Daniel 2:13
Modern Translations
New International Version
So the decree was issued to put the wise men to death, and men were sent to look for Daniel and his friends to put them to death.

New Living Translation
And because of the king’s decree, men were sent to find and kill Daniel and his friends.

English Standard Version
So the decree went out, and the wise men were about to be killed; and they sought Daniel and his companions, to kill them.

Berean Study Bible
So the decree went out that the wise men were to be executed, and men went to look for Daniel and his friends to execute them.

New American Standard Bible
So the decree was issued that the wise men be killed; and they looked for Daniel and his friends, to kill them.

NASB 1995
So the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they looked for Daniel and his friends to kill them.

NASB 1977
So the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they looked for Daniel and his friends to kill them.

Amplified Bible
So the decree went out that the wise men were to be killed; and they looked for Daniel and his companions to put them to death.

Christian Standard Bible
The decree was issued that the wise men were to be executed, and they searched for Daniel and his friends, to execute them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The decree was issued that the wise men were to be executed, and they searched for Daniel and his friends, to execute them.

Good News Translation
So the order was issued for all of them to be killed, including Daniel and his friends.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So a decree was issued that the wise advisers were to be killed, and some men were sent to find Daniel and his friends and kill them.

International Standard Version
When the order went out to kill the advisors, they searched for Daniel and his friends to kill them, too.

NET Bible
So a decree went out, and the wise men were about to be executed. They also sought Daniel and his friends so that they could be executed.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.

New King James Version
So the decree went out, and they began killing the wise men; and they sought Daniel and his companions, to kill them.

King James 2000 Bible
And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.

New Heart English Bible
So the decree went forth, and the wise men were to be killed; and they sought Daniel and his companions to be killed.

World English Bible
So the decree went forth, and the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.

American King James Version
And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.

American Standard Version
So the decree went forth, and the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.

A Faithful Version
And the decree went out that the wise men should be killed. And they sought Daniel and his fellows to kill them as well.

Darby Bible Translation
And the decree went forth that the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to slay them.

English Revised Version
So the decree went forth, and the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And when sentence was giuen, the wise men were slayne: and they sought Daniel and his fellowes to be put to death.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
So the decree went foorth, and the wise men were slayne: they sought also to slay Daniel, with his companions.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
and ye proclamacion wete forth, that the wyse me shulde be slayne. They sought also to slaye Daniel with his copanyons.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the sentence has gone forth, and the wise men are being slain, and they have sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sentence hath gone forth, and the wise men are being slain, and they have sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the edict went forth and the wise men being killed; and they sought Daniel and his associates to be killed.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the decree being gone forth, the wise men were slain: and Daniel and his companions were sought for, to be put to death.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And when the decree had gone forth, the wise men were put to death; and Daniel and his companions were sought, to be destroyed.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the command went out and the wise men were to be killed, and they were seeking to kill Daniel and his companions

Lamsa Bible
And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and guards sought Daniel and his companions to slay them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
So the decree went forth, and the wise men were to be slain; and they sought Daniel and his companions to be slain.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the decree went forth, and they began to slay the wise men; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to slay them.










Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
So the decree went out that the wise men were to be executed, and men went to look for Daniel and his friends to execute them.

Young's Literal Translation
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
The decree was issued that the wise men were to be executed, and they searched for Daniel and his friends, to execute them.

New American Standard Bible
So the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they looked for Daniel and his friends to kill [them].

King James Bible
And the decree went forth that the wise [men] should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.
Daniel 2:12
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