New Living Translation
And because of the king's decree, men were sent to find and kill Daniel and his friends.
King James Bible
And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.
Darby Bible Translation
And the decree went forth that the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to slay them.
World English Bible
So the decree went forth, and the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.
Young's Literal Translation
And the sentence hath gone forth, and the wise men are being slain, and they have sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:13 Daniel and his fellows - Daniel and his fellows were not called, because of their youth, which the Chaldeans despised. Here it is observable: The magicians confessed, that knowledge and revelation must come from God, and therefore what Daniel did, was not of any human strength. That the Lord held the governor's hands, so that he did not slay Daniel presently with the first. That Daniel by his prudence and piety, saved all the magicians lives.
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The king talked with them, and no one impressed him as much as Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. So they entered the royal service.
Whenever the king consulted them in any matter requiring wisdom and balanced judgment, he found them ten times more capable than any of the magicians and enchanters in his entire kingdom.
Then Daniel went in to see Arioch, whom the king had ordered to execute the wise men of Babylon. Daniel said to him, "Don't kill the wise men. Take me to the king, and I will tell him the meaning of his dream."
He made him so great that people of all races and nations and languages trembled before him in fear. He killed those he wanted to kill and spared those he wanted to spare. He honored those he wanted to honor and disgraced those he wanted to disgrace.
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