Exercise appropriate caution so that there is no negligence in this matter. Why should danger increase to the point that kings sustain damage?”
Powerful kings have been over Jerusalem who ruled throughout the entire Trans-Euphrates 1 and who were the beneficiaries of 2 tribute, custom, and toll.
“Now Tattenai governor of Trans-Euphrates, Shethar Bozenai, and their colleagues, the officials of Trans-Euphrates – all of you stay far away from there!
Consequently the supervisors and satraps were trying to find 1 some pretext against Daniel in connection with administrative matters. 2 But they were unable to find any such damaging evidence, 3 because he was trustworthy and guilty of no negligence or corruption. 4
Due to the greatness that he bestowed on him, all peoples, nations, and language groups were trembling with fear 1 before him. He killed whom he wished, he spared 2 whom he wished, he exalted whom he wished, and he brought low whom he wished.