Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But the angel of the kingdom of Persia put himself against me for twenty-one days; but Michael, one of the chief angels, came to my help; and when I came he was still there with the angel of the kings of Persia.

New American Standard Bible

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia was withstanding me for twenty-one days; then behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I had been left there with the kings of Persia.

King James Version

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia.

Holman Bible

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia opposed me for 21 days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me after I had been left there with the kings of Persia.

International Standard Version

However, the prince of the kingdom of Persia opposed me for 21 days. Then all of a sudden, Michael, one of the chief angels, came to assist me! I had been detained there near the kings of Persia.

A Conservative Version

But the ruler of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days, but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me. And I remained there with the kings of Persia.

American Standard Version

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days; but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me: and I remained there with the kings of Persia.

Amplified

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia was standing in opposition to me for twenty-one days. Then, behold, Michael, one of the chief [of the celestial] princes, came to help me, for I had been left there with the kings of Persia.

Darby Translation

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days; and behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia.

Julia Smith Translation

And the chief of the kingdom of Persia stood against me twenty and one days: and behold, Michael, one of the first chiefs, came, to help me;: and I was left there near the kings of Persia.

King James 2000

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; for I had remained there with the kings of Persia.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [the] prince of [the] kingdom of Persia stood {before me} [for] twenty-one days. And look, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to assist me, and I left [him] there beside [the] king of [the] Persians.

Modern King James verseion

But the ruler of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days. But lo, Michael, one of the chief rulers, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

had not the prince over the kingdom of the Persians withstood me twenty one days. But lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; him have I left by the king of Persia,

NET Bible

However, the prince of the kingdom of Persia was opposing me for twenty-one days. But Michael, one of the leading princes, came to help me, because I was left there with the kings of Persia.

New Heart English Bible

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days; but, behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was left there with the kings of Persia.

The Emphasized Bible

But, the ruler of the kingdom of Persia, withstood me twenty-one days, but lo! Michael, one of the chief rulers, came in to help me, - and, I, left him there, beside the kings of Persia.

Webster

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia.

World English Bible

But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days; but, behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me: and I remained there with the kings of Persia.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And the head of the kingdom of Persia is standing over-against me twenty and one days, and lo, Michael, first of the chief heads, hath come in to help me, and I have remained there near the kings of Persia;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But the prince
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

of the kingdom
מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

of Persia
פּרס 
Parac 
Usage: 28

me one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

and twenty
עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

but, lo, Michael
מיכאל 
Miyka'el 
Usage: 13

one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

of the chief
ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to help
עזר 
`azar 
Usage: 81

me and I remained
יתר 
Yathar 
Usage: 107

there with
אצל 
'etsel 
by, beside, by ..., near, at, with ..., from ..., against, close, to, toward, unto, with
Usage: 61

the kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

Context Readings

Angelic Conflict

12 Then he said to me, Have no fear, Daniel; for from the first day when you gave your heart to getting wisdom and making yourself poor in spirit before your God, your words have come to his ears: and I have come because of your words. 13 But the angel of the kingdom of Persia put himself against me for twenty-one days; but Michael, one of the chief angels, came to my help; and when I came he was still there with the angel of the kings of Persia. 14 Now I have come to give you knowledge of the fate of your people in the later days; for there is still a vision for the days.



Cross References

Daniel 12:1

And at that time Michael will take up his place, the great angel, who is the supporter of the children of your people: and there will be a time of trouble, such as there never was from the time there was a nation even till that same time: and at that time your people will be kept safe, everyone who is recorded in the book.

Jude 1:9

Now when Michael, one of the chief angels, was fighting against the Evil One for the body of Moses, fearing to make use of violent words against him, he only said, May the Lord be your judge.

Revelation 12:7

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels going out to the fight with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels made war,

Daniel 10:20-21

Then he said, It is clear to you why I have come to you. And now I will give you an account of what is recorded in the true writings:

Ephesians 6:12

For our fight is not against flesh and blood, but against authorities and powers, against the world-rulers of this dark night, against the spirits of evil in the heavens.

1 Peter 3:22

Who has gone into heaven, and is at the right hand of God, angels and authorities and powers having been put under his rule.

Ezra 4:4-6

Then the people of the land made the hands of the people of Judah feeble, troubling them with fear in their building;

Ezra 4:24

So the work of the house of God at Jerusalem came to an end; so it was stopped, till the second year of the rule of Darius, king of Persia.

Zechariah 3:1-2

And he let me see Joshua, the high priest, in his place before the angel of the Lord, and the Satan at his right hand ready to take up a cause against him.

Colossians 2:10

And you are complete in him, who is the head of all rule and authority:

1 Thessalonians 2:18

For which reason we made attempts to come to you, even I, Paul, once and again; but Satan kept us from coming.

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