Daniel 6:14
New International Version
When the king heard this, he was greatly distressed; he was determined to rescue Daniel and made every effort until sundown to save him.

New Living Translation
Hearing this, the king was deeply troubled, and he tried to think of a way to save Daniel. He spent the rest of the day looking for a way to get Daniel out of this predicament.

English Standard Version
Then the king, when he heard these words, was much distressed and set his mind to deliver Daniel. And he labored till the sun went down to rescue him.

Berean Study Bible
As soon as the king heard this, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel, and he labored until sundown to rescue him.

King James Bible
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

New King James Version
And the king, when he heard these words, was greatly displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he labored till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

New American Standard Bible
Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed, and set his mind on rescuing Daniel; and until sunset he kept exerting himself to save him.

NASB 1995
Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.

NASB 1977
Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.

Amplified Bible
Then, as soon as the king heard these words, he was deeply distressed [over what he had done] and set his mind on rescuing Daniel; and he struggled until the sun went down [trying to work out a way] to save him.

Christian Standard Bible
As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him.

American Standard Version
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he labored till the going down of the sun to rescue him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Then the King, when he heard this message, it grieved him much and he set his mind to save Daniel, and until the setting of the sun he was struggling to save him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then the king, when he heard the saying, was much grieved for Daniel and he greatly exerted himself for Daniel to deliver him: and he exerted himself till evening to deliver him.

Contemporary English Version
The king was really upset to hear about this, and for the rest of the day he tried to think how he could save Daniel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now when the king had heard these words, he was very much grieved, and in behalf of Daniel he set his heart to deliver him and even till sunset he laboured to save him.

English Revised Version
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till the going down of the sun to rescue him.

Good News Translation
When the king heard this, he was upset and did his best to find some way to rescue Daniel. He kept trying until sunset.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king was very displeased when he heard this. He tried every way he could think of to save Daniel. Until sundown he did everything he could to rescue him.

International Standard Version
When the king heard this, he was greatly upset, because he was determined to make every effort to save Daniel before the sun set.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

Literal Standard Version
Then the king, when he has heard the matter, is greatly displeased at himself, and on Daniel he has set the heart to deliver him, and until the going up of the sun he was arranging to deliver him.

NET Bible
When the king heard this, he was very upset and began thinking about how he might rescue Daniel. Until late afternoon he was struggling to find a way to rescue him.

New Heart English Bible
Then the king, when he heard these words, was very displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him. And he labored until the going down of the sun to rescue him.

World English Bible
Then the king, when he heard these words, was very displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he labored until the going down of the sun to rescue him.

Young's Literal Translation
Then the king, when he hath heard the matter, is greatly displeased at himself, and on Daniel he hath set the heart to deliver him, and till the going up of the sun he was arranging to deliver him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Daniel in the Lions' Den
13Then they told the king, “Daniel, one of the exiles from Judah, shows no regard for you, O king, or for the decree that you have signed. He still makes his petition three times a day.” 14 As soon as the king heard this, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel, and he labored until sundown to rescue him. 15Then the men approached the king together and said to him, “Remember, O king, that by the law of the Medes and Persians no decree or ordinance established by the king can be changed.”…

Cross References
Mark 6:26
The king was consumed with sorrow, but because of his oaths and his guests, he did not want to refuse her.

1 Chronicles 12:35
From Dan: 28,600 prepared for battle.


Treasury of Scripture

Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he labored till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

was sore.

Daniel 3:13
Then Nebuchadnezzar in his rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Then they brought these men before the king.

Matthew 27:17-24
Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ? …

Mark 6:26
And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.

and he.

2 Samuel 3:28,29
And afterward when David heard it, he said, I and my kingdom are guiltless before the LORD for ever from the blood of Abner the son of Ner: …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
As soon as
כְּדִ֧י (kə·ḏî)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 1768: Who, which, that, because

the king
מַלְכָּ֜א (mal·kā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 4430: A king

heard
שְׁמַ֗ע (šə·ma‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8086: To hear intelligently

this,
מִלְּתָ֣א (mil·lə·ṯā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's 4406: A word, command, discourse, subject

he was deeply
שַׂגִּיא֙ (śag·gî)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7690: Great, much

distressed
בְּאֵ֣שׁ (bə·’êš)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 888: To smell bad, to be offensive

and set
שָׂ֥ם (śām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7761: To set, make

[his] mind
בָּ֖ל (bāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1079: Anxiety, the heart

on delivering
לְשֵׁיזָבוּתֵ֑הּ (lə·šê·zā·ḇū·ṯêh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7804: To leave, free

Daniel,
דָּנִיֵּ֛אל (dā·nî·yêl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1841: Daniel -- 'God is my judge', an Israelite leader in Babylon

and he labored
מִשְׁתַּדַּ֖ר (miš·tad·dar)
Verb - Hitpael - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7712: To struggle, strive

until
וְעַד֙ (wə·‘aḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5705: Even to, until

sundown
מֶֽעָלֵ֣י (me·‘ā·lê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 4606: The setting

to rescue him.
לְהַצָּלוּתֵֽהּ׃ (lə·haṣ·ṣā·lū·ṯêh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5338: To rescue, deliver


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