New International Version
Then the king returned to his palace and spent the night without eating and without any entertainment being brought to him. And he could not sleep.
King James Bible
Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting: neither were instruments of musick brought before him: and his sleep went from him.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting; neither were concubines brought before him; and his sleep fled from him.
World English Bible
Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting; neither were instruments of music brought before him: and his sleep fled from him.
Young's Literal Translation
Then hath the king gone to his palace, and he hath passed the night fasting, and dahavan have not been brought up before him, and his sleep hath fled from off him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Passed the night fasting - He neither ate nor drank, had no music to solace, nor sweet odors burnt or brought before him, and he passed the night without sleep. All this points out his great sincerity; and when it is considered that Darius could not be less than sixty-two or sixty-three years of age at this time, it shows more fully the depth of his concern.
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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 …
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2 Samuel 12:16
David pleaded with God for the child. He fasted and spent the nights lying in sackcloth on the ground.
2 Samuel 12:17
The elders of his household stood beside him to get him up from the ground, but he refused, and he would not eat any food with them.
That night the king could not sleep; so he ordered the book of the chronicles, the record of his reign, to be brought in and read to him.
You kept my eyes from closing; I was too troubled to speak.
In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep.
At the first light of dawn, the king got up and hurried to the lions' den.
I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over.
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