Daniel 6:5
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New International Version
Finally these men said, "We will never find any basis for charges against this man Daniel unless it has something to do with the law of his God."

New Living Translation
So they concluded, "Our only chance of finding grounds for accusing Daniel will be in connection with the rules of his religion."

English Standard Version
Then these men said, “We shall not find any ground for complaint against this Daniel unless we find it in connection with the law of his God.”

Berean Study Bible
Finally these men said, “We will never find any charge against this Daniel, unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God.”

New American Standard Bible
Then these men said, "We will not find any ground of accusation against this Daniel unless we find it against him with regard to the law of his God."

King James Bible
Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

Christian Standard Bible
Then these men said, "We will never find any charge against this Daniel unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God."

Contemporary English Version
Finally, they said to one another, "We will never be able to bring any charge against Daniel, unless it has to do with his religion."

Good News Translation
They said to each other, "We are not going to find anything of which to accuse Daniel unless it is something in connection with his religion."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then these men said, "We will never find any charge against this Daniel unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God."

International Standard Version
So these men said, "We'll never find any basis for complaint against Daniel unless we build it on the requirements of his God."

NET Bible
So these men concluded, "We won't find any pretext against this man Daniel unless it is in connection with the law of his God."

New Heart English Bible
Then these men said, "We will not find any charge against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These men said, "We won't find anything to accuse this man, Daniel, unless we find it in his religious practices."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then said these men: 'We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him in the matter of the law of his God.'

New American Standard 1977
Then these men said, “We shall not find any ground of accusation against this Daniel unless we find it against him with regard to the law of his God.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then these men said, We shall never find any occasion against this Daniel except we find it against him in the law of his God.

King James 2000 Bible
Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

American King James Version
Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

American Standard Version
Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then these men said: We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, unless perhaps concerning the law of his God.

Darby Bible Translation
Then said these men, We shall not find any pretext against this Daniel, unless we find [it] against him touching the law of his God.

English Revised Version
Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

World English Bible
Then these men said, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

Young's Literal Translation
Then these men are saying, 'We do not find against this Daniel any cause of complaint, except we have found it against him in the law of his God.'
Study Bible
The Plot Against Daniel
4Thus the administrators and satraps sought a charge against Daniel concerning the kingdom, but they could find no charge or corruption, because he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him. 5Finally these men said, “We will never find any charge against this Daniel, unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God.” 6So the administrators and satraps went together to the king and said, “O King Darius, may you live forever!…
Cross References
Acts 24:13
Nor can they prove to you any of their charges against me.

Acts 24:20
Otherwise, let these men state for themselves any crime they found in me when I stood before the Sanhedrin,

1 Samuel 29:3
The commanders of the Philistines asked, "What about these Hebrews?" Achish replied, "Is this not David, the servant of King Saul of Israel? He has been with me all these days, even years, and from the day he defected until today I have found no fault in him."

Jeremiah 29:7
Seek the prosperity of the city to which I have sent you as exiles. Pray to the LORD on its behalf, for if it prospers, you too will prosper.'

Treasury of Scripture

Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.

1 Samuel 24:17 And he said to David, You are more righteous than I: for you have …

Esther 3:8 And Haman said to king Ahasuerus…

John 19:6,7 When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried …

Acts 24:13-16,20,21 Neither can they prove the things whereof they now accuse me…

(5) This conspiracy was evidently the result of jealousy on the part of the other officers at the advancement of Daniel.

Then said these men,.... To one another:

we shall not find any occasion against this Daniel; whom they speak of with great disdain and contempt, calling him this Daniel, this fellow, though in the highest post in the kingdom:

except we find it against him concerning the law of his God; about his religion; not that they thought he would be prevailed upon to break the law of his God in any respect; but they knew he was tenacious of the Jewish religion, and of all the laws, rites, and ceremonies of it; if therefore they could get an act passed, and signed by the king, which would any ways affect his religion, or any branch of it, or prohibit the performance of it for any time, they hoped to get an advantage of him, knowing that he would not on any consideration forsake or neglect that; which being said by his enemies was greatly to his honour. 5. It is the highest testimony to a godly man's walk, when his most watchful enemies can find no ground of censure save in that he walks according to the law of God even where it opposes the ways of the world.6:1-5 We notice to the glory of God, that though Daniel was now very old, yet he was able for business, and had continued faithful to his religion. It is for the glory of God, when those who profess religion, conduct themselves so that their most watchful enemies may find no occasion for blaming them, save only in the matters of their God, in which they walk according to their consciences.
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