Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account unto them, and that the king should have no damage.

New American Standard Bible

and over them three commissioners (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.

King James Version

And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage.

Holman Bible

and over them three administrators, including Daniel. These satraps would be accountable to them so that the king would not be defrauded.

International Standard Version

along with three chief administrators from them, one of which was Daniel. The regional authorities reported to these three administrators, so that the king would experience no losses.

A Conservative Version

and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one, that these satraps might give account to them, and that the king should have no damage.

Amplified

and over them three chief commissioners (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, so that the king would have no loss [from disloyalty or mismanagement].

Bible in Basic English

And over them were three chief rulers, of whom Daniel was one; and the captains were to be responsible to the chief rulers, so that the king might undergo no loss.

Darby Translation

and over these, three presidents of whom Daniel was one to whom these satraps should render account, and that the king should suffer no loss.

Julia Smith Translation

And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was one: that to them the satraps giving to them account, and the king not for him detriment

King James 2000

And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the satraps might give accounts unto them, and the king should suffer no loss.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and over them [were] three administrators, [of] whom Daniel [was] one, [so] that these satraps were giving account to them, and the king would not be suffering loss.

Modern King James verseion

And over them were three presidents (Daniel was one of them), so that these satraps might give account to them, and the king should have no loss.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Above these he set three princes - of whom Daniel was one - that the lords might give accounts unto them, and the king to be undiseased.

NET Bible

Over them would be three supervisors, one of whom was Daniel. These satraps were accountable to them, so that the king's interests might not incur damage.

New Heart English Bible

and over them three administrators, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.

The Emphasized Bible

and, over these, three confidential ministers, of whom, Daniel, was first, - that, to them, these satraps should render an account, and, the king, not be suffering loss.

Webster

And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts to them, and the king should have no damage.

World English Bible

and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account to them, and that the king should have no damage.

Youngs Literal Translation

and higher than they three presidents, of whom Daniel is first, that these satraps may give to them an account, and the king have no loss.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלּא 
`ella' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

תּלתא תּלתה תּלת 
T@lath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

סרך 
Carek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

of whom
מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

דּניּאל 
Daniye'l (Aramaic) 
Usage: 52

חד 
Chad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

אלּן אלּין 
'illeyn (Aramaic) 
these, the
Usage: 6

the princes
אחשׁדּרפּן 
'achashdarpan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

הוה הוא 
Hava' (Aramaic) 
be, was,
Usage: 70

יהב 
Y@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 28

טעם 
Ta`am (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

unto them, and the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

הוה הוא 
Hava' (Aramaic) 
be, was,
Usage: 70

no
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Daniel's Integrity And His Entrapment By His Enemies

1 It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom a hundred and twenty satraps, who should be throughout the whole kingdom; 2 and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account unto them, and that the king should have no damage. 3 Then this Daniel was distinguished above the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.


Cross References

Ezra 4:22

And take heed that ye be not slack herein: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?

Daniel 2:48-49

Then the king made Daniel great, and gave him many great gifts, and made him to rule over the whole province of Babylon, and to be chief governor over all the wise men of Babylon.

Daniel 5:16

But I have heard of thee, that thou canst give interpretations, and dissolve doubts; now if thou canst read the writing, and make known to me the interpretation thereof, thou shalt be clothed with purple, and have a chain of gold about thy neck, and shalt be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Daniel 5:29

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with purple, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Esther 7:4

for we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's damage.

1 Samuel 2:30

Therefore Jehovah, the God of Israel, saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now Jehovah saith, Be it far from me; for them that honor me I will honor, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

Proverbs 3:16

Length of days is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.

Proverbs 26:6

He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool Cutteth off his own feet, and drinketh in damage.

Matthew 18:23

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, who would make a reckoning with his servants.

Luke 16:2

And he called him, and said unto him, What is this that I hear of thee? render the account of thy stewardship; for thou canst be no longer steward.

Luke 19:13-27

And he called ten servants of his, and gave them ten pounds, and said unto them, Trade ye herewith till I come.

1 Corinthians 4:2

Here, moreover, it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

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