New Living Translation
Be diligent, and don't neglect this matter, for we must not permit the situation to harm the king's interests."
King James Bible
Take heed now that ye fail not to do this: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?
Darby Bible Translation
and take heed that ye fail not to do this: why should harm grow to the damage of the kings?
World English Bible
Take heed that you not be slack herein: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?
Young's Literal Translation
And beware ye of negligence in doing this; why doth the hurt become great to the loss of the kings?'
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LibraryThe Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the …
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The Ninth Commandment
Therefore, issue orders to have these men stop their work. That city must not be rebuilt except at my express command.
When this letter from King Artaxerxes was read to Rehum, Shimshai, and their colleagues, they hurried to Jerusalem. Then, with a show of strength, they forced the Jews to stop building.
The king also chose Daniel and two others as administrators to supervise the high officers and protect the king's interests.
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