Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

In every matter of wisdom or understanding that the king discussed with them, he found them ten times superior to all the astrologers and enchanters in his entire palace.

New American Standard Bible

As for every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king consulted them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and conjurers who were in all his realm.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

In every matter of wisdom and understanding that the king consulted them about, he found them 10 times better than all the diviner-priests and mediums in his entire kingdom.

A Conservative Version

And in every matter of wisdom and understanding, concerning which the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters who were in all his realm.

American Standard Version

And in every matter of wisdom and understanding, concerning which the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters that were in all his realm.

Amplified

In every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king consulted them, he found them ten times better than all the [learned] magicians and enchanters (Magi) in his whole realm.

Bible in Basic English

And in any business needing wisdom and good sense, about which the king put questions to them, he saw that they were ten times better than all the wonder-workers and users of secret arts in all his kingdom.

Darby Translation

And in all matters of judicious wisdom, as to which the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the scribes and magicians that were in all his realm.

Julia Smith Translation

And every word of the wisdom of understanding which the king sought from them, and he will find them ten hands over all the sacred scribes, the enchanters which were in all his kingdom.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And in every matter of wisdom [and] understanding [about] which the king inquired from them, he found them ten times better [than] all [of] the magicians [and] conjurers that {were in his entire kingdom}.

Modern King James verseion

And in any matters of wisdom and understanding that the king asked them, he found them ten times better than all the horoscopists and conjurers who were in all his kingdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore stood they before the king, which in all wisdom and matters of understanding that he enquired of them, found them ten times better than all the soothsayers and charmers that were in all his realm.

NET Bible

In every matter of wisdom and insight the king asked them about, he found them to be ten times better than any of the magicians and astrologers that were in his entire empire.

New Heart English Bible

In every matter of wisdom and understanding, concerning which the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters who were in all his realm.

The Emphasized Bible

and, in any matter of wisdom and discernment as to which the king, enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the sacred scribes - the magicians, who were in all his realm.

Webster

And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king inquired of them, he found them ten times superior to all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.

World English Bible

In every matter of wisdom and understanding, concerning which the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters who were in all his realm.

Youngs Literal Translation

and in any matter of wisdom and understanding that the king hath sought of them, he findeth them ten hands above all the scribes, the enchanters, who are in all his kingdom.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

that the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of them, he found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

חרטם 
Chartom 
Usage: 11

אשּׁף 
'ashshaph 
Usage: 2

References

Context Readings

Daniel's Resolve

19 When the king spoke to them, none of them compared to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, or Azariah as they stood before the king. 20 In every matter of wisdom or understanding that the king discussed with them, he found them ten times superior to all the astrologers and enchanters in his entire palace. 21 So Daniel remained there in service until the first year of King Cyrus.



Cross References

Genesis 31:7

Even so, your father has cheated me. He broke our wage agreement ten times. However, God didn't allow him to harm me.

Genesis 41:8

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.

Exodus 7:22

But the Egyptian magicians did the same thing with their secret arts. Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had said.

Exodus 8:7

But the magicians did the same thing with their secret arts, and they brought up frogs on the land of Egypt.

Exodus 8:19

The magicians told Pharaoh, "It is the finger of God!" But Pharaoh's heart was stubborn and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had predicted.

Numbers 14:22

none of those men who saw my glory and watched my miracles that I did in Egypt and in the wilderness even though they've tested me these ten times and never listened to my voice

Nehemiah 4:12

The Jews who lived near them kept coming to us, reporting at least ten times, "They'll attack us from every direction."

Job 19:3

Ten times you've tried to humiliate me! You're not ashamed to wrong me!

Isaiah 19:3

The spirits of the Egyptians within them will be drained of courage, and I will bring their plans to nothing. They will consult idols and spirits of the dead, and mediums and spiritists.

Daniel 2:13

When the order went out to kill the advisors, they searched for Daniel and his friends to kill them, too.

Exodus 7:11-12

Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and sorcerers, and they along with the Egyptian magicians did the same thing with their secret arts.

1 Kings 4:29-34

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

1 Kings 10:1-3

When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon's reputation with the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions.

1 Kings 10:23-24

As a result, King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in regards to wealth and wisdom.

Psalm 119:99

I am more insightful than my teachers, because your decrees are my meditations.

Isaiah 47:12-14

"But stand up now with your spells and your many incantations, at which you have labored from your childhood until today,

Daniel 2:2-11

So the king gave orders to summon diviners, enchanters, sorcerers, and Chaldeans to reveal to the king what he had dreamed. When they came and stood before him,

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 2:27-28

By way of answer, Daniel addressed the king:

Daniel 4:7-18

Then the diviners, enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers came in, and I told them the dream. But they could not reveal its interpretation to me.

Daniel 5:7-8

The king cried out to bring in enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers. He announced to the advisors of Babylon, "Whoever can read this writing and tell me its meaning will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain placed around his neck, and will become the third highest ruler in the kingdom."

Daniel 5:17

At this, Daniel answered, speaking directly to the king, "Let your gifts and rewards be given to someone else. However, I'll read the writing for the king and tell him its meaning.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men oppose the truth. They are depraved in mind and their faith is a counterfeit.

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