And for temporal favour and Mede, they sell and give benefices to unworthy and unable persons; yea, these simoners sell sin!
Notice again how the Mede's own character is maintained: he speaks as he felt then.
The sheltering tenderness of the Mede and Persian would have been very grateful just then to their little daughter.
In its first charter the town is called "the new borough of Mede."
But to make confusion worse confounded, if these chapters were meant for history, the problematic "Darius the Mede" is in Dan.
The Mede and the Persian did not, however, meet it with cold logic.
Whatever his present fraud, whatever his previous career, this daring Mede was enabled to make his reign beloved and respected.
Herodotus, at any rate, once represents Gobryas as calling him a Mede.
So he spoke, and the first to answer was the Mede who had claimed kinship with Cyrus in the old days.
He cep ra sceatta, and blissa on am wurmynte, and hf his Mede for isum life, and bi bescyred re ecan Mede.
inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from Latin Medus, from Greek Medos "Mede," from the indigenous people-name Medes, said to be from the name of their first king (Medos).
(Heb. Madai), a Median or inhabitant of Media (Dan. 11:1). In Gen. 10:2 the Hebrew word occurs in the list of the sons of Japheth. But probably this is an ethnic and not a personal name, and denotes simply the Medes as descended from Japheth.