Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the king, and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for ever.
Then these men assembled together, and found Daniel making petition and supplication before his God.
They gather themselves together. They hide themselves. They mark my steps, even as they have waited for my soul.
How long will ye set upon a man, that ye may kill, all of you, like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?
Hide me from the secret counsel of evil-doers, from the tumult of the workers of iniquity,
And the governor said, For what evil has he done? But they cried out even more, saying, He should be crucified.
But they were relentless with loud voices demanding him to be crucified. And their voices and those of the chief priests prevailed.
And they heard him until this word. And they lifted up their voice, saying, Away with such a man from the earth, for he is not fit to live.
Then Daniel said to the king, O king, live forever.
Then the Chaldeans spoke to the king in the Syrian language, O king, live forever. Tell thy servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation.
They answered and said to Nebuchadnezzar the king, O king, live forever.
[Now] the queen came into the banquet house because of the words of the king and his lords. The queen spoke and said, O king, live forever. Let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be changed.
And I said to the king, Let the king live forever. Why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchers, lays waste, and the gates of it are consumed with fire?
And when he was called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Experiencing much peace because of thee, and worthy deeds happening to this nation because of thy foresight,