Daniel 2:17-18 NIV

17 Then Daniel returned to his house and explained the matter to his friends Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah.1

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18 He urged them to plead for mercy2 from the God of heaven3 concerning this mystery,4 so that he and his friends might not be executed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.

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