Daniel 6:2
New International Version
with three administrators over them, one of whom was Daniel. The satraps were made accountable to them so that the king might not suffer loss.

New Living Translation
The king also chose Daniel and two others as administrators to supervise the high officers and protect the king's interests.

English Standard Version
and over them three high officials, of whom Daniel was one, to whom these satraps should give account, so that the king might suffer no loss.

Berean Study Bible
and over them three administrators, including Daniel, to whom these satraps were accountable so that the king would not suffer loss.

New American Standard Bible
and over them three commissioners (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.

King James Bible
And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage.

Christian Standard Bible
and over them three administrators, including Daniel. These satraps would be accountable to them so that the king would not be defrauded.

Contemporary English Version
In order to make sure that his government was run properly, Darius put three other officials in charge of the governors. One of these officials was Daniel.

Good News Translation
In addition, he chose Daniel and two others to supervise the governors and to look after the king's interests.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and over them three administrators, including Daniel. These satraps would be accountable to them so that the king would not be defrauded.

International Standard Version
along with three chief administrators from them, one of which was Daniel. The regional authorities reported to these three administrators, so that the king would experience no losses.

NET Bible
Over them would be three supervisors, one of whom was Daniel. These satraps were accountable to them, so that the king's interests might not incur damage.

New Heart English Bible
and over them three administrators, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Over these satraps were three officials. Daniel was one of these officials. The satraps were to report to these three officials so that the king wouldn't be cheated.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account unto them, and that the king should have no damage.

New American Standard 1977
and over them three commissioners (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and over these three presidents, of whom Daniel was first, that the governors might give accounts unto them, and the king should not be bothered.

King James 2000 Bible
And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the satraps might give accounts unto them, and the king should suffer no loss.

American King James Version
And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts to them, and the king should have no damage.

American Standard Version
and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account unto them, and that the king should have no damage.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and over them three governors, of whom one was, Daniel; for the satraps to give account to them, that the king should not be troubled.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And three princes over them, of whom Daniel was one: that the governors might give an account to them, and the king might have no trouble.

Darby Bible Translation
and over these, three presidents -- of whom Daniel was one -- to whom these satraps should render account, and that the king should suffer no loss.

English Revised Version
and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account unto them, and that the king should have no damage.

Webster's Bible Translation
And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts to them, and the king should have no damage.

World English Bible
and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account to them, and that the king should have no damage.

Young's Literal Translation
and higher than they three presidents, of whom Daniel is first, that these satraps may give to them an account, and the king have no loss.
Study Bible
The Plot Against Daniel
1Now it pleased Darius to appoint 120 satraps to rule throughout the kingdom, 2and over them three administrators, including Daniel, to whom these satraps were accountable so that the king would not suffer loss. 3Soon, by his extraordinary spirit, Daniel distinguished himself among the administrators and satraps. So the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.…
Cross References
Ezra 4:22
See that you do not neglect this matter. Why allow this threat to increase and the royal interests to suffer?

Esther 7:4
For my people and I have been sold out to destruction, death, and annihilation. If we had merely been sold as menservants and maidservants, I would have held my peace, because no such distress would justify burdening the king."

Daniel 2:48
Then the king promoted Daniel and gave him many generous gifts. He made him ruler over the entire province of Babylon and administrator over all the wise men of Babylon.

Daniel 2:49
And at Daniel's request, the king appointed Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego to manage the province of Babylon, while Daniel remained at the king's court.

Daniel 5:7
The king called out for the enchanters, astrologers, and diviners to be brought in, and he said to these wise men of Babylon, "Whoever reads this inscription and tells me its interpretation will be clothed in purple and have a gold chain placed around his neck, and he will be made the third highest ruler in the kingdom."

Daniel 5:16
But I have heard about you, that you are able to give interpretations and solve difficult problems. Therefore, if you can read this inscription and give me its interpretation, you will be clothed in purple and have a gold chain placed around your neck, and you will be made the third highest ruler in the kingdom."

Daniel 5:29
Then Belshazzar gave the command, and they clothed Daniel in purple, placed a gold chain around his neck, and proclaimed him the third highest ruler in the kingdom.

Daniel 6:1
Now it pleased Darius to appoint 120 satraps to rule throughout the kingdom,

Treasury of Scripture

And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts to them, and the king should have no damage.

of.

Daniel 2:48,49
Then the king made Daniel a great man, and gave him many great gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief of the governors over all the wise men of Babylon…

Daniel 5:16,29
And I have heard of thee, that thou canst make interpretations, and dissolve doubts: now if thou canst read the writing, and make known to me the interpretation thereof, thou shalt be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about thy neck, and shalt be the third ruler in the kingdom…

1 Samuel 2:30
Wherefore the LORD God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

that.

Matthew 18:23
Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants.

Luke 16:2
And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.

and the.

Ezra 4:22
Take heed now that ye fail not to do this: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?

Esther 7:4
For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.

Proverbs 26:6
He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh damage.







Lexicon
and over
וְעֵ֤לָּא (wə·‘êl·lā)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 5924: Above

them three
תְּלָתָ֔א (tə·lā·ṯā)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8532: Three, third

administrators,
סָרְכִ֣ין (sā·rə·ḵîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5632: Chief, overseer

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

to whom
לְהוֹן֙ (lə·hō·wn)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

these
אִלֵּ֗ין (’il·lên)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 459: These

satraps
אֲחַשְׁדַּרְפְּנַיָּ֣א (’ă·ḥaš·dar·pə·nay·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's Hebrew 324: A satrap, governor, of a, main province

were accountable
טַעְמָ֔א (ṭa‘·mā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 2941: Account, to be commanded, commandment, matter

so that the king
וּמַלְכָּ֖א (ū·mal·kā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 4430: A king

would not
לָֽא־ (lā-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3809: Not, no

suffer loss.
נָזִֽק׃ (nā·ziq)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5142: To suffer injury
(2) Three presidents.--See Note on Daniel 5:7. If there had been a triumvirate in Babylon, Darius continued the form of government which he found already existing, and retained Daniel in the official post to which he had been promoted by Belshazzar.

6:1-5 We notice to the glory of God, that though Daniel was now very old, yet he was able for business, and had continued faithful to his religion. It is for the glory of God, when those who profess religion, conduct themselves so that their most watchful enemies may find no occasion for blaming them, save only in the matters of their God, in which they walk according to their consciences.
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