Daniel 6:14
New International Version
When the king heard this, he was greatly distressed; he was determined to rescue Daniel and made every effort until sundown to save him.

New Living Translation
Hearing this, the king was deeply troubled, and he tried to think of a way to save Daniel. He spent the rest of the day looking for a way to get Daniel out of this predicament.

English Standard Version
Then the king, when he heard these words, was much distressed and set his mind to deliver Daniel. And he labored till the sun went down to rescue him.

Berean Study Bible
As soon as the king heard this, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel, and he labored until sundown to rescue him.

New American Standard Bible
Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.

King James Bible
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

Christian Standard Bible
As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him.

Contemporary English Version
The king was really upset to hear about this, and for the rest of the day he tried to think how he could save Daniel.

Good News Translation
When the king heard this, he was upset and did his best to find some way to rescue Daniel. He kept trying until sunset.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him.

International Standard Version
When the king heard this, he was greatly upset, because he was determined to make every effort to save Daniel before the sun set.

NET Bible
When the king heard this, he was very upset and began thinking about how he might rescue Daniel. Until late afternoon he was struggling to find a way to rescue him.

New Heart English Bible
Then the king, when he heard these words, was very displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him. And he labored until the going down of the sun to rescue him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king was very displeased when he heard this. He tried every way he could think of to save Daniel. Until sundown he did everything he could to rescue him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

New American Standard 1977
Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
When the king, heard the matter, it weighed very heavy upon him, and he set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured until the going down of the sun to deliver him.

King James 2000 Bible
Then the king, when he heard these words, was greatly displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he labored till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

American King James Version
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he labored till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

American Standard Version
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he labored till the going down of the sun to rescue him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then the king, when he heard the saying, was much grieved for Daniel and he greatly exerted himself for Daniel to deliver him: and he exerted himself till evening to deliver him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now when the king had heard these words, he was very much grieved, and in behalf of Daniel he set his heart to deliver him and even till sunset he laboured to save him.

Darby Bible Translation
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore distressed thereby, and set his heart on Daniel to save him; and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

English Revised Version
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till the going down of the sun to rescue him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the king, when he heard these words, was much displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he labored till the setting of the sun to deliver him.

World English Bible
Then the king, when he heard these words, was very displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he labored until the going down of the sun to rescue him.

Young's Literal Translation
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.
Study Bible
Daniel in the Lions' Den
13Then they told the king, “Daniel, one of the exiles from Judah, shows no regard for you, O king, or for the decree that you have signed. He still makes his petition three times a day.” 14As soon as the king heard this, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel, and he labored until sundown to rescue him. 15Then the men approached the king together and said to him, “Remember, O king, that by the law of the Medes and Persians no decree or ordinance established by the king can be changed.”…
Cross References
Mark 6:26
The king was overwhelmed with sorrow, but because of his oaths and his guests, he did not want to refuse her.

1 Chronicles 12:35
From the Danites: 28,600 prepared for battle.

Treasury of Scripture

Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he labored till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

was sore.

Daniel 3:13
Then Nebuchadnezzar in his rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Then they brought these men before the king.

Matthew 27:17-24
Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ? …

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.

and he.

2 Samuel 3:28,29
And afterward when David heard it, he said, I and my kingdom are guiltless before the LORD for ever from the blood of Abner the son of Ner: …







Lexicon
As soon as
כְּדִ֧י (kə·ḏî)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 1768: Who, which, that, because

the king
מַלְכָּ֜א (mal·kā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 4430: A king

heard
שְׁמַ֗ע (šə·ma‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8086: To hear intelligently

this,
מִלְּתָ֣א (mil·lə·ṯā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 4406: A word, command, discourse, subject

he was deeply
שַׂגִּיא֙ (śag·gî)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7690: Great, much

distressed
בְּאֵ֣שׁ (bə·’êš)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 888: To smell bad, to be offensive

and set
שָׂ֥ם (śām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7761: To set, make

[his] mind
בָּ֖ל (bāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1079: Anxiety, the heart

on delivering
לְשֵׁיזָבוּתֵ֑הּ (lə·šê·zā·ḇū·ṯêh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7804: To leave, free

Daniel,
דָּנִיֵּ֛אל (dā·nî·yêl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1841: Daniel -- 'God is my judge', an Israelite leader in Babylon

and he labored
מִשְׁתַּדַּ֖ר (miš·tad·dar)
Verb - Hitpael - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7712: To struggle, strive

until
וְעַד֙ (wə·‘aḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5705: Even to, until

sundown
מֶֽעָלֵ֣י (me·‘ā·lê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4606: The setting

to rescue him.
לְהַצָּלוּתֵֽהּ׃ (lə·haṣ·ṣā·lū·ṯêh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5338: To rescue, deliver
6:11-17 It is no new thing for what is done faithfully, in conscience toward God, to be misrepresented as done obstinately, and in contempt of the civil powers. Through want of due thought, we often do that which afterwards, like Darius, we see cause a thousand times to wish undone again. Daniel, that venerable man, is brought as the vilest of malefactors, and is thrown into the den of lions, to be devoured, only for worshipping his God. No doubt the placing the stone was ordered by the providence of God, that the miracle of Daniel's deliverance might appear more plain; and the king sealed it with his own signet, probably lest Daniel's enemies should kill him. Let us commit our lives and souls unto God, in well-doing. We cannot place full confidence even in men whom we faithfully serve; but believers may, in all cases, be sure of the Divine favour and consolation.
Jump to Previous
Daniel Deeply Deliver Delivering Determined Displeased Distressed Ears Effort Evil Fixed Greatly Heard Heart Keeping King's Labored Mind Power Rescue Safe Save Setting Soon Sore Statement Sun Sundown Sunset Words
Jump to Next
Daniel Deeply Deliver Delivering Determined Displeased Distressed Ears Effort Evil Fixed Greatly Heard Heart Keeping King's Labored Mind Power Rescue Safe Save Setting Soon Sore Statement Sun Sundown Sunset Words
Links
Daniel 6:14 NIV
Daniel 6:14 NLT
Daniel 6:14 ESV
Daniel 6:14 NASB
Daniel 6:14 KJV

Daniel 6:14 Bible Apps
Daniel 6:14 Biblia Paralela
Daniel 6:14 Chinese Bible
Daniel 6:14 French Bible
Daniel 6:14 German Bible

Alphabetical: and as Daniel deeply delivering determined distressed effort even every exerting greatly he heard him himself his kept king made mind on rescue save set soon statement sundown sunset the Then this to until was When

OT Prophets: Daniel 6:14 Then the king when he heard these (Dan. Da Dn) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Daniel 6:13
Top of Page
Top of Page