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Daniel 6:6

6 So these administrators and satraps went as a group to the king and said: “May King Darius live forever!

Read Daniel 6:6 Using Other Translations

Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the king, and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for ever.
Then these presidents and satraps came by agreement to the king and said to him, "O King Darius, live forever!
So the administrators and high officers went to the king and said, “Long live King Darius!

What does Daniel 6:6 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Daniel 6:6

Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the
Having consulted the matter, and agreed upon and formed a scheme among themselves, and drawn up a bill or decree in form, ready to be signed by the king, whom they hoped to persuade to it; and for that end they got together, and went in a body to him. The word F2 signifies to assemble in a tumultuous and noisy way; they thought, by their number and noise, their bustle and bluster, to carry their point. Ben Melech compares it with ( Psalms 2:2 ) : and said thus unto him, O King Darius, live for ever;
this they said as courtiers, professing subjection to him, and affection for him, wishing him health, long life, and happiness.


F2 (wvgrh) "tumultuarie convenerunt", Montanus; "cum tumultu accurrerent", De Dieu; "convenerunt gregatim et cum strepitu", Gejerus.
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