Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then Daniel responded with tact and discretion to Arioch, the commander of the king’s guard, who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon.

New American Standard Bible

Then Daniel replied with discretion and discernment to Arioch, the captain of the king's bodyguard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon;

King James Version

Then Daniel answered with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, which was gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:

International Standard Version

Daniel responded with wisdom and discretion to Arioch, the king's executioner, who had gone out to execute the advisors of Babylon.

A Conservative Version

Then Daniel returned answer with counsel and prudence to Arioch, the captain of the king's guard, who went forth to kill the wise men of Babylon.

American Standard Version

Then Daniel returned answer with counsel and prudence to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who was gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon;

Amplified

Then Daniel returned an answer which was full of prudence and wisdom to Arioch the captain or executioner of the king's guard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon.

Bible in Basic English

Then Daniel gave an answer with wisdom and good sense to Arioch, the captain of the king's armed men, who had gone out to put to death the wise men of Babylon;

Darby Translation

Then Daniel answered with counsel and prudence to Arioch the chief of the king's bodyguard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Daniel spoke with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who was gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon.

Julia Smith Translation

At that time Daniel turned back counsel and reason to Arioch, leader of the king's executioners, that went forth to kill to the wise of Babel:

King James 2000

Then Daniel answered with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Daniel responded prudently and discretely to Arioch, the commander of the imperial guard of the king, who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon.

Modern King James verseion

Then Daniel answered with counsel and insight to Arioch the chief of the king's executioners, who had gone forth to kill the wise men of Babylon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Daniel enquired Arioch the king's steward, of the judgment and sentence that was gone forth already to kill such as were wise at Babylon.

NET Bible

Then Daniel spoke with prudent counsel to Arioch, who was in charge of the king's executioners and who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon.

New Heart English Bible

Then Daniel returned an answer with counsel and prudence to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who was gone forth to kill the wise men of Babylon;

The Emphasized Bible

Immediately, Daniel, made answer with prudence and discretion, to Arioch, chief of the executioners of the king, - who had come forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:

Webster

Then Daniel answered with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon:

World English Bible

Then Daniel returned answer with counsel and prudence to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who was gone forth to kill the wise men of Babylon;

Youngs Literal Translation

Then Daniel hath replied with counsel and discretion to Arioch chief of the executioners of the king, who hath gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדין 
'edayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

דּניּאל 
Daniye'l (Aramaic) 
Usage: 52

תּוּב 
Tuwb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

with counsel
עטא 
`eta' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

and wisdom
טעם 
T@`em (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

to Arioch
אריוך 
'Aryowk 
Usage: 7

the captain
רב 
Rab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

of
דּי 
Diy (Aramaic) 
whom, that, whose, for, but, seeing, as, when
Usage: 336

the king's
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

טבּח 
Tabbach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

נפק 
N@phaq (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

to slay
קטל 
Q@tal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

the wise
חכּים 
Chakkiym (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

References

Context Readings

God Shows Daniel What The Dream Means

13 The decree was issued that the wise men were to be executed, and they searched for Daniel and his friends, to execute them. 14 Then Daniel responded with tact and discretion to Arioch, the commander of the king’s guard, who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon. 15 He asked Arioch, the king’s officer, “Why is the decree from the king so harsh?” Then Arioch explained the situation to Daniel.



Cross References

Genesis 37:36

Meanwhile, the Midianites sold Joseph in Egypt to Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh and the captain of the guard.

2 Samuel 20:16-22

a wise woman called out from the city, “Listen! Listen! Please tell Joab to come here and let me speak with him.”

Ecclesiastes 9:13-18

I have observed that this also is wisdom under the sun, and it is significant to me:

Jeremiah 39:9

Nebuzaradan, the commander of the guards, deported the rest of the people to Babylon—those who had remained in the city and those deserters who had defected to him along with the rest of the people who had remained.

Jeremiah 52:12

On the tenth day of the fifth month—which was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon—Nebuzaradan, the commander of the guards, entered Jerusalem as the representative of the king of Babylon.

Jeremiah 52:14

The whole Chaldean army with the commander of the guards tore down all the walls surrounding Jerusalem.

Daniel 2:24

Therefore Daniel went to Arioch, whom the king had assigned to destroy the wise men of Babylon. He came and said to him, “Don’t kill the wise men of Babylon! Bring me before the king, and I will give him the interpretation.”

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