Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

All the presidents of the kingdom, the prefects and satraps, and counselors and governors, will counsel together to set up a statute of the kingdom, and to make strong an interdict that whoever shall seek a request from any God and man even to thirty days, except from thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

New American Standard Bible

All the commissioners of the kingdom, the prefects and the satraps, the high officials and the governors have consulted together that the king should establish a statute and enforce an injunction that anyone who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, shall be cast into the lions’ den.

King James Version

All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellers, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Holman Bible

All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions’ den.

International Standard Version

All of the royal administrators, prefects, regional authorities, scribes, and governors have concluded that the king should establish and enforce an edict that anyone who prays to any god or man for the next 30 days (except to you, your majesty) is to be thrown into the lions' pit.

A Conservative Version

All the presidents of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counselors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong interdict, that whoever shall ask a petition of any god o

American Standard Version

All the presidents of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counsellors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong interdict, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Amplified

All the commissioners of the kingdom, the prefects and the satraps, the counselors and the governors have consulted and agreed together that the king should establish a royal statute and enforce an injunction that anyone who petitions (prays to) any god or man besides you, O king, during the next thirty days, shall be thrown into the den of lions.

Bible in Basic English

All the chief rulers of the kingdom, the chiefs and the captains, the wise men and the rulers, have made a common decision to put in force a law having the king's authority, and to give a strong order, that whoever makes any request to any god or man but you, O King, for thirty days, is to be put into the lions' hole.

Darby Translation

All the presidents of the kingdom, the prefects, and the satraps, the counsellors, and the governors have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

King James 2000

All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the satraps, the counselors, and the advisors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, except from you, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All of [the] administrators of the kingdom, and the prefects, the satraps, the counselors and the governors took counsel [and have] agreed to establish an edict of the king and to enforce a decree that {whoever} will seek a prayer from any god or human except from you [for] up to thirty days will be thrown into {the lion pit}.

Modern King James verseion

All the presidents of the kingdom, the prefects, and the satraps, and the officials and governors, have planned together to establish a royal law, and to make a strong ban that whoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except from you, O king, he shall be thrown into the den of lions.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All the great estates of the realm - as the princes, dukes, senators and judges - are determined to put out a commandment of the king, and to make a sure statute. Namely, that whoso desireth any petition, either of any god or man within this thirty days, except it be only of thee, O king: the same person may be cast into the lions' den.

NET Bible

To all the supervisors of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, counselors, and governors it seemed like a good idea for a royal edict to be issued and an interdict to be enforced. For the next thirty days anyone who prays to any god or human other than you, O king, should be thrown into a den of lions.

New Heart English Bible

All the administrators of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counselors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong decree, that whoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except of you, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

The Emphasized Bible

All the ministers of the kingdom, the nobles and satraps, the near friends and the pashas, have consulted together, to establish a royal statute, and to confirm an interdict, - That, whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man, for thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions.

Webster

All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counselors, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

World English Bible

All the presidents of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counselors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong decree, that whoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except of you, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Youngs Literal Translation

Taken counsel have all the presidents of the kingdom, the prefects, and the satraps, the counsellors, and the governors, to establish a royal statute, and to strengthen an interdict, that any who seeketh a petition from any god and man until thirty days, save of thee, O king, is cast into a den of lions.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
All
כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

סרך 
Carek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

of the kingdom
מלכוּ 
Malkuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

the governors
סגן 
C@gan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

and the princes
אחשׁדּרפּן 
'achashdarpan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

הדּבר 
Haddabar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

and the captains
פּחה 
Pechah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

יעט 
Y@`at (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

קוּם 
Quwm (Aramaic) 
Usage: 35

a royal
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

קים 
Q@yam (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

and to make a firm
תּקף 
T@qeph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

אסר 
'ecar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

בּעה בּעא 
B@`a' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

בּעוּ 
Ba`uw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

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

any
כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

God
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
God, god
Usage: 95

or man
אנשׁ אנשׁ 
'enash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

for
עד 
`ad (Aramaic) 
till, until, unto, ever, for, to, but at, even, hitherto , mastery , on, within
Usage: 35

תּלתין 
T@lathiyn (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

יום 
Yowm (Aramaic) 
Usage: 16

להן 
Lawhen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

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

O king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

he shall be cast
רמה 
R@mah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

into the den
גּב 
Gob (Aramaic) 
den
Usage: 10

Context Readings

Daniel's Integrity And His Entrapment By His Enemies

6 Then these presidents and satraps ran together with tumult to the king, and saying thus to him, O Darius the king, live thou forever. 7 All the presidents of the kingdom, the prefects and satraps, and counselors and governors, will counsel together to set up a statute of the kingdom, and to make strong an interdict that whoever shall seek a request from any God and man even to thirty days, except from thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions. 8 Now, O king, wilt thou set up the interdict, and sign the writing, that not to be changed according to the law of Media and Persia, which shall not pass away.


Cross References

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they lay in wait for my soul: the strong will gather against me; not my transgression and not my sin, O Jehovah.

Daniel 3:2

And Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together to the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the chief judges, the treasurers, those skilled in law, the lawyers, and all the rulers of the provinces, to the drinking to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king set up.

Daniel 3:6

And whoever shall not fall and prostrate himself in the same moment, he shall be cast into a furnace of flaming fire.

Psalm 10:9

He will lie in wait in secret as the lion in her den: he will lie in wait to catch the poor one: he will catch the poor one in drawing him into his net

Psalm 62:4

Surely they counseled to thrust down his lifting up: they will delight in falsehood: with their mouth they will praise, and in their inward parts they will curse. Silence.

Psalm 83:1-3

A song of chanting to Asaph. O God, not stillness to thee: thou wilt not be silent, and thou wilt not rest, O God.

Daniel 3:27

{ And there being gathered together the satraps, the prefects, and governors, and the king's counselors, looking upon these men that upon their bodies the fire had no power, and a hair of their head was not singed, and their wide trowsers were not changed, and the smell of fire passed not upon them.}

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth will place themselves, and the princes sat down together against Jehovah and against his Messiah.

Psalm 64:2-6

Thou wilt cover me from the consultation of evil ones; from the crowd of the workers of vanity:

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of mischief be joined together with thee forming labor upon the law?

Daniel 3:11

And whoever shall not fall and prostrate himself shall be cast into the midst of a furnace of flaming fire.

Daniel 6:2-3

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

Micah 6:5

O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab counseled, and what Balaam son of Beor answered him from the acacias even to Gilgal; in order to know the justice of Jehovah.

Nahum 2:12

The lion tore in pieces the sufficiency of his whelps, and strangling for his lionesses; and his holes shall be filled with the prey, and his dens with that torn in pieces.

Matthew 12:14

And the Pharisees took counsel against him, having gone out, that they might kill him.

Matthew 26:4

And they counselled together, that they might obtain Jesus by stratagem, and might kill.

Mark 15:1

And quickly the chief priests having made counsel with the more ancient and scribes and the whole council, having bound Jesus, led away, and delivered to Pilate.

John 12:10

And the chief priests took counsel that they might also kill Lazarus;

Acts 4:5-7

And it was on the morrow, their rulers, and elders, and scribes, were gathered together at Jerusalem,

Acts 4:26-28

Kings of the earth stood up, and rulers were gathered together upon one and the same, against the Lord, and against his Christ.

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