Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

At the end of ten days their appearance was better and their faces were well-nourished compared to the young men who ate the king's rich food.

New American Standard Bible

At the end of ten days their appearance seemed better and they were fatter than all the youths who had been eating the king's choice food.

King James Version

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 king's meat.

Holman Bible

At the end of 10 days they looked better and healthier than all the young men who were eating the king’s food.

A Conservative Version

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared finer, and they were fuller in flesh, than all the youths who ate of the king's dainties.

American Standard Version

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer, and they were fatter in flesh, than all the youths that did eat of the king's dainties.

Amplified

And at the end of ten days it was seen that they were looking better and had taken on more flesh than all the youths who ate of the king's rich dainties.

Bible in Basic English

And at the end of ten days their faces seemed fairer and they were fatter in flesh than all the young men who had their food from the king's table.

Darby Translation

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and were fatter in flesh than all the youths that ate of the king's delicate food.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than the young men who ate the portion of the king's food.

Julia Smith Translation

And from the end of ten days their aspect was seen good and fat of flesh above all the children eating of the king's dainties.

King James 2000

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared better and fatter in flesh than all the young men who did eat the portion of the king's food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And at the end of ten days their appearances appeared better and [they were] healthier of body than all the young men who were eating the fine food of the king.

Modern King James verseion

And at the end of ten days their faces looked fairer and fatter in flesh than all the boys who had eaten the king's food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And after the ten days, their faces were better liking and fatter, than all the young springaldes, which ate of the king's meat.

NET Bible

At the end of the ten days their appearance was better and their bodies were healthier than all the young men who had been eating the royal delicacies.

New Heart English Bible

At the end of ten days their faces appeared better and fatter than all the youths who ate of the king's royal food.

The Emphasized Bible

and, at the end of ten days, their countenances appeared more comely, and fatter in flesh, - than any of the youths who had been eating the delicacies of the king.

Webster

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children who ate the portion of the king's provision.

World English Bible

At the end of ten days their faces appeared fairer, and they were fatter in flesh, than all the youths who ate of the king's dainties.

Youngs Literal Translation

and at the end of ten days their appearance hath appeared better and fatter in flesh then any of the lads who are eating the king's portion of food.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And at the end
קצת 
Q@tsath 
Usage: 5

of ten
עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and fatter
בּריא 
Bariy' 
Usage: 14

in flesh
בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

ילד 
Yeled 
Usage: 89

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the portion
פּתבּג 
Pathbag 
Usage: 6

of the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

Context Readings

Daniel's Resolve

14 So he listened to what Daniel said and tested them for ten days. 15 At the end of ten days their appearance was better and their faces were well-nourished compared to the young men who ate the king's rich food. 16 So the guard took away their rich food and wine, giving them vegetables.


Cross References

Exodus 23:25

You are to serve the LORD your God, and he will bless your food and water, and I'll remove sickness from you.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of the LORD establishes wealth, and difficulty does not accompany it.

Deuteronomy 28:1-14

"Indeed, if you diligently obey the LORD your God to carry out all his commands that I'm giving you today, then the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.

2 Kings 4:42-44

Later on, a man arrived from Baal-shalishah, bringing the man of God some bread as a first fruit offering. He had 20 loaves of barley and ripe ears of corn in his sack. So Elisha said, "Give them to the people so they can eat."

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little that the righteous have than the abundance of many wicked people.

Haggai 1:6

You have sowed much but have reaped little. You have eaten but don't have enough to become satisfied. You have drunk but don't have enough to become intoxicated. You have clothed yourself but don't have enough to keep warm. And the hired laborer deposits his salary in a bag full of holes!'"

Haggai 1:9

"You turned away in pursuit of abundance, but look at how little you found! What you did manage to bring home, I blew away! And why?' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "It's because of my house! It lies in ruins while each of you runs off to his own house!

Malachi 2:2

"If you don't listen, and if you don't choose to give honor to my name," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "then I'll curse both you and your blessings. I've even cursed them already, because none of you are taking it to heart.

Matthew 4:4

But he answered, "It is written, "One must not live on bread alone, but on every word coming out of the mouth of God.'"

Mark 6:41-42

Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and blessed them. Then he broke the loaves in pieces and kept giving them to his disciples to set before the people. He also divided the two fish among them all.

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