Bible Study: Daniel 6
The Book of Daniel
9 December 2018
Who is the new king of Babylon? How did he get the position?
What was Daniel’s role in the kingdom? What was the purpose of the role?
How did he get that position? How did that sit with the others?
Who do you imagine made up all the satraps, prefects, etc.?
Why would that explain the continued animosity toward Daniel?
What did they see as their opportunity to convict him?
What did the presidents and satraps employ to gain the kings favor?
In the same vein, why would Darius be so eager to sign the document?
What was Daniel’s response to this new law?
Why does Darius seem intent on enforcing the law so strictly?
Is he still so eager when he finds out that it’s Daniel who will be killed?
What was Darius’s hope for Daniel? How did he show this?
When Daniel comes out alive, what seems to characterize the exchange between Darius and Daniel?
Why does Darius punish the satraps and presidents so fiercely?
To whom does Darius write and what does he say?
Who is Cyrus the Persian?