The wild animals go to their lairs, and in their dens they remain.
when they crouch in their dens, when they wait in ambush in the thicket?
When the sun rises, they withdraw and sleep
In the morning, at the earliest sign of daylight, the king got up and rushed to the lions’ den.
Then the king was delighted and gave an order to haul Daniel up from the den. So Daniel was hauled up out of the den. He had no injury of any kind, because he had trusted in his God.
The king gave another order,
Then a stone was brought and placed over the opening
Come with me from Lebanon, my bride, come with me from Lebanon. Descend from the crest of Amana, from the top of Senir, the summit of Hermon, from the lions’ dens and the mountain haunts of the leopards.
Does a lion roar in the woods if he has not cornered his prey?
And he said to them, “It is written, ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’
Then he began to teach
Do you think this temple I have claimed as my own
The lion tore apart as much prey as his cubs needed
saying to them, “It is written, ‘My house will be a house of prayer,’
So the king gave the order,
As he approached the den, he called out to Daniel in a worried voice,
Where now is the den of the lions,
To all the supervisors of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, counselors, and governors it seemed like a good idea for a royal edict to be issued and an interdict to be enforced. For the next thirty days anyone who prays