Daniel 2:18 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
that they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniel and his companions should nor perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
That they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniel and his fellows should not perish with the rest of the wise [men] of Babylon.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
That they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniel and his companions should not perish with the rest of the wise [men] of Babylon.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
that they would desire mercies of the God of the heavens concerning this secret; that Daniel and his companions should not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
that, tender compassion, they might seek from before the God of the heavens, concerning this secret,that Daniel and his companions, might not be destroyed, with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
and to seek mercies from before the God of the heavens concerning this secret, that they destroy not Daniel and his companions with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
To the end that they should ask mercy at the face of the God of heaven, concerning this secret, and that Daniel and his companions might not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
That they would desire mercies of the God of heauen concerning this secret, that Daniel and his fellowes should not perish with the rest of the Wise men of Babylon.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
And they sought mercies from the God of heaven concerning this mystery; that Daniel and his friends might not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
That they would desire mercies of the Elah of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniyyel and his fellows should not perish with the rest of the wise [men] of Bavel.
That they would desire
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1158
; to seek
Stem - Peal (See H8837
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812
Count - 31
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7356
; (plural) pity
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4480
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6924
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0433
(Chaldee); corresponding to H8064
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5921
(Chaldee); an orthographical variation of H1791
(Chaldee); from an unused root probably meaning to attenuate
, that is, (figuratively) hide
; a mystery
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668
, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1840
, the Hebrew prophet.
and his fellows
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H2266
; an associate
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3808
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0006
Stem - Aphel (See H8817
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 36
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5973
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7605
of the wise
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H2449
, that is, a Magian
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0894
_ _ An illustration of the power of united prayer (Matthew 18:19). The same instrumentality rescued Peter from his peril (Acts 12:5-12).
- they would:
Daniel 3:17 If it be [so], our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver [us] out of thine hand, O king.
1 Samuel 17:37 David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go, and the LORD be with thee.
Esther 4:15-17 Then Esther bade [them] return Mordecai [this answer], ... So Mordecai went his way, and did according to all that Esther had commanded him.
Psalms 50:15 And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Psalms 91:15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I [will be] with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. ... In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Isaiah 37:4 It may be the LORD thy God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God, and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up [thy] prayer for the remnant that is left.
Jeremiah 33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.
Matthew 18:12 How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?
Matthew 18:19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
Acts 4:24-31 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou [art] God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is: ... And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.
Acts 12:4 And when he had apprehended him, he put [him] in prison, and delivered [him] to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people.
Romans 15:30 Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in [your] prayers to God for me;
2 Timothy 4:17-18 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and [that] all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. ... And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve [me] unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom [be] glory for ever and ever. Amen.
- of the God of heaven:
- Chal. from before God. Daniel and his fellows should not perish. or, they should not destroy Daniel, etc.
Genesis 18:28 Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for [lack of] five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy [it].
Malachi 3:18 Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.
2 Peter 2:9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
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