Daniel 6:3
Good News Translation
Daniel soon showed that he could do better work than the other supervisors or the governors. Because he was so outstanding, the king considered putting him in charge of the whole empire.

Contemporary English Version
And he did his work so much better than the other governors and officials that the king decided to let him govern the whole kingdom.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Daniel excelled all the princes, and governors: because a greater spirit of God was in him.

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And Daniel excelled all the princes, and governors: because a greater spirit of God was in him.

was preferred.

Proverbs 22:29 Hast thou seen a man swift in his work? he shall stand before kings, and shall not be before those that are obscure.

and.

Daniel 5:12,14 Because a greater spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, and interpretation of dreams, and shewing of secrets, and resolving of difficult things, were found in him, that is, in Daniel: whom the king named Baltassar. Now, therefore, let Daniel be called for, and he will tell the interpretation. . . .

Daniel 9:23 From the beginning of thy prayers the word came forth: and I am come to shew it to thee, because thou art a man of desires: therefore, do thou mark the word, and understand the vision.

Genesis 41:38-41 And he said to them: Can we find such another man, that is full of the spirit of God? . . .

Nehemiah 7:2 I commanded Hanani my brother, and Hananias ruler of the house of Jerusalem, (for he seemed as a sincere man, and one that feared God above the rest,)

Proverbs 3:3,4 And thou shalt find grace, and good understanding before God and men. . . .

Proverbs 17:27 He that setteth bounds to his words, is knowing and wise: and the man of understanding is of a precious spirit.

Ecclesiastes 2:13 And I saw that wisdom excelled folly, as much as light differeth from darkness.

thought.

Context
The Plot Against Daniel
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. 3And Daniel excelled all the princes, and governors: because a greater spirit of God was in him.4And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:40
Thou shalt be over my house, and at the commandment of thy mouth all the people shall obey: only in the kingly throne will I be above thee.

Genesis 41:41
And again Pharao said to Joseph: Behold, I have appointed thee over the whole land of Egypt.

Esther 10:3
And how Mardochai of the race of the Jews, was next after king Assuerus: and great among the Jews, and acceptable to the people of his brethren, seeking the good of his people, and speaking those things which were for the welfare of his seed.

Daniel 5:7
And the king cried out aloud to bring in the wise men, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spoke, and said to the wise men of Babylon: Whosoever shall read this writing, and shall make known to me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with purple, and shall have a golden chain on his neck, and shall be the third man in my kingdom.

Daniel 5:12
Because a greater spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, and interpretation of dreams, and shewing of secrets, and resolving of difficult things, were found in him, that is, in Daniel: whom the king named Baltassar. Now, therefore, let Daniel be called for, and he will tell the interpretation.

Daniel 5:14
I have heard of thee, that thou hast the spirit of the gods, and excellent knowledge, and understanding, and wisdom are found in thee.

Daniel 9:23
From the beginning of thy prayers the word came forth: and I am come to shew it to thee, because thou art a man of desires: therefore, do thou mark the word, and understand the vision.

Additional Translations
Soon, by his extraordinary spirit, Daniel distinguished himself among the administrators and satraps. So the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

Then this Daniel was distinguished above the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

And Daniel was over them, for there was an excellent spirit in him; and the king set him over all his kingdom.

Now this Daniel surpassed the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to appoint him over the whole realm.

Then this Daniel was distinguished above the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

Then this Daniel was distinguished above the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

Then this Daniel hath been overseer over the presidents and satraps, because that an excellent spirit is in him, and the king hath thought to establish him over the whole kingdom.
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