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Daniel 6:1

Context
NETBible

It seemed like a good idea to Darius 1  to appoint over the kingdom 120 satraps 2  who would be in charge of the entire kingdom.

XREF

Ex 18:21,22; Es 1:1; Da 5:31; 1Pe 2:14

NET © Notes

tn Aram “It was pleasing before Darius.”

tn This is a technical term for an official placed in charge of a region of the empire (cf. KJV, NLT “prince[s]”; NCV, TEV “governors”). These satraps were answerable to a supervisor, who in turn answered to Darius.



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