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

King James Bible
Then these men assembled, and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God.

Darby Bible Translation
But those men came in a body, and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God.

World English Bible
Then these men assembled together, and found Daniel making petition and supplication before his God.

Young's Literal Translation
Then these men have assembled, and found Daniel praying and entreating grace before his God;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed - He saw what was designed, and he knew whom he served.

His windows being open - He would not shut them to conceal himself, but "kneeled down with his face turned toward Jerusalem, and prayed thrice each day, giving thanks to God as usual." When the Jews were in distant countries, in prayer they turned their faces towards Jerusalem; and when in Jerusalem, they turned their faces towards the temple. Solomon, in his prayer at the dedication of the temple, 1 Kings 8:48, had entreated God to hear the prayers of those who might be in strange lands, or in captivity, when they should turn their faces towards their own land, which God gave unto their fathers; and towards the city which he had chosen, and the house which was dedicated to his name. It was in reference to this that Daniel turned his face towards Jerusalem when he prayed.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

assembled.

Daniel 6:6 Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the king, and said thus to him, King Darius, live for ever.

Psalm 10:9 He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he does catch the poor...

Psalm 37:32,33 The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him...

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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
Psalm 37:32
The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;

Psalm 37:33
but the LORD will not leave them in the power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial.

Daniel 6:6
So these administrators and satraps went as a group to the king and said: "May King Darius live forever!

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