Daniel 6:1-3 NIV

Daniel in the Den of Lions

1 It pleased Darius1 to appoint 120 satraps2 to rule throughout the kingdom,

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2 with three administrators over them, one of whom was Daniel.3 The satraps were made accountable4 to them so that the king might not suffer loss.

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3 Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.5

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