Daniel 3:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the administration of the province of Babylon, namely Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego. These men, O king, have disregarded you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image which you have set up."

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

There are some Jews you have appointed to manage the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men have ignored you, the king; they do not serve your gods or worship the gold statue you have set up."

International Standard Version

"Certain influential Jewish men whom you appointed to manage the city of Babylon Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego have neither paid attention to you, your majesty, nor served your gods. And they won't worship the golden statue that you set up."

A Conservative Version

There are certain Jews whom thou have appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, have not regarded thee. They do not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which

American Standard Version

There are certain Jews whom thou hast appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego; these men, O king, have not regarded thee: they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.

Amplified

There are certain Jews whom you have appointed and set over the affairs of the province of Babylon -- "Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, pay no attention to you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image which you have set up.

Bible in Basic English

There are certain Jews whom you have put over the business of the land of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego; these men have not given attention to you, O King: they are not servants of your gods or worshippers of the gold image which you have put up.

Darby Translation

There are certain Jews whom thou hast appointed over the administration of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego: these men, O king, regard thee not; they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image that thou hast set up.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 do not worship thy gods, nor do they worship the statue of gold which thou hast raised up.

Julia Smith Translation

There are men, Jews, that thou didst appoint over the business of the province of Babel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego; these men set not an account to thee, O king: they served not to thy gods; and to the image of gold that thou didst set up they prostrated themselves not

King James 2000

There are certain Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have not regarded you: they serve not your gods, nor worship the golden image which you have set up.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[However] there are Judean men whom you have appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon--Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego--these men, O king, {pay you no heed} [and] [were] not serving your god, and the statue of gold that you set up they are not worshiping."

Modern King James verseion

There are men, Jews, whom you have set over the business of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, do not heed you. They do not serve your gods nor worship the golden image which you have set up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now are there certain Jews, whom thou hast set over the offices of the land of Babylon: namely, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, regard not thy commandment; yea they will not serve thy gods, nor bow themselves to the golden Image, that thou hast set up."

NET Bible

But there are Jewish men whom you appointed over the administration of the province of Babylon -- Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego -- and these men have not shown proper respect to you, O king. They don't serve your gods and they don't pay homage to the golden statue that you have erected."

New Heart English Bible

There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, have not regarded you: they do not serve your gods, nor worship the golden image which you have set up."

New simplified Bible

The Jews whom you appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego have not listened to you. They do not serve your gods. They do not worship the golden image that you set up.

The Emphasized Bible

There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the business of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, - these men, have made thee, O king, of no account, thy god, they serve not, and, the image of gold which thou hast set up, do they not adore.

Webster

There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego; these men, O king, have not regarded thee: they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.

World English Bible

There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have not respected you. They don't serve your gods, nor worship the golden image which you have set up.

Youngs Literal Translation

There are certain Jews whom thou hast appointed over the work of the province of Babylon -- Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, these men have not made of thee, O king, any regard; thy gods they are not serving, and to the golden image thou hast raised up -- are not making obeisance.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
איתי 
'iythay (Aramaic) 
to be
Usage: 17

גּבר 
G@bar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

יהוּדאי 
Y@huwda'iy (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

ית 
Yath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 0

thou hast set
מנה מנא 
M@na' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
upon , over , unto , against , concerning , in , for , unto me , about , in him ,
Usage: 102

the affairs
עבידה 
`abiydah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

of the province
מדינה 
M@diynah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

בּבל 
babel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

שׁדרך 
Shadrak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

מישׁך 
meyshak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

and Abednego
עבד נגוא 
`Abed N@gow' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

אלּך 
'illek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

גּבר 
G@bar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

O king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

שׂוּם 
 
Usage: 26

not
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not , no , nor , without , neither , none , cannot , ever , never , no , nothing
not , no , nor , without , neither , none , cannot , ever , never , no , nothing
Usage: 82
Usage: 82

טעם 
T@`em (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
upon , over , unto , against , concerning , in , for , unto me , about , in him ,
Usage: 102

פּלח 
P@lach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
God , god
Usage: 95

לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not , no , nor , without , neither , none , cannot , ever , never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

סגד 
C@gid (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

the golden
דּהב 
D@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 23

צלם צלם 
Tselem (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

The Faithfulness Of Three Young Israelites And God's Deliverance

11 "But whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire. 12 "There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the administration of the province of Babylon, namely Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego. These men, O king, have disregarded you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image which you have set up." 13 Then Nebuchadnezzar in rage and anger gave orders to bring Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego; then these men were brought before the king.



Cross References

Daniel 2:49

And Daniel made request of the king, and he appointed Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego over the administration of the province of Babylon, while Daniel was at the king's court.

Daniel 6:13

Then they answered and spoke before the king, "Daniel, who is one of the exiles from Judah, pays no attention to you, O king, or to the injunction which you signed, but keeps making his petition three times a day."

1 Samuel 18:7-11

The women sang as they played, and said, "Saul has slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands."

Esther 3:8

Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom; their laws are different from those of all other people and they do not observe the king's laws, so it is not in the king's interest to let them remain.

Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?

Ecclesiastes 4:4

I have seen that every labor and every skill which is done is the result of rivalry between a man and his neighbor This too is vanity and striving after wind.

Acts 5:28

saying, "We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend to bring this man's blood upon us."

Acts 17:7

and Jason has welcomed them, and they all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus."



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