Daniel 6:20

“And when he came to the den, he cried with a lamentable voice unto Daniel: and the king spake and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when he came to the den, he cryed with a lamentable voice vnto Daniel, and the king spake and said to Daniel: O Daniel, seruant of the liuing God, Is thy God whom thou seruest continually, able to deliuer thee from the Lyons?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When he had come near the den to Daniel, he cried out with a troubled voice. The king spoke and said to Daniel, "Daniel, servant of the living God, has your God, whom you constantly serve, been able to deliver you from the lions?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he came near unto the den to Daniel, he cried with a lamentable voice; the king spake and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he came near the hole where Daniel was, he gave a loud cry of grief; the king made answer and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is your God, whose servant you are at all times, able to keep you safe from the lions?
- Basic English Bible

And when he came near unto the den, he cried with a mournful voice unto Daniel: the king spoke and said unto Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, hath thy God whom thou servest continually been able to save thee from the lions?
- Darby Bible

And when he came to the den, he cried with a lamentable voice to Daniel: and the king spoke and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions?
- Webster's Bible

When he came near to the den to Daniel, he cried with a lamentable voice; the king spoke and said to Daniel, Daniel, servant of the living God, is your God, whom you serve continually, able to deliver you from the lions?
- World English Bible

and at his coming near to the den, to Daniel, with a grieved voice, he crieth. The king hath answered and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, thy God, whom thou art serving continually, is He able to deliver thee from the lions?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(6:21) And when he came near unto the den to Daniel, he cried with a pained voice; the king spoke and said to Daniel: 'O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 6:20


6:20 Able to deliver - What he doubted of, we are sure of, that the servants of the living God, have a master who is able to deliver them and bear them out in his service.


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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