Daniel 6:6
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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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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.

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assembled together. or, came tumultuously.

Daniel 6:11 Then these men assembled, and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God.

Psalm 56:6 They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

Psalm 62:3 How long will you imagine mischief against a man? you shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall you be...

Psalm 64:2-6 Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity...

Matthew 27:23-25 And the governor said, Why, what evil has he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified...

Luke 23:23-25 And they were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified...

Acts 22:22,23 And they gave him audience to this word, and then lifted up their voices, and said, Away with such a fellow from the earth...

King.

Daniel 6:21 Then said Daniel to the king, O king, live for ever.

Daniel 2:4 Then spoke the Chaldeans to the king in Syriack, O king, live for ever: tell your servants the dream...

Daniel 3:9 They spoke and said to the king Nebuchadnezzar, O king, live for ever.

Daniel 5:10 Now the queen by reason of the words of the king and his lords came into the banquet house: and the queen spoke and said, O king...

Nehemiah 2:3 And said to the king, Let the king live for ever: why should not my countenance be sad, when the city...

Acts 24:2 And when he was called forth, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Seeing that by you we enjoy great quietness...

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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
Nehemiah 2:3
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?"

Daniel 2:4
Then the astrologers answered the king, "May the king live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will interpret it."

Daniel 3:9
They said to King Nebuchadnezzar, "May the king live forever!

Daniel 5:10
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!

Daniel 6:11
Then these men went as a group and found Daniel praying and asking God for help.

Daniel 6:21
Daniel answered, "May the king live forever!

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