Daniel 6:26
New International Version
"I issue a decree that in every part of my kingdom people must fear and reverence the God of Daniel. "For he is the living God and he endures forever; his kingdom will not be destroyed, his dominion will never end.

New Living Translation
“I decree that everyone throughout my kingdom should tremble with fear before the God of Daniel. For he is the living God, and he will endure forever. His kingdom will never be destroyed, and his rule will never end.

English Standard Version
I make a decree, that in all my royal dominion people are to tremble and fear before the God of Daniel, for he is the living God, enduring forever; his kingdom shall never be destroyed, and his dominion shall be to the end.

Berean Study Bible
I hereby decree that in every part of my kingdom, men are to tremble in fear before the God of Daniel: For He is the living God, and He endures forever; His kingdom will never be destroyed, and His dominion will never end.

King James Bible
I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end.

New King James Version
I make a decree that in every dominion of my kingdom men must tremble and fear before the God of Daniel. For He is the living God, And steadfast forever; His kingdom is the one which shall not be destroyed, And His dominion shall endure to the end.

New American Standard Bible
I issue a decree that in all the realm of my kingdom people are to tremble and fear before the God of Daniel; For He is the living God and enduring forever, And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, And His dominion will be forever.

NASB 1995
"I make a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel; For He is the living God and enduring forever, And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, And His dominion will be forever.

NASB 1977
“I make a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel; For He is the living God and enduring forever, And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, And His dominion will be forever.

Amplified Bible
I issue a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to [reverently] fear and tremble before the God of Daniel, For He is the living God, enduring and steadfast forever, And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, And His dominion will be forever.

Christian Standard Bible
I issue a decree that in all my royal dominion, people must tremble in fear before the God of Daniel: For he is the living God, and he endures forever; his kingdom will never be destroyed, and his dominion has no end.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I issue a decree that in all my royal dominion, people must tremble in fear before the God of Daniel: For He is the living God, and He endures forever; His kingdom will never be destroyed, and His dominion has no end.

American Standard Version
I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel; for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever, And his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed; and his dominion shall be even unto the end.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The law has been set from before me that in every dominion of my kingdom they shall be shaken and stand in awe before the God of Daniel, for he is The Living God, and he endures to the eternities, and his kingdom is not destroyed and his dominion is until the end

Brenton Septuagint Translation
This decree has been set forth by me in every dominion of my kingdom, that men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living and eternal God, and his kingdom shall not be destroyed, and his dominion is for ever.

Contemporary English Version
I command everyone in my kingdom to worship and honor the God of Daniel. He is the living God, the one who lives forever. His power and his kingdom will never end.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is decreed by me, that in all my empire and my kingdom all men dread and fear the God of Daniel. For he is the living and eternal God for ever: and his kingdom shall not be destroyed, and his power shall be for ever.

English Revised Version
I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end:

Good News Translation
I command that throughout my empire everyone should fear and respect Daniel's God. "He is a living God, and he will rule forever. His kingdom will never be destroyed, and his power will never come to an end.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I decree that in every part of my kingdom people should tremble with terror in front of Daniel's God, the living God who continues forever. His kingdom will never be destroyed. His power lasts to the end [of time].

International Standard Version
"I hereby decree that in every area of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel. For he is the living God, who endures forever. His kingdom is one that will not be destroyed, and his dominion continues forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel; For He is the living God, And stedfast for ever, And His kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, And His dominion shall be even unto the end;

Literal Standard Version
From before me a decree is made, that in every dominion of my kingdom they are trembling and fearing before the God of Daniel, for He [is] the living God, and abiding for all ages, and His kingdom that which [is] not destroyed, and His dominion [is] to the end.

NET Bible
I have issued an edict that throughout all the dominion of my kingdom people are to revere and fear the God of Daniel. "For he is the living God; he endures forever. His kingdom will not be destroyed; his authority is forever.

New Heart English Bible
I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel; for he is the living God, and steadfast forever. His kingdom shall not be destroyed; and his dominion shall be to the end.

World English Bible
I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel; for he is the living God, and steadfast forever, His kingdom that which shall not be destroyed; and his dominion shall be even to the end.

Young's Literal Translation
From before me is made a decree, that in every dominion of my kingdom they are trembling and fearing before the God of Daniel, for He is the living God, and abiding to the ages, and His kingdom that which is not destroyed, and His dominion is unto the end.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Darius Honors God
25Then King Darius wrote to the people of every nation and language throughout the land: “May your prosperity abound. 26 I hereby decree that in every part of my kingdom, men are to tremble in fear before the God of Daniel: For He is the living God, and He endures forever; His kingdom will never be destroyed, and His dominion will never end. 27He delivers and rescues; He performs signs and wonders in the heavens and on the earth, for He has rescued Daniel from the power of the lions.”…

Cross References
Luke 1:33
and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever. His kingdom will never end!"

Romans 9:26
and, "It will happen that in the very place where it was said to them, 'You are not My people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'"

Ezra 1:3
Whoever among you belongs to His people, may his God be with him, and may he go to Jerusalem in Judah and build the house of the LORD, the God of Israel; He is the God who is in Jerusalem.

Ezra 6:8
I hereby decree what you must do for these elders of the Jews who are rebuilding this house of God: The cost is to be paid in full to these men from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces west of the Euphrates, so that the work will not be hindered.

Ezra 7:13
I hereby decree that any volunteers among the Israelites in my kingdom, including the priests and Levites, may go up with you to Jerusalem.

Ezra 7:21
I, King Artaxerxes, decree to all the treasurers west of the Euphrates: Whatever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the Law of the God of heaven, may require of you, it must be provided promptly,

Psalm 42:2
My soul thirsts for God, the living God. When shall I come and appear in God's presence?

Psalm 93:1
The LORD reigns! He is robed in majesty; The LORD has clothed and armed Himself with strength. The world indeed is firmly established; it cannot be moved.

Psalm 93:2
Your throne was established long ago; You are from all eternity.

Daniel 2:44
In the days of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor will it be left to another people. It will shatter all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, but will itself stand forever.

Daniel 3:29
Therefore I decree that the people of any nation or language who say anything offensive against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego will be cut into pieces and their houses reduced to rubble. For there is no other god who can deliver in this way."

Daniel 4:3
How great are His signs, how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an eternal kingdom; His dominion endures from generation to generation.

Daniel 4:34
But at the end of those days I, Nebuchadnezzar, looked up to heaven, and my sanity was restored to me. Then I praised the Most High, and I honored and glorified Him who lives forever: "For His dominion is an everlasting dominion, and His kingdom endures from generation to generation.

Daniel 6:20
When he reached the den, he cried out in a voice of anguish, "O Daniel, servant of the living God, has your God, whom you serve continually, been able to deliver you from the lions?"

Daniel 7:14
And He was given dominion, glory, and kingship, that the people of every nation and language should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and His kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.

Daniel 7:27
Then the sovereignty, dominion, and greatness of the kingdoms under all of heaven will be given to the people, the saints of the Most High. His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all rulers will serve and obey Him.'

Hosea 1:10
Yet the number of the Israelites will be like the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or counted. And it will happen that in the very place where it was said to them, 'You are not My people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'

Malachi 3:6
"Because I, the LORD, do not change, you descendants of Jacob have not been destroyed.


Treasury of Scripture

I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and steadfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even to the end.

make.

Daniel 3:29
Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill: because there is no other God that can deliver after this sort.

Ezra 6:8-12
Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expences be given unto these men, that they be not hindered…

Ezra 7:12,13
Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and at such a time…

tremble.

Psalm 2:11
Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 99:1-3
The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved…

Psalm 119:120
My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

for.

Daniel 4:34
And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation:

Deuteronomy 5:26
For who is there of all flesh, that hath heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?

1 Samuel 17:26,36
And David spake to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that killeth this Philistine, and taketh away the reproach from Israel? for who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God? …

and stedfast.

Psalm 93:1,2
The LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved…

Psalm 146:10
The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

Malachi 3:6
For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.

and his kingdom.

Daniel 2:44
And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

Daniel 4:3,34
How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to generation…

Daniel 7:14,27
And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed…









(26) Unto the end.--The language of this decree is remarkably Scriptural. This is due, no doubt, to the share which Daniel had in the composition of it. By the "end" is meant the end of all the heathen kingdoms which shall arise upon the earth, or, in other words, the setting up of the kingdom of the Messiah.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I hereby
שִׂ֣ים (śîm)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7761: To set, make

decree
טְעֵם֒ (ṭə·‘êm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2942: Flavor, judgment, account

that
דִּ֣י ׀ (dî)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 1768: Who, which, that, because

in every
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3606: The whole, all, any, every

part
שָׁלְטָ֣ן (šā·lə·ṭān)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7985: Dominion

of my kingdom,
מַלְכוּתִ֗י (mal·ḵū·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4437: Royalty, reign, kingdom

[men are to] tremble
זָיְעִין֙ (zā·yə·‘în)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 2112: To tremble

in fear
וְדָ֣חֲלִ֔ין (wə·ḏā·ḥă·lîn)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1763: To slink, to fear, be formidable

before
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4481: From, out of, by, by reason of, at, more than

the God
אֱלָהֵ֣הּ (’ĕ·lā·hêh)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 426: God

of
דִּי־ (dî-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 1768: Who, which, that, because

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

For
דִּי־ (dî-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 1768: Who, which, that, because

He
ה֣וּא ׀ (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1932: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is the living
חַיָּ֗א (ḥay·yā)
Adjective - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 2417: Alive, life

God,
אֱלָהָ֣א (’ĕ·lā·hā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 426: God

and He endures forever;
וְקַיָּם֙ (wə·qay·yām)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7011: Permanent

His kingdom
וּמַלְכוּתֵהּ֙ (ū·mal·ḵū·ṯêh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4437: Royalty, reign, kingdom

will never
לָ֣א (lā)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3809: Not, no

be destroyed,
תִתְחַבַּ֔ל (ṯiṯ·ḥab·bal)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 2255: To destroy, hurt

and His dominion
וְשָׁלְטָנֵ֖הּ (wə·šā·lə·ṭā·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7985: Dominion

will never end.
סוֹפָֽא׃ (sō·w·p̄ā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 5491: A termination


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