Daniel 6:2

“And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And ouer these, three Presidents, (of whom Daniel was first) that the Princes might giue accompts vnto them, and the King should haue no damage.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and over them three commissioners (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account unto them, and that the king should have no damage.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And over them were three chief rulers, of whom Daniel was one; and the captains were to be responsible to the chief rulers, so that the king might undergo no loss.
- Basic English Bible

and over these, three presidents -- of whom Daniel was one -- to whom these satraps should render account, and that the king should suffer no loss.
- Darby Bible

And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts to them, and the king should have no damage.
- Webster's Bible

and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account to them, and that the king should have no damage.
- World English Bible

and higher than they three presidents, of whom Daniel [is] first, that these satraps may give to them an account, and the king have no loss.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(6:3) and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one; that these satraps might give account unto them, and that the king should have no damage.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 6:2


6:2 Daniel was first - Belshazzar's promise to Daniel was, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom, chap.#5:7|,16,29. The first was general of the army, the second president of the palace, the third of the land and provinces.


Discussion for Daniel 6

  • Ngu
    Daniel feared God, and has faith in God.
  • Lanie
    God favored Daniel because he maintain an excellent spirit through the help of the Holy Spirit.
  • Sylvia Naomi Gibbs
    Believe, trust, pray, love, fear and honor God our faith can and will be definitely stronger. OUR GOD IS AN AWESOME DELIVERER, HEALER and MAJOR FOR ALL TIMES GIVEN. HE WINS ALL BATTLES. Whatever it is, GOD IS ABLE.
  • Jkametu for verse 10
    God Has A Plan For Us All
  • Jkametu for verse 12
    Daniel Was A True Man Of God.
  • Newton
    I think if we could get half the faith that Daniel had and trust God and stand up for what we believe in and not worry about,what the world thinks. God would save our family's.Don't worry about what the world thinks. If we cannot be now, What is Jesus going to say in the end?????

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