Daniel 6:8
New International Version
Now, Your Majesty, issue the decree and put it in writing so that it cannot be altered--in accordance with the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be repealed."

New Living Translation
And now, Your Majesty, issue and sign this law so it cannot be changed, an official law of the Medes and Persians that cannot be revoked."

English Standard Version
Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document, so that it cannot be changed, according to the law of the Medes and the Persians, which cannot be revoked.”

Berean Study Bible
Therefore, O king, establish the decree and sign the document so that it cannot be changed—in accordance with the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be repealed.”

New American Standard Bible
"Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked."

King James Bible
Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, Your Majesty, establish the edict and sign the document so that, as a law of the Medes and Persians, it is irrevocable and cannot be changed."

Contemporary English Version
Order this to be written and then sign it, so it cannot be changed, just as no written law of the Medes and Persians can be changed."

Good News Translation
So let Your Majesty issue this order and sign it, and it will be in force, a law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be changed."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, Your Majesty, establish the edict and sign the document so that, as a law of the Medes and Persians, it is irrevocable and cannot be changed."

International Standard Version
Therefore, your majesty, establish the decree and sign the written document so it can't be changed, in accordance with the laws of the Medes and Persians that can't be repealed."

NET Bible
Now let the king issue a written interdict so that it cannot be altered, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be changed.

New Heart English Bible
Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be changed."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your Majesty, issue this decree, and sign it. According to the law of the Medes and Persians no one could change it or repeal it."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now, O king, establish the interdict, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.'

New American Standard 1977
“Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now, O king, confirm the decree and sign the writing that it not be moved, according to the law of Media and of Persia, which does not change.

King James 2000 Bible
Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which alters not.

American King James Version
Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which alters not.

American Standard Version
Now, O king, establish the interdict, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now, therefore, O king, confirm the sentence, and sign the decree: that what is decreed by the Medes and Persians may not be altered, nor any man be allowed to transgress it.

Darby Bible Translation
Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked.

English Revised Version
Now, O king, establish the interdict, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

World English Bible
Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which doesn't alter.

Young's Literal Translation
Now, O king, thou dost establish the interdict, and sign the writing, that it is not to be changed, as a law of Media and Persia, that doth not pass away.'
Study Bible
The Plot Against Daniel
7All the royal administrators, prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce a decree that for thirty days anyone who petitions any god or man except you, O king, will be thrown into the den of lions. 8Therefore, O king, establish the decree and sign the document so that it cannot be changed— in accordance with the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be repealed.” 9Therefore King Darius signed the written decree.…
Cross References
Esther 1:19
So if it pleases the king, let him issue a royal decree, and let it be recorded in the laws of Persia and Media so that it cannot be repealed, that Vashti shall never again enter the presence of King Xerxes, and her royal position shall be given to a woman more worthy than she.

Esther 3:12
On the thirteenth day of the first month, the royal scribes were summoned and the order was written exactly as Haman commanded the royal satraps, the governors of each province, and the officials of each people, in the script of each province and the language of every people. It was written in the name of King Xerxes and sealed with the royal signet ring.

Esther 8:8
Now you may write in the king's name as you please regarding the Jews, and seal it with the royal signet ring. For a decree that is written in the name of the king and sealed with the royal signet ring cannot be revoked."

Esther 8:10
Mordecai wrote in the name of King Xerxes and sealed it with the royal signet ring. He sent the documents by mounted couriers riding on swift horses bred from the royal mares.

Isaiah 10:1
Woe to those who enact unjust statutes and issue oppressive decrees,

Daniel 5:28
PERES means that your kingdom has been divided and given over to the Medes and Persians."

Daniel 6:12
So they approached the king and asked about his royal decree: "Did you not sign a decree that for thirty days any man who petitions any god or man except you, O king, will be thrown into the den of lions?" The king replied, "According to the law of the Medes and Persians, the order stands and it cannot be repealed."

Daniel 6:15
Then 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."

Treasury of Scripture

Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which alters not.

establish.

Esther 3:12 Then were the king's scribes called on the thirteenth day of the first month…

Esther 8:10 And he wrote in the king Ahasuerus' name, and sealed it with the …

Isaiah 10:1 Woe to them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness …

according.

Daniel 6:12,15 Then they came near, and spoke before the king concerning the king's …

Esther 1:19 If it please the king, let there go a royal commandment from him, …

Esther 8:3 And Esther spoke yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet…

altereth not. Chal. passeth not.

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.







Lexicon
Therefore,
כְּעַ֣ן (kə·‘an)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3705: Now

O king,
מַלְכָּ֔א (mal·kā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 4430: A king

establish
תְּקִ֥ים (tə·qîm)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6966: To arise, stand

the decree
אֱסָרָ֖א (’ĕ·sā·rā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 633: An interdict

and sign
וְתִרְשֻׁ֣ם (wə·ṯir·šum)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7560: To inscribe, sign

the document
כְּתָבָ֑א (kə·ṯā·ḇā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 3792: Something written, a writing, record, book

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

it cannot
לָ֧א (lā)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3809: Not, no

be changed—
לְהַשְׁנָיָ֛ה (lə·haš·nā·yāh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 8133: To change

in accordance with the law
כְּדָת־ (kə·ḏāṯ-)
Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1882: A royal edict, statute

of the Medes
מָדַ֥י (mā·ḏay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4076: Medes -- descendants of Japheth, also their land

and Persians,
וּפָרַ֖ס (ū·p̄ā·ras)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6540: Persians -- a country in west Asia which conquered Babylon

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

cannot
לָ֥א (lā)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3809: Not, no

be repealed.”
תֶעְדֵּֽא׃ (ṯe‘·dê)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5709: To advance, pass on, continue, to remove, to bedeck
(8) Sign the writing.--Literally, record the decree, so that there might be no possibility of its being recalled. (Comp. Esther 8:8.)

6:6-10 To forbid prayer for thirty days, is, for so long, to rob God of all the tribute he has from man, and to rob man of all the comfort he has in God. Does not every man's heart direct him, when in want or distress, to call upon God? We could not live a day without God; and can men live thirty days without prayer? Yet it is to be feared that those who, without any decree forbidding them, present no hearty, serious petitions to God for more than thirty days together, are far more numerous than those who serve him continually, with humble, thankful hearts. Persecuting laws are always made on false pretences; but it does not become Christians to make bitter complaints, or to indulge in revilings. It is good to have hours for prayer. Daniel prayed openly and avowedly; and though a man of vast business, he did not think that would excuse him from daily exercises of devotion. How inexcusable are those who have but little to do in the world, yet will not do thus much for their souls! In trying times we must take heed, lest, under pretence of discretion, we are guilty of cowardice in the cause of God. All who throw away their souls, as those certainly do that live without prayer, even if it be to save their lives, at the end will be found to be fools. Nor did Daniel only pray, and not give thanks, cutting off some part of the service to make the time of danger shorter; but he performed the whole. In a word, the duty of prayer is founded upon the sufficiency of God as an almighty Creator and Redeemer, and upon our wants as sinful creatures. To Christ we must turn our eyes. Thither let the Christian look, thither let him pray, in this land of his captivity.
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