Daniel 1:1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came
Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besieged it.
Daniel 1:2 And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with
part of the vessels of the house of God: which he carried into the land of
Shinar to the house of his god; and he brought the vessels into the treasure
house of his god.
Daniel 1:3 And the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that
he should bring certain of the children of Israel, and of the king's seed, and
of the princes;
Daniel 1:4 Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful
in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such
as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might
teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.
Daniel 1:5 And the king appointed them a daily provision of the king's meat,
and of the wine which he drank: so nourishing them three years, that at the
end thereof they might stand before the king.
Daniel 1:6 Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah,
Mishael, and Azariah:
Daniel 1:7 Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto
Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mishael,
of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego.
Daniel 1:8 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself
with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank:
therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile
Daniel 1:9 Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the
prince of the eunuchs.
Daniel 1:10 And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord
the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see
your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall
ye make me endanger my head to the king.
Daniel 1:11 Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had
set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,
Daniel 1:12 Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give
us pulse to eat, and water to drink.
Daniel 1:13 Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the
countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king's meat: and as
thou seest, deal with thy servants.
Daniel 1:14 So he consented to them in this matter, and proved them ten
Daniel 1:15 And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer
and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the
Daniel 1:16 Thus Melzar took away the portion of their meat, and the wine
that they should drink; and gave them pulse.
Daniel 1:17 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in
all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and
Daniel 1:18 Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should
bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before
Daniel 1:19 And the king communed with them; and among them all was found
none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before
Daniel 1:20 And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king
inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and
astrologers that were in all his realm.
Daniel 1:21 And Daniel continued even unto the first year of king Cyrus.
Daniel 2:1 And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar
Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his
sleep brake from him.
Daniel 2:2 Then the king commanded to call the magicians, and the
astrologers, and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans, for to show the king his
dreams. So they came and stood before the king.
Daniel 2:3 And the king said unto them, I have dreamed a dream, and my
spirit was troubled to know the dream.
Daniel 2:4 Then spake the Chaldeans to the king in Syriack, O king, live for
ever: tell thy servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation.
Daniel 2:5 The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The thing is gone
from me: if ye will not make known unto me the dream, with the interpretation
thereof, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.
Daniel 2:6 But if ye show the dream, and the interpretation thereof, ye
shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honour: therefore show me the
dream, and the interpretation thereof.
Daniel 2:7 They answered again and said, Let the king tell his servants the
dream, and we will show the interpretation of it.
Daniel 2:8 The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would
gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.
Daniel 2:9 But if ye will not make known unto me the dream, there is but one
decree for you: for ye have prepared lying and corrupt words to speak before
me, till the time be changed: therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know
that ye can show me the interpretation thereof.
Daniel 2:10 The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a
man upon the earth that can show the king's matter: therefore there is no
king, lord, nor ruler, that asked such things at any magician, or astrologer,
Daniel 2:11 And it is a rare thing that the king requireth, and there is
none other that can show it before the king, except the gods, whose dwelling
is not with flesh.
Daniel 2:12 For this cause the king was angry and very furious, and
commanded to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:13 And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and
they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.
Daniel 2:14 Then Daniel answered with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the
captain of the king's guard, which was gone forth to slay the wise men of
Daniel 2:15 He answered and said to Arioch the king's captain, Why is the
decree so hasty from the king? Then Arioch made the thing known to Daniel.
Daniel 2:16 Then Daniel went in, and desired of the king that he would give
him time, and that he would show the king the interpretation.
Daniel 2:17 Then Daniel went to his house, and made the thing known to
Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, his companions:
Daniel 2:18 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.
Daniel 2:19 Then was the secret revealed unto Daniel in a night vision. Then
Daniel blessed the God of heaven.
Daniel 2:20 Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever
and ever: for wisdom and might are his:
Daniel 2:21 And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings,
and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them
that know understanding:
Daniel 2:22 He revealeth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what is in
the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.
Daniel 2:23 I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who
hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now what we
desired of thee: for thou hast now made known unto us the king's matter.
Daniel 2:24 Therefore Daniel went in unto Arioch, whom the king had ordained
to destroy the wise men of Babylon: he went and said thus unto him; Destroy
not the wise men of Babylon: bring me in before the king, and I will show unto
the king the interpretation.
Daniel 2:25 Then Arioch brought in Daniel before the king in haste, and said
thus unto him, I have found a man of the captives of Judah, that will make
known unto the king the interpretation.
Daniel 2:26 The king answered and said to Daniel, whose name was
Belteshazzar, Art thou able to make known unto me the dream which I have seen,
and the interpretation thereof?
Daniel 2:27 Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The
secret which the king hath demanded cannot the wise men, the astrologers, the
magicians, the soothsayers, show unto the king;
Daniel 2:28 But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, and maketh
known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in the latter days. Thy dream,
and the visions of thy head upon thy bed, are these;
Daniel 2:29 As for thee, O king, thy thoughts came into thy mind upon thy
bed, what should come to pass hereafter: and he that revealeth secrets maketh
known to thee what shall come to pass.
Daniel 2:30 But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom
that I have more than any living, but for their sakes that shall make known
the interpretation to the king, and that thou mightest know the thoughts of
Daniel 2:31 Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great
image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and the form thereof
Daniel 2:32 This image's head was of fine gold, his breast and his arms of
silver, his belly and his thighs of brass,
Daniel 2:33 His legs of iron, his feet part of iron and part of clay.
Daniel 2:34 Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which
smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to
Daniel 2:35 Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the
gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer
threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for
them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled
the whole earth.
Daniel 2:36 This is the dream; and we will tell the interpretation thereof
before the king.
Daniel 2:37 Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath
given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.
Daniel 2:38 And wheresoever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the
field and the fowls of the heaven hath he given into thine hand, and hath made
thee ruler over them all. Thou art this head of gold.
Daniel 2:39 And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and
another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
Daniel 2:40 And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: forasmuch as
iron breaketh in pieces and subdueth all things: and as iron that breaketh all
these, shall it break in pieces and bruise.
Daniel 2:41 And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters'
clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it
of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry
Daniel 2:42 And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay,
so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.
Daniel 2:43 And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall
mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to
another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.
Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a
kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to
other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and
it shall stand for ever.
Daniel 2:45 Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the
mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the
clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what
shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation
Daniel 2:46 Then the king Nebuchadnezzar fell upon his face, and worshipped
Daniel, and commanded that they should offer an oblation and sweet odours unto
Daniel 2:47 The king answered unto Daniel, and said, Of a truth it is, that
your God is a God of gods, and a Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets,
seeing thou couldest reveal this secret.
Daniel 2:48 Then the king made Daniel a great man, and gave him many great
gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief of the
governors over all the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:49 Then Daniel requested of the king, and he set Shadrach, Meshach,
and Abednego, over the affairs of the province of Babylon: but Daniel sat in
the gate of the king.
Daniel 3:1 Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was
threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits: he set it up in the
plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
Daniel 3:2 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the princes,
the governors, and the captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors,
the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, to come to the dedication
of the image which Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Daniel 3:3 Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the
treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the
provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that
Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that
Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
Daniel 3:4 Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people,
nations, and languages,
Daniel 3:5 That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp,
sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of music, ye fall down and worship
the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
Daniel 3:6 And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same hour be
cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Daniel 3:7 Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of
the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of music, all the
people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden
image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Daniel 3:8 Wherefore at that time certain Chaldeans came near, and accused
Daniel 3:9 They spake and said to the king Nebuchadnezzar, O king, live for
Daniel 3:10 Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear
the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all
kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image:
Daniel 3:11 And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth, that he should be
cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Daniel 3:12 There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the affairs of
the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king,
have not regarded thee: they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image
which thou hast set up.
Daniel 3:13 Then Nebuchadnezzar in his rage and fury commanded to bring
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Then they brought these men before the king.
Daniel 3:14 Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach,
Meshach, and Abednego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image
which I have set up?
Daniel 3:15 Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the
cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music,
ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship
not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace;
and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
Daniel 3:16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king,
O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.
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.
Daniel 3:18 But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not
serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Daniel 3:19 Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage
was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego: therefore he spake, and
commanded that they should heat the furnace one seven times more than it was
wont to be heated.
Daniel 3:20 And he commanded the most mighty men that were in his army to
bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, and to cast them into the burning fiery
Daniel 3:21 Then these men were bound in their coats, their hosen, and their
hats, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning
Daniel 3:22 Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the
furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
Daniel 3:23 And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, fell down
bound into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.
Daniel 3:24 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste,
and spake, and said unto his counsellors, Did not we cast three men bound into
the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king.
Daniel 3:25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the
midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like
the Son of God.
Daniel 3:26 Then Nebuchadnezzar came near to the mouth of the burning fiery
furnace, and spake, and said, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, ye servants of
the most high God, come forth, and come hither. Then Shadrach, Meshach, and
Abednego, came forth of the midst of the fire.
Daniel 3:27 And the princes, governors, and captains, and the king's
counsellors, being gathered together, saw these men, upon whose bodies the
fire had no power, nor was an hair of their head singed, neither were their
coats changed, nor the smell of fire had passed on them.
Daniel 3:28 Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and said, Blessed be the God of
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his
servants that trusted in him, and have changed the king's word, and yielded
their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own
Daniel 3:29 Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and
language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach,
and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a
dunghill: because there is no other God that can deliver after this sort.
Daniel 3:30 Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, in the
province of Babylon.
Daniel 4:1 Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all people, nations, and languages,
that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you.
Daniel 4:2 I thought it good to show the signs and wonders that the high God
hath wrought toward me.
Daniel 4:3 How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his
kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to
Daniel 4:4 I Nebuchadnezzar was at rest in mine house, and flourishing in my
Daniel 4:5 I saw a dream which made me afraid, and the thoughts upon my bed
and the visions of my head troubled me.
Daniel 4:6 Therefore made I a decree to bring in all the wise men of Babylon
before me, that they might make known unto me the interpretation of the dream.
Daniel 4:7 Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and
the soothsayers: and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known
unto me the interpretation thereof.
Daniel 4:8 But at the last Daniel came in before me, whose name was
Belteshazzar, according to the name of my god, and in whom is the spirit of
the holy gods: and before him I told the dream, saying,
Daniel 4:9 O Belteshazzar, master of the magicians, because I know that the
spirit of the holy gods is in thee, and no secret troubleth thee, tell me the
visions of my dream that I have seen, and the interpretation thereof.
Daniel 4:10 Thus were the visions of mine head in my bed; I saw, and behold,
a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.
Daniel 4:11 The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached
unto heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth:
Daniel 4:12 The leaves thereof were fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in
it was meat for all: the beasts of the field had shadow under it, and the
fowls of the heaven dwelt in the boughs thereof, and all flesh was fed of it.
Daniel 4:13 I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and, behold, a
watcher and an holy one came down from heaven;
Daniel 4:14 He cried aloud, and said thus, Hew down the tree, and cut off
his branches, shake off his leaves, and scatter his fruit: let the beasts get
away from under it, and the fowls from his branches:
Daniel 4:15 Nevertheless leave the stump of his roots in the earth, even
with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be
wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts in the
grass of the earth:
Daniel 4:16 Let his heart be changed from man's, and let a beast's heart be
given unto him: and let seven times pass over him.
Daniel 4:17 This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by
the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the
most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will,
and setteth up over it the basest of men.
Daniel 4:18 This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now thou, O
Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as all the wise men
of my kingdom are not able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou
art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee.
Daniel 4:19 Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonied for one
hour, and his thoughts troubled him. The king spake, and said, Belteshazzar,
let not the dream, or the interpretation thereof, trouble thee. Belteshazzar
answered and said, My lord, the dream be to them that hate thee, and the
interpretation thereof to thine enemies.
Daniel 4:20 The tree that thou sawest, which grew, and was strong, whose
height reached unto the heaven, and the sight thereof to all the earth;
Daniel 4:21 Whose leaves were fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in it was
meat for all; under which the beasts of the field dwelt, and upon whose
branches the fowls of the heaven had their habitation:
Daniel 4:22 It is thou, O king, that art grown and become strong: for thy
greatness is grown, and reacheth unto heaven, and thy dominion to the end of
Daniel 4:23 And whereas the king saw a watcher and an holy one coming down
from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the
stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass,
in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven,
and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass
Daniel 4:24 This is the interpretation, O king, and this is the decree of
the most High, which is come upon my lord the king:
Daniel 4:25 That they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be
with the beasts of the field, and they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen,
and they shall wet thee with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass
over thee, till thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and
giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Daniel 4:26 And whereas they commanded to leave the stump of the tree roots;
thy kingdom shall be sure unto thee, after that thou shalt have known that the
heavens do rule.
Daniel 4:27 Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and
break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by showing mercy to
the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.
Daniel 4:28 All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar.
Daniel 4:29 At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the
kingdom of Babylon.
Daniel 4:30 The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have
built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the
honour of my majesty?
Daniel 4:31 While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from
heaven, saying, O king Nebuchadnezzar, to thee it is spoken; The kingdom is
departed from thee.
Daniel 4:32 And they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be
with the beasts of the field: they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and
seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the most High ruleth in
the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Daniel 4:33 The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and
he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with
the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his
nails like birds' claws.
Daniel 4:34 And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes
unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most
High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is
an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation:
Daniel 4:35 And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and
he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the
inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What
Daniel 4:36 At the same time my reason returned unto me; and for the glory
of my kingdom, mine honour and brightness returned unto me; and my counsellors
and my lords sought unto me; and I was established in my kingdom, and
excellent majesty was added unto me.
Daniel 4:37 Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of
heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk
in pride he is able to abase.
Daniel 5:1 Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his
lords, and drank wine before the thousand.
Daniel 5:2 Belshazzar, whiles he tasted the wine, commanded to bring the
golden and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the
temple which was in Jerusalem; that the king, and his princes, his wives, and
his concubines, might drink therein.
Daniel 5:3 Then they brought the golden vessels that were taken out of the
temple of the house of God which was at Jerusalem; and the king, and his
princes, his wives, and his concubines, drank in them.
Daniel 5:4 They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of
brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.
Daniel 5:5 In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote
over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's
palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.
Daniel 5:6 Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts
troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote
one against another.
Daniel 5:7 The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans,
and the soothsayers. And the king spake, and said to the wise men of Babylon,
Whosoever shall read this writing, and show me the interpretation thereof,
shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and
shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Daniel 5:8 Then came in all the king's wise men: but they could not read the
writing, nor make known to the king the interpretation thereof.
Daniel 5:9 Then was king Belshazzar greatly troubled, and his countenance
was changed in him, and his lords were astonied.
Daniel 5:10 Now the queen by reason of the words of the king and his lords
came into the banquet house: and the queen spake and said, O king, live for
ever: let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be changed:
Daniel 5:11 There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy
gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like
the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy
father, the king, I say, thy father, made master of the magicians,
astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers;
Daniel 5:12 Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and
understanding, interpreting of dreams, and showing of hard sentences, and
dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named
Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.
Daniel 5:13 Then was Daniel brought in before the king. And the king spake
and said unto Daniel, Art thou that Daniel, which art of the children of the
captivity of Judah, whom the king my father brought out of Jewry?
Daniel 5:14 I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in
thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.
Daniel 5:15 And now the wise men, the astrologers, have been brought in
before me, that they should read this writing, and make known unto me the
interpretation thereof: but they could not show the interpretation of the
Daniel 5:16 And I have heard of thee, that thou canst make interpretations,
and dissolve doubts: now if thou canst read the writing, and make known to me
the interpretation thereof, thou shalt be clothed with scarlet, and have a
chain of gold about thy neck, and shalt be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Daniel 5:17 Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be
to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing unto
the king, and make known to him the interpretation.
Daniel 5:18 O thou king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father a
kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honour:
Daniel 5:19 And for the majesty that he gave him, all people, nations, and
languages, trembled and feared before him: whom he would he slew; and whom he
would he kept alive; and whom he would he set up; and whom he would he put
Daniel 5:20 But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in
pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from
Daniel 5:21 And he was driven from the sons of men; and his heart was made
like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the wild asses: they fed him with
grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven; till he knew
that the most high God ruled in the kingdom of men, and that he appointeth
over it whomsoever he will.
Daniel 5:22 And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart,
though thou knewest all this;
Daniel 5:23 But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they
have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords,
thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised
the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not,
nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all
thy ways, hast thou not glorified:
Daniel 5:24 Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing
Daniel 5:25 And this is the writing that was written, MENE, MENE, TEKEL,
Daniel 5:26 This is the interpretation of the thing: MENE; God hath numbered
thy kingdom, and finished it.
Daniel 5:27 TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.
Daniel 5:28 PERES; Thy kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and
Daniel 5:29 Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet,
and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made a proclamation concerning
him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Daniel 5:30 In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain.
Daniel 5:31 And Darius the Median took the kingdom, being about threescore
and two years old.
Daniel 6:1 It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty
princes, which should be over the whole kingdom;
Daniel 6:2 And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that
the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage.
Daniel 6:3 Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes,
because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over
the whole realm.
Daniel 6:4 Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against
Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault;
forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in
Daniel 6:5 Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this
Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.
Daniel 6:6 Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the king,
and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for ever.
Daniel 6:7 All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the
princes, the counsellors, and the captains, have consulted together to
establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask
a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall
be cast into the den of lions.
Daniel 6:8 Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it
be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth
Daniel 6:9 Wherefore king Darius signed the writing and the decree.
Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into
his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he
kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before
his God, as he did aforetime.
Daniel 6:11 Then these men assembled, and found Daniel praying and making
supplication before his God.
Daniel 6:12 Then they came near, and spake before the king concerning the
king's decree; Hast thou not signed a decree, that every man that shall ask a
petition of any God or man within thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be
cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true,
according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.
Daniel 6:13 Then answered they and said before the king, That Daniel, which
is of the children of the captivity of Judah, regardeth not thee, O king, nor
the decree that thou hast signed, but maketh his petition three times a day.
Daniel 6:14 Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased
with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till
the going down of the sun to deliver him.
Daniel 6:15 Then these men assembled unto the king, and said unto the king,
Know, O king, that the law of the Medes and Persians is, That no decree nor
statute which the king establisheth may be changed.
Daniel 6:16 Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him
into the den of lions. Now the king spake and said unto Daniel, Thy God whom
thou servest continually, he will deliver thee.
Daniel 6:17 And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den; and
the king sealed it with his own signet, and with the signet of his lords; that
the purpose might not be changed concerning Daniel.
Daniel 6:18 Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting:
neither were instruments of music brought before him: and his sleep went from
Daniel 6:19 Then the king arose very early in the morning, and went in haste
unto the den of lions.
Daniel 6:20 And when he came to the den, he cried with a lamentable voice
unto Daniel: and the king spake and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the
living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee
from the lions?
Daniel 6:21 Then said Daniel unto the king, O king, live for ever.
Daniel 6:22 My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths,
that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me;
and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt.
Daniel 6:23 Then was the king exceeding glad for him, and commanded that
they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the
den, and no manner of hurt was found upon him, because he believed in his God.
Daniel 6:24 And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had
accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their
children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake
all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.
Daniel 6:25 Then king Darius wrote unto all people, nations, and languages,
that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you.
Daniel 6:26 I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men
tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and
stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his
dominion shall be even unto the end.
Daniel 6:27 He delivereth and rescueth, and he worketh signs and wonders in
heaven and in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.
Daniel 6:28 So this Daniel prospered in the reign of Darius, and in the
reign of Cyrus the Persian.
Daniel 7:1 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a
dream and visions of his head upon his bed: then he wrote the dream, and told
the sum of the matters.
Daniel 7:2 Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold,
the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea.
Daniel 7:3 And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from
Daniel 7:4 The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till
the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made
stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.
Daniel 7:5 And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised
up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the
teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.
Daniel 7:6 After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had
upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and
dominion was given to it.
Daniel 7:7 After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast,
dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it
devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and
it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.
Daniel 7:8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them
another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked
up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of man, and
a mouth speaking great things.
Daniel 7:9 I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days
did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the
pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning
Daniel 7:10 A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand
thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood
before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.
Daniel 7:11 I beheld then because of the voice of the great words which the
horn spake: I beheld even till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed,
and given to the burning flame.
Daniel 7:12 As concerning the rest of the beasts, they had their dominion
taken away: yet their lives were prolonged for a season and time.
Daniel 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man
came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they
brought him near before him.
Daniel 7:14 And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that
all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion is an
everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which
shall not be destroyed.
Daniel 7:15 I Daniel was grieved in my spirit in the midst of my body, and
the visions of my head troubled me.
Daniel 7:16 I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the
truth of all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the
Daniel 7:17 These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall
arise out of the earth.
Daniel 7:18 But the saints of the most High shall take the kingdom, and
possess the kingdom for ever, even for ever and ever.
Daniel 7:19 Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was
diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and
his nails of brass; which devoured, brake in pieces, and stamped the residue
with his feet;
Daniel 7:20 And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other
which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes,
and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his
Daniel 7:21 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and
prevailed against them;
Daniel 7:22 Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the
saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the
Daniel 7:23 Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon
earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole
earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.
Daniel 7:24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall
arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the
first, and he shall subdue three kings.
Daniel 7:25 And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall
wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and
they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of
Daniel 7:26 But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his
dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end.
Daniel 7:27 And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom
under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most
High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve
and obey him.
Daniel 7:28 Hitherto is the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my
cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance changed in me: but I kept the
matter in my heart.
Daniel 8:1 In the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar a vision
appeared unto me, even unto me Daniel, after that which appeared unto me at
Daniel 8:2 And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was
at Shushan in the palace, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in a
vision, and I was by the river of Ulai.
Daniel 8:3 Then I lifted up mine eyes, and saw, and, behold, there stood
before the river a ram which had two horns: and the two horns were high; but
one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.
Daniel 8:4 I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and southward; so
that no beasts might stand before him, neither was there any that could
deliver out of his hand; but he did according to his will, and became great.
Daniel 8:5 And as I was considering, behold, an he goat came from the west
on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the ground: and the goat had a
notable horn between his eyes.
Daniel 8:6 And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had seen
standing before the river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power.
Daniel 8:7 And I saw him come close unto the ram, and he was moved with
choler against him, and smote the ram, and brake his two horns: and there was
no power in the ram to stand before him, but he cast him down to the ground,
and stamped upon him: and there was none that could deliver the ram out of his
Daniel 8:8 Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong,
the great horn was broken; and for it came up four notable ones toward the
four winds of heaven.
Daniel 8:9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed
exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the
Daniel 8:10 And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down
some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.
Daniel 8:11 Yea, he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and by
him the daily sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was
Daniel 8:12 And an host was given him against the daily sacrifice by reason
of transgression, and it cast down the truth to the ground; and it practiced,
Daniel 8:13 Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto
that certain saint which spake, How long shall be the vision concerning the
daily sacrifice, and the transgression of desolation, to give both the
sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot?
Daniel 8:14 And he said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days;
then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.
Daniel 8:15 And it came to pass, when I, even I Daniel, had seen the vision,
and sought for the meaning, then, behold, there stood before me as the
appearance of a man.
Daniel 8:16 And I heard a man's voice between the banks of Ulai, which
called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.
Daniel 8:17 So he came near where I stood: and when he came, I was afraid,
and fell upon my face: but he said unto me, Understand, O son of man: for at
the time of the end shall be the vision.
Daniel 8:18 Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep on my face
toward the ground: but he touched me, and set me upright.
Daniel 8:19 And he said, Behold, I will make thee know what shall be in the
last end of the indignation: for at the time appointed the end shall be.
Daniel 8:20 The ram which thou sawest having two horns are the kings of
Media and Persia.
Daniel 8:21 And the rough goat is the king of Grecia: and the great horn
that is between his eyes is the first king.
Daniel 8:22 Now that being broken, whereas four stood up for it, four
kingdoms shall stand up out of the nation, but not in his power.
Daniel 8:23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors
are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark
sentences, shall stand up.
Daniel 8:24 And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he
shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practice, and shall destroy
the mighty and the holy people.
Daniel 8:25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in
his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall
destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he
shall be broken without hand.
Daniel 8:26 And the vision of the evening and the morning which was told is
true: wherefore shut thou up the vision; for it shall be for many days.
Daniel 8:27 And I Daniel fainted, and was sick certain days; afterward I
rose up, and did the king's business; and I was astonished at the vision, but
none understood it.
Daniel 9:1 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of
the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;
Daniel 9:2 In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the
number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the
prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of
Daniel 9:3 And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and
supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:
Daniel 9:4 And I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession, and
said, O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to
them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments;
Daniel 9:5 We have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done
wickedly, and have rebelled, even by departing from thy precepts and from thy
Daniel 9:6 Neither have we hearkened unto thy servants the prophets, which
spake in thy name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers, and to all the
people of the land.
Daniel 9:7 O Lord, righteousness belongeth unto thee, but unto us confusion
of faces, as at this day; to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of
Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near, and that are far off, through
all the countries whither thou hast driven them, because of their trespass
that they have trespassed against thee.
Daniel 9:8 O Lord, to us belongeth confusion of face, to our kings, to our
princes, and to our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.
Daniel 9:9 To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we
have rebelled against him;
Daniel 9:10 Neither have we obeyed the voice of the LORD our God, to walk in
his laws, which he set before us by his servants the prophets.
Daniel 9:11 Yea, all Israel have transgressed thy law, even by departing,
that they might not obey thy voice; therefore the curse is poured upon us, and
the oath that is written in the law of Moses the servant of God, because we
have sinned against him.
Daniel 9:12 And he hath confirmed his words, which he spake against us, and
against our judges that judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil: for under
the whole heaven hath not been done as hath been done upon Jerusalem.
Daniel 9:13 As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon
us: yet made we not our prayer before the LORD our God, that we might turn
from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
Daniel 9:14 Therefore hath the LORD watched upon the evil, and brought it
upon us: for the LORD our God is righteous in all his works which he doeth:
for we obeyed not his voice.
Daniel 9:15 And now, O Lord our God, that hast brought thy people forth out
of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand, and hast gotten thee renown, as at
this day; we have sinned, we have done wickedly.
Daniel 9:16 O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let
thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy
mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers,
Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all that are about us.
Daniel 9:17 Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of thy servant, and
his supplications, and cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary that is
desolate, for the Lord's sake.
Daniel 9:18 O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and
behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do
not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but for thy
Daniel 9:19 O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do; defer
not, for thine own sake, O my God: for thy city and thy people are called by
Daniel 9:20 And whiles I was speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin
and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the
LORD my God for the holy mountain of my God;
Daniel 9:21 Yea, whiles I was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel, whom
I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly,
touched me about the time of the evening oblation.
Daniel 9:22 And he informed me, and talked with me, and said, O Daniel, I am
now come forth to give thee skill and understanding.
Daniel 9:23 At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came
forth, and I am come to show thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore
understand the matter, and consider the vision.
Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy
city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make
reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to
seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Daniel 9:25 Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the
commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince
shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built
again, and the wall, even in troublous times.
Daniel 9:26 And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but
not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy
the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and
unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
Daniel 9:27 And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in
the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease,
and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even
until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
Daniel 10:1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed
unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, but
the time appointed was long: and he understood the thing, and had
understanding of the vision.
Daniel 10:2 In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks.
Daniel 10:3 I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine in my
mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were
Daniel 10:4 And in the four and twentieth day of the first month, as I was
by the side of the great river, which is Hiddekel;
Daniel 10:5 Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man
clothed in linen, whose loins were girded with fine gold of Uphaz:
Daniel 10:6 His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance
of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in
colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a
Daniel 10:7 And I Daniel alone saw the vision: for the men that were with me
saw not the vision; but a great quaking fell upon them, so that they fled to
Daniel 10:8 Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there
remained no strength in me: for my comeliness was turned in me into
corruption, and I retained no strength.
Daniel 10:9 Yet heard I the voice of his words: and when I heard the voice
of his words, then was I in a deep sleep on my face, and my face toward the
Daniel 10:10 And, behold, an hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and
upon the palms of my hands.
Daniel 10:11 And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly beloved,
understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright: for unto thee
am I now sent. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling.
Daniel 10:12 Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day
that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before
thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words.
Daniel 10:13 But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and
twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and
I remained there with the kings of Persia.
Daniel 10:14 Now I am come to make thee understand what shall befall thy
people in the latter days: for yet the vision is for many days.
Daniel 10:15 And when he had spoken such words unto me, I set my face toward
the ground, and I became dumb.
Daniel 10:16 And, behold, one like the similitude of the sons of men touched
my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him that stood
before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have
retained no strength.
Daniel 10:17 For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord?
for as for me, straightway there remained no strength in me, neither is there
breath left in me.
Daniel 10:18 Then there came again and touched me one like the appearance of
a man, and he strengthened me,
Daniel 10:19 And said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee,
be strong, yea, be strong. And when he had spoken unto me, I was strengthened,
and said, Let my lord speak; for thou hast strengthened me.
Daniel 10:20 Then said he, Knowest thou wherefore I come unto thee? and now
will I return to fight with the prince of Persia: and when I am gone forth,
lo, the prince of Grecia shall come.
Daniel 10:21 But I will show thee that which is noted in the scripture of
truth: and there is none that holdeth with me in these things, but Michael
Daniel 11:1 Also I in the first year of Darius the Mede, even I, stood to
confirm and to strengthen him.
Daniel 11:2 And now will I show thee the truth. Behold, there shall stand up
yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be far richer than they all:
and by his strength through his riches he shall stir up all against the realm
Daniel 11:3 And a mighty king shall stand up, that shall rule with great
dominion, and do according to his will.
Daniel 11:4 And when he shall stand up, his kingdom shall be broken, and
shall be divided toward the four winds of heaven; and not to his posterity,
nor according to his dominion which he ruled: for his kingdom shall be plucked
up, even for others beside those.
Daniel 11:5 And the king of the south shall be strong, and one of his
princes; and he shall be strong above him, and have dominion; his dominion
shall be a great dominion.
Daniel 11:6 And in the end of years they shall join themselves together; for
the king's daughter of the south shall come to the king of the north to make
an agreement: but she shall not retain the power of the arm; neither shall he
stand, nor his arm: but she shall be given up, and they that brought her, and
he that begat her, and he that strengthened her in these times.
Daniel 11:7 But out of a branch of her roots shall one stand up in his
estate, which shall come with an army, and shall enter into the fortress of
the king of the north, and shall deal against them, and shall prevail:
Daniel 11:8 And shall also carry captives into Egypt their gods, with their
princes, and with their precious vessels of silver and of gold; and he shall
continue more years than the king of the north.
Daniel 11:9 So the king of the south shall come into his kingdom, and shall
return into his own land.
Daniel 11:10 But his sons shall be stirred up, and shall assemble a
multitude of great forces: and one shall certainly come, and overflow, and
pass through: then shall he return, and be stirred up, even to his fortress.
Daniel 11:11 And the king of the south shall be moved with choler, and shall
come forth and fight with him, even with the king of the north: and he shall
set forth a great multitude; but the multitude shall be given into his hand.
Daniel 11:12 And when he hath taken away the multitude, his heart shall be
lifted up; and he shall cast down many ten thousands: but he shall not be
strengthened by it.
Daniel 11:13 For the king of the north shall return, and shall set forth a
multitude greater than the former, and shall certainly come after certain
years with a great army and with much riches.
Daniel 11:14 And in those times there shall many stand up against the king
of the south: also the robbers of thy people shall exalt themselves to
establish the vision; but they shall fall.
Daniel 11:15 So the king of the north shall come, and cast up a mount, and
take the most fenced cities: and the arms of the south shall not withstand,
neither his chosen people, neither shall there be any strength to withstand.
Daniel 11:16 But he that cometh against him shall do according to his own
will, and none shall stand before him: and he shall stand in the glorious
land, which by his hand shall be consumed.
Daniel 11:17 He shall also set his face to enter with the strength of his
whole kingdom, and upright ones with him; thus shall he do: and he shall give
him the daughter of women, corrupting her: but she shall not stand on his side
, neither be for him.
Daniel 11:18 After this shall he turn his face unto the isles, and shall
take many: but a prince for his own behalf shall cause the reproach offered by
him to cease; without his own reproach he shall cause it to turn upon him.
Daniel 11:19 Then he shall turn his face toward the fort of his own land:
but he shall stumble and fall, and not be found.
Daniel 11:20 Then shall stand up in his estate a raiser of taxes in the
glory of the kingdom: but within few days he shall be destroyed, neither in
anger, nor in battle.
Daniel 11:21 And in his estate shall stand up a vile person, to whom they
shall not give the honour of the kingdom: but he shall come in peaceably, and
obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
Daniel 11:22 And with the arms of a flood shall they be overflown from
before him, and shall be broken; yea, also the prince of the covenant.
Daniel 11:23 And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully:
for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.
Daniel 11:24 He shall enter peaceably even upon the fattest places of the
province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his
fathers' fathers; he shall scatter among them the prey, and spoil, and riches:
yea, and he shall forecast his devices against the strong holds, even for a
Daniel 11:25 And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king
of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall be stirred up
to battle with a very great and mighty army; but he shall not stand: for they
shall forecast devices against him.
Daniel 11:26 Yea, they that feed of the portion of his meat shall destroy
him, and his army shall overflow: and many shall fall down slain.
Daniel 11:27 And both these kings' hearts shall be to do mischief, and they
shall speak lies at one table; but it shall not prosper: for yet the end shall
be at the time appointed.
Daniel 11:28 Then shall he return into his land with great riches; and his
heart shall be against the holy covenant; and he shall do exploits, and return
to his own land.
Daniel 11:29 At the time appointed he shall return, and come toward the
south; but it shall not be as the former, or as the latter.
Daniel 11:30 For the ships of Chittim shall come against him: therefore he
shall be grieved, and return, and have indignation against the holy covenant:
so shall he do; he shall even return, and have intelligence with them that
forsake the holy covenant.
Daniel 11:31 And arms shall stand on his part, and they shall pollute the
sanctuary of strength, and shall take away the daily sacrifice, and they shall
place the abomination that maketh desolate.
Daniel 11:32 And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt
by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do
Daniel 11:33 And they that understand among the people shall instruct many:
yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by captivity, and by spoil,
Daniel 11:34 Now when they shall fall, they shall be holpen with a little
help: but many shall cleave to them with flatteries.
Daniel 11:35 And some of them of understanding shall fall, to try them, and
to purge, and to make them white, even to the time of the end: because it is
yet for a time appointed.
Daniel 11:36 And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt
himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous
things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be
accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
Daniel 11:37 Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire
of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.
Daniel 11:38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces: and a god
whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with
precious stones, and pleasant things.
Daniel 11:39 Thus shall he do in the most strong holds with a strange god,
whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to
rule over many, and shall divide the land for gain.
Daniel 11:40 And at the time of the end shall the king of the south push at
him: and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind, with
chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships; and he shall enter into the
countries, and shall overflow and pass over.
Daniel 11:41 He shall enter also into the glorious land, and many countries
shall be overthrown: but these shall escape out of his hand, even Edom, and
Moab, and the chief of the children of Ammon.
Daniel 11:42 He shall stretch forth his hand also upon the countries: and
the land of Egypt shall not escape.
Daniel 11:43 But he shall have power over the treasures of gold and of
silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt: and the Libyans and the
Ethiopians shall be at his steps.
Daniel 11:44 But tidings out of the east and out of the north shall trouble
him: therefore he shall go forth with great fury to destroy, and utterly to
make away many.
Daniel 11:45 And he shall plant the tabernacles of his palace between the
seas in the glorious holy mountain; yet he shall come to his end, and none
shall help him.
Daniel 12:1 And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which
standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble,
such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that
time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in
Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall
awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
Daniel 12:3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the
firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and
Daniel 12:4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even
to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be
Daniel 12:5 Then I Daniel looked, and, behold, there stood other two, the
one on this side of the bank of the river, and the other on that side of the
bank of the river.
Daniel 12:6 And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the
waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?
Daniel 12:7 And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters
of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven,
and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and
an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy
people, all these things shall be finished.
Daniel 12:8 And I heard, but I understood not: then said I, O my Lord, what
shall be the end of these things?
Daniel 12:9 And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and
sealed till the time of the end.
Daniel 12:10 Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the
wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the
wise shall understand.
Daniel 12:11 And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away,
and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two
hundred and ninety days.
Daniel 12:12 Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three
hundred and five and thirty days.
Daniel 12:13 But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and
stand in thy lot at the end of the days.