Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge, aptitude for learning, and wisdom. Daniel also could understand all kinds of visions and dreams.

New American Standard Bible

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every branch of literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams.

King James Version

As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Holman Bible

God gave these four young men knowledge and understanding in every kind of literature and wisdom. Daniel also understood visions and dreams of every kind.

A Conservative Version

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom. And Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

American Standard Version

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Amplified

As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and skill in all kinds of literature and wisdom; Daniel also understood all kinds of visions and dreams.

Bible in Basic English

Now as for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and made them expert in all book-learning and wisdom: and Daniel was wise in all visions and dreams.

Darby Translation

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Julia Smith Translation

And these four children, God gave to them knowledge and understanding in all writing and wisdom: and Daniel understood in every vision and dreams.

King James 2000

As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And as for these four young men}, God gave to them knowledge and insight into all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had insight into all visions and dreams.

Modern King James verseion

As for these four boys, God gave them knowledge and skill in all writing and wisdom. And Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God gave now these four springaldes cunning and learning in all scripture and wisdom: but unto Daniel specially, he gave understanding of all visions and dreams.

NET Bible

Now as for these four young men, God endowed them with knowledge and skill in all sorts of literature and wisdom -- and Daniel had insight into all kinds of visions and dreams.

New Heart English Bible

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

The Emphasized Bible

And, as for these four youths, God, gave them, knowledge and skill, in all learning and wisdom, - and, Daniel, had discernment, in all visions and dreams.

Webster

As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

World English Bible

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to these four lads, God hath given to them knowledge and understanding in every kind of literature, and wisdom; and Daniel hath given instruction about every kind of vision and dreams.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

ילד 
Yeled 
Usage: 89

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מדּע מדּע 
Madda` 
Usage: 6

ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

and wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and Daniel
דּנאל דניּאל 
Daniye'l 
Usage: 29

חזון 
Chazown 
Usage: 35

References

Context Readings

Daniel's Resolve

16 So the guard took away their rich food and wine, giving them vegetables. 17 As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge, aptitude for learning, and wisdom. Daniel also could understand all kinds of visions and dreams. 18 Then at the end of the training period that the king had established, the chief officer brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar.



Cross References

1 Kings 3:12

"Because you asked for this, and you didn't ask for a long life for yourself, and you didn't ask for the lives of your enemies, but instead you've asked for discernment so you can understand how to govern, look how I'm going to do precisely what you asked. I'm giving you a wise and discerning mind, so that there will have been no one like you before you and no one will arise after you like you.

Daniel 2:23

To you, God of my ancestors, I give thanks and praise, because you have given me wisdom and power; you have now revealed to me what we asked of you by making known to us what the king commanded."

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.

Job 32:8

However, a spirit exists in mankind, and the Almighty's breath gives him insight."

1 Kings 3:28

When this decision that the king had handed down was announced, everybody in Israel was amazed at the king, because they all saw that God's wisdom was in him, enabling him to administer justice.

Daniel 2:21

It is God who alters the times and seasons, and he removes kings and promotes kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.

Daniel 10:1

In the third year of Cyrus, king of Persia, a message was revealed to Daniel (also known as Belteshazzar). The message was trustworthy and concerned a great conflict. He understood it and had insight concerning the vision.

Acts 7:22

So Moses learned all the wisdom of the Egyptians and became a great man, both in words and in deeds.

Genesis 41:8-15

The very next morning, he was frustrated about the dream, so he sent word to summon all the magicians and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them what he had dreamed, but no one could interpret them.

Numbers 12:6

Then he told the two of them: "Pay attention to what I have to say! When there is a prophet among you, won't I, the LORD, reveal myself to him in a vision? Won't I speak with him in a dream?

1 Kings 4:29-31

God gave Solomon wisdom and great discernment. His insights were as numerous as sand on the seashore.

2 Chronicles 1:10

Give me wisdom now, so I may go in and out among this people, because who can rule this great people that belongs to you?

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. Furthermore, I will give you riches, wealth, and honor such as none of the kings owned who lived before you and none after you are to ever attain their equal."

2 Chronicles 26:5

Uzziah kept on seeking God during the lifetime of Zechariah, who taught him how to fear God, and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him prosperous.

Psalm 119:98-100

Your commands make me wiser than my adversaries, since they are always with me.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

After all, to the person who is good in God's sight, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner he gives the troublesome task of acquiring and accumulating in order to leave it to someone who is good in the sight of God. This also is pointless and chasing after the wind.

Isaiah 28:26

His God instructs him regarding the correct way, directing him how to plant.

Ezekiel 28:3

Look! You're wiser than Daniel, aren't you? No secret is too mysterious for you!

Daniel 2:19

When the mystery was revealed to Daniel in a vision later that night, Daniel blessed the God of heaven

Daniel 4:9-10

"Belteshazzar, chief of the diviners, since I know that the spirit of the holy gods is within you, and no mystery too difficult for you, explain to me the vision of my dream that I saw, along with its interpretation.

Daniel 5:11-12

There's a man in your kingdom in whom dwells the spirit of the holy gods. During your grandfather's reign, he was found to have insight, intelligence, and wisdom, like that of the gods. Your grandfather, King Nebuchadnezzar your kingly predecessor appointed him to be chief administrator over the magicians, enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers,

Daniel 5:14

I've heard about you, that a spirit of the gods is in you and that you have insight, discernment, and extraordinary wisdom.

Daniel 7:1

In the first year of the reign of King Belshazzar of Babylon, Daniel dreamed a dream, receiving visions in his mind while in bed, after which he recorded the dream, relating this summary of events.

Daniel 8:1

"During the third year of King Belshazzar's reign, I, Daniel, saw a vision after the earlier vision that had appeared to me.

Luke 21:15

because I will give you the ability to speak, along with wisdom, that none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

Acts 6:10

But they could neither refute the wisdom nor withstand the Spirit by which he kept speaking.

Acts 7:10

and rescued him from all his troubles. He granted him favor and wisdom before Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who appointed him ruler of Egypt and of his whole household.

1 Corinthians 12:7-11

To each person has been given the ability to manifest the Spirit for the common good.

Colossians 1:9

For this reason, since the day we heard about this, we have not stopped praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the full knowledge of God's will with respect to all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

James 1:17

Every generous act of giving and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father who made the heavenly lights, in whom there is no inconsistency or shifting shadow.

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