Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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,

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, "Don't be afraid, Daniel, for from the very first day you applied your mind to understand and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard. I have come in response to your words. 13 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. 14 Now I have come to help you understand what will happen to your people in the latter days, for the vision pertains to future days."



Cross References

Daniel 12:1

"At that time Michael, the great prince who watches over your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress unlike any other from the nation's beginning up to that time. But at that time your own people, all those whose names are found written in the book, will escape.

Jude 1:9

But even when Michael the archangel was arguing with the devil and debating with him concerning Moses' body, he did not dare to bring a slanderous judgment, but said, "May the Lord rebuke you!"

Revelation 12:7

Then war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back.

Daniel 10:20-21

He said, "Do you know why I have come to you? Now I am about to return to engage in battle with the prince of Persia. When I go, the prince of Greece is coming.

Ephesians 6:12

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.

1 Peter 3:22

who went into heaven and is at the right hand of God with angels and authorities and powers subject to him.

Ezra 4:4-6

Then the local people began to discourage the people of Judah and to dishearten them from building.

Ezra 4:24

So the work on the temple of God in Jerusalem came to a halt. It remained halted until the second year of the reign of King Darius of Persia.

Zechariah 3:1-2

Next I saw Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, with Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.

Colossians 2:10

and you have been filled in him, who is the head over every ruler and authority.

1 Thessalonians 2:18

For we wanted to come to you (I, Paul, in fact tried again and again) but Satan thwarted us.

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