Darius

The origin of the name Darius is Hebrew

 

This is how Darius is written in Hebrew

 

דַּרְיָוֶשׁ =  Dar`yavesh

 

The meaning of the name Darius is: Lord is more a title (rather than name) of several Persian kings

 

There are several Darius mentioned in the bible Darius the Mede, Darius the founder of the Perso-Arian dynasty and Darius II and Darius III

 

The name Darius appears in the bible in the following verses:

 

Ezra 4:5 KJV
And hired counsellors against them, to frustrate their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.

Nehemiah 12:22 KJV
The Levites in the days of Eliashib, Joiada, and Johanan, and Jaddua, were recorded chief of the fathers: also the priests, to the reign of Darius the Persian.

Daniel 9:1 KJV
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

Daniel 11:1 KJV
Also I in the first year of Darius the Mede, even I, stood to confirm and to strengthen him.

Haggai 1:1 KJV
In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, in the first day of the month, came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet unto Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, saying,

Haggai 1:15 KJV
In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

Haggai 2:10 KJV
In the four and twentieth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying,

Zechariah 1:1 KJV
In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD unto Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,

Zechariah 1:7 KJV
Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Sebat, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD unto Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,

Zechariah 7:1 KJV
And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Darius, that the word of the LORD came unto Zechariah in the fourth day of the ninth month, even in Chisleu;