Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

And in all matters of wisdom and understanding concerning which the king asked them, he found them ten times better than all the [learned] magicians and enchanters who were 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And in all matters of wisdom and intelligence, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.

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 And the king will speak with them: and there was not found from all of them as Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: and they will stand before the king. 20 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. 21 And Daniel will be even to one year to Cyrus the king.



Cross References

Genesis 31:7

And your father deceived me and changed my wages ten parts; and God gave him not to do evil by me.

Genesis 41:8

And it will be in the morning, and his soul will be troubled; and he will send and call all the sacred scribes of Egypt, and all his wise; and Pharaoh will relate to them his dream; and none interpreting them to Pharaoh.

Exodus 7:22

And the sacred scribes of Egypt will do so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart will be strong, and he heard not to them as Jehovah spake.

Exodus 8:7

And the sacred scribes will do so with their charms; and they will bring up frogs upon the land of Egypt

Exodus 8:19

And the sacred scribes will say to Pharaoh, This the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart will be strengthened, and he heard not to them: as Jehovah said.

Numbers 14:22

For all the men having seen my glory and my signs which I did in Egypt and in the desert, and they will try me this ten times, they heard not to my voice.

Nehemiah 4:12

And it will be that when the Jews dwelling near them came, and they will say to us ten times, From all places which ye shall turn back to us.

Job 19:3

These ten times ye will reproach me: ye will not be ashamed, ye will injure me.

Isaiah 19:3

And the spirit of Egypt was emptied in its midst, and its counsel I will destroy: and they sought to the vanities and to the mutterers, and to the necromancers, and to the wizards.

Daniel 2:13

And the edict went forth and the wise men being killed; and they sought Daniel and his associates to be killed.

Exodus 7:11-12

And Pharaoh also will call to the wise men and to the magicians; and the sacred scribes of Egypt, they also will do so with their enchantments.

1 Kings 4:29-34

And God will give wisdom to Solomon, and understanding exceeding much, and breadth of heart as the sand which is upon the lip of the sea.

1 Kings 10:1-3

And queen Sheba heard the report of Solomon for the name of Jehovah, and she will come to try him in enigmas.

1 Kings 10:23-24

And king Solomon will be magnified above all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

Psalm 119:99

Above all those teaching me I understood, for thy testimonies a meditation to me.

Isaiah 47:12-14

Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries in which thou didst labor from thy youth; perhaps thou wilt be able to be of use, perhaps thou wilt cause fear.

Daniel 2:2-11

And the king will say to call to the sacred scribes, and to the enchanters, and to the sorcerers, and to the Chaldeans, to announce to the king his dreams. And they will come and stand before the king.

Daniel 2:21

And he changes the times and the seasons; removing kings and setting up kings; giving wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those knowing understanding.

Daniel 2:27-28

Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret that the, king asked, not the wise men, the enchanters, the sacred scribes, the diviners, shall be able to show to the king;

Daniel 4:7-18

At that time the sacred scribes, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the diviners, coming in: and I told the dream before them: and its interpretation they making not known to me.

Daniel 5:7-8

The king called with strength to bring up the enchanters, the Chaldeans and the diviners. The king answered and said to the wise of Babel, Whatever man that shall read this writing, and will show to me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple, and a necklace of gold upon his neck, and shall rule the third in the kingdom.

Daniel 5:17

At that time Daniel answered and said before the king, Thy gifts to be to thyself, and give thy presents to another; but I will read the writing to the king, and make known to him the interpretation.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

And as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so also these have withstood the truth: men corrupted in mind, not tried concerning the faith.

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