Daniel 6:5
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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."

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.

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.

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.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Sought to find occasion against Daniel - But they found no blemish in his administration, for he was faithful to his king: this was a virtue. But he was also faithful to his God: this they hoped to construe into a crime, and make it the cause of his ruin.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

1 Samuel 24:17 And he said to David, You are more righteous than I: for you have rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded you evil.

Esther 3:8 And Haman said to king Ahasuerus...

John 19:6,7 When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him, crucify him. Pilate said to them...

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

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A Tribute from Enemies
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.'--DANIEL vi. 5. Daniel was somewhere about ninety years old when he was cast to the lions. He had been for many years the real governor of the whole empire; and, of course, in such a position had incurred much hatred and jealousy. He was a foreigner and a worshipper of another God, and therefore was all the more unpopular, as a Brahmin would be in England if he were
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Jordan: the Decisive Start. Matthew 3:13-17. Mark 1:9-1Luke
3:21-22. The Anvil of Experience: knowledge only through experience--the Fourth, Daniel 3:25.--three Hebrews, Daniel 3.--Babylonian premier, Daniel 6:16-23.--George Mueller--Jesus made perfect through experience, Hebrews 2:10. 5:8, 9. 7:28, l.c.--all our experiences, Hebrews 2:14-18. Philippians 2:7. Hebrews 4:15, except through sin, Hebrews 4:15, l.c. 7:26. 2 Corinthians 5:21, f.c. 1 Peter 2:22. 1 John 3:5, l.c.--Jesus' suffering, Philippians 2:6-8. Hebrews 2:9, 17, 18. 4:15. His obedience, Luke
S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks about Jesus

Cross References
Acts 24:13
And they cannot prove to you the charges they are now making against me.

Acts 24:20
Or these who are here should state what 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, who was an officer of Saul king of Israel? He has already been with me for over a year, and from the day he left Saul until now, I have found no fault in him."

Jeremiah 29:7
Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper."

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