Then the king, when he hath heard the matter, is greatly displeased at himself, and on Daniel he hath set the heart to deliver him, and till the going up of the sun he was arranging to deliver him.
Daniel 6:14 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The king - was sore displeased with himself - And well he might, when through his excessive folly he passed a law that, for its ostensible object, would have been a disgrace almost to an idiot.
And set his heart on Daniel - He strove by every means to get the law annulled. He had no doubt spoken to several of his lords in private, and had gone from one to another till the going down of the sun.
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was sore. The king now clearly perceived for what purpose the decree had been solicited; and was exceedingly displeased with himself that he had suffered himself to be so deluded.
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Matthew 27:17-24 Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said to them, Whom will you that I release to you? Barabbas...
Mark 6:26 And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.
Luke 23:13-21 And Pilate, when he had called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people...
John 19:7-12 The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God...
and he. He strove during the whole day, by every means, to evade or annul the edict; but the foolish constitution of his government (exactly the reverse of the happy rule for the conduct of our gracious monarch) did not allow them to pardon any person who had broken one of their decrees, however arbitrary and unreasonable.
2 Samuel 3:28,29 And afterward when David heard it, he said...
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