New International Version
So these administrators and satraps went as a group to the king and said: "May King Darius live forever!
King James Bible
Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the king, and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
Then these presidents and satraps came in a body to the king, and said thus unto him: King Darius, live for ever!
World English Bible
Then these presidents and satraps assembled together to the king, and said thus to him, King Darius, live forever.
Young's Literal Translation
Then these presidents and satraps have assembled near the king, and thus they are saying to him: 'O king Darius, to the ages live!
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CommentaryClarke'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.
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assembled together. or, came tumultuously.
LibraryA 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 …
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The Jordan: the Decisive Start. Matthew 3:13-17. Mark 1:9-1Luke
but I said to the king, "May the king live forever! Why should my face not look sad when the city where my ancestors are buried lies in ruins, and its gates have been destroyed by fire?"
Then the astrologers answered the king, "May the king live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will interpret it."
They said to King Nebuchadnezzar, "May the king live forever!
The queen, hearing the voices of the king and his nobles, came into the banquet hall. "May the king live forever!" she said. "Don't be alarmed! Don't look so pale!
Then these men went as a group and found Daniel praying and asking God for help.
Daniel answered, "May the king live forever!
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