Daniel 6:21

21 Daniel answered, “May the king live forever!

Daniel 6:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 Then said Daniel unto the king, O king, live for ever.
ESV
21 Then Daniel said to the king, "O king, live forever!
NLT
21 Daniel answered, “Long live the king!
MSG
21 "O king, live forever!" said Daniel.
CSB
21 Then Daniel spoke with the king: "May the king live forever.

Daniel 6:21 In-Context

19 At the first light of dawn, the king got up and hurried to the lions’ den.
20 When he came near the den, he called to Daniel in an anguished voice, “Daniel, servant of the living God, has your God, whom you serve continually, been able to rescue you from the lions?”
21 Daniel answered, “May the king live forever!
22 My God sent his angel, and he shut the mouths of the lions. They have not hurt me, because I was found innocent in his sight. Nor have I ever done any wrong before you, Your Majesty.”
23 The king was overjoyed and gave orders to lift Daniel out of the den. And when Daniel was lifted from the den, no wound was found on him, because he had trusted in his God.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Nehemiah 2:3; Daniel 3:9; Daniel 2:4
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