Daniel 6:1
Good News Translation
Darius decided to appoint a hundred and twenty governors to hold office throughout his empire.

Contemporary English Version
Darius divided his kingdom into 120 states and placed a governor in charge of each one.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It seemed good to Darius, and he appointed over the kingdom a hundred and twenty governors, to be over his whole kingdom.

New American Bible
Darius decided to appoint over his entire kingdom one hundred and twenty satraps.

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It seemed good to Darius, and he appointed over the kingdom a hundred and twenty governors, to be over his whole kingdom.

Darius.

Daniel 5:31 And Darius, the Mede, succeeded to the kingdom, being threescore and two years old.

1 Peter 2:14 Or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of the good.

an.

Exodus 18:21,22 And provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, in whom there is truth, and that hate avarice, and appoint of them rulers of thousands, and of hundreds, and of fifties, and of tens, . . .

Esther 1:1 In the days of Assuerus, who reigned from India to Ethiopia over a hundred and twenty seven provinces:

Context
The Plot Against Daniel
1It seemed good to Darius, and he appointed over the kingdom a hundred and twenty governors, to be over his whole kingdom.2And three princes over them of whom Daniel was one: that the governors might give an account to them, and the king might have no trouble.…
Cross References
Daniel 3:2
Then Nabuchodonosor, the king, sent to call together the nobles, the magistrates, and the judges, the captains, the rulers, and governors, and all the chief men of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the statue which king Nabuchodonosor had set up.

Daniel 5:31
And Darius, the Mede, succeeded to the kingdom, being threescore and two years old.

Daniel 6:2
And three princes over them of whom Daniel was one: that the governors might give an account to them, and the king might have no trouble.

Additional Translations
Now it pleased Darius to appoint 120 satraps to rule throughout the kingdom,It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes, which should be over the whole kingdom;

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom a hundred and twenty satraps, who should be throughout the whole kingdom;

And it pleased Darius, and he set over the kingdom a hundred and twenty satraps, to be in all his kingdom;

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom a hundred and twenty satraps, who should be in all the kingdom;

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty satraps, which should be throughout the whole kingdom;

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom a hundred and twenty princes, who should be over the whole kingdom;

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred twenty satraps, who should be throughout the whole kingdom;

It hath been good before Darius, and he hath established over the kingdom satraps -- a hundred and twenty -- that they may be throughout the whole kingdom,
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