Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

By way of answer, Daniel addressed the king:

New American Standard Bible

Daniel answered before the king and said, "As for the mystery about which the king has inquired, neither wise men, conjurers, magicians nor diviners are able to declare it to the king.

King James Version

Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded cannot the wise men, the astrologers, the magicians, the soothsayers, shew unto the king;

Holman Bible

Daniel answered the king: “No wise man, medium, diviner-priest, or astrologer is able to make known to the king the mystery he asked about.

A Conservative Version

Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded, neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, can show to the king,

American Standard Version

Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show unto the king;

Amplified

Daniel answered the king, The [mysterious] secret which the king has demanded neither the wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor astrologers can show the king,

Bible in Basic English

Then Daniel said in answer to the king, No wise men, or users of secret arts, or wonder-workers, or readers of signs, are able to make clear to the king the secret he is searching for;

Darby Translation

Daniel answered in the presence of the king and said, The secret that the king hath demanded cannot the wise men, the magicians, the scribes, the astrologers, shew unto the king;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Daniel answered in the presence of the king and said, The mystery which the king demands cannot be shown unto the king by wise men, astrologers, magicians, nor fortune-tellers.

Julia Smith Translation

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;

King James 2000

Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded the wise men, the astrologers, the magicians, and the soothsayers, cannot show unto the king;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Daniel answered the king and said, "The mystery that the king asks, no wise men, conjurers, magicians, [or] diviners are able to make known to the king.

Modern King James verseion

Daniel answered before the king and said, The secret which the king has demanded cannot be shown to the king by the wise men, the conjurers, the horoscopists, or the fortune-tellers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Daniel answered the king to his face, and said, "As for this secret, for the which the king maketh inquisition: it is neither the wise, the sorcerer, the charmer nor the devil conjurer, that can certify the king of it:

NET Bible

Daniel replied to the king, "The mystery that the king is asking about is such that no wise men, astrologers, magicians, or diviners can possibly disclose it to the king.

New Heart English Bible

Daniel answered before the king, and said, "The secret which the king has demanded is such that no wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, can show to the king;

The Emphasized Bible

Daniel answered before the king, and said, - The secret which the king hath asked, the wise men, the magicians, the sacred scribes, the astrologers, are not able to declare unto the king;

Webster

Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded, the wise men, the astrologers, the magicians, the sooth-sayers, cannot show to the king;

World English Bible

Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show to the king;

Youngs Literal Translation

Daniel hath answered before the king and said, 'The secret that the king is asking, the wise men, the enchanters, the scribes, the soothsayers, are not able to shew to the king;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּניּאל 
Daniye'l (Aramaic) 
Usage: 52

ענה 
`anah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 30

in the presence
קדם קדם 
Qodam (Aramaic) 
before, before , of , him,
Usage: 42

of the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

and said
אמר 
'amar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 71

רז 
Raz (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

which the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

שׁאל 
Sh@'el (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

יכיל יכל 
Y@kel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

the wise
חכּים 
Chakkiym (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

אשּׁף 
'ashshaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

the magicians
חרטם 
Chartom (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

גּזר 
G@zar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

חוא 
Chava' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

References

Context Readings

Daniel Praises God And Interprets The King's Dream

26 King Nebuchadnezzar replied by saying to Daniel (whose Babylonian name is Belteshazzar), "Are you able to tell me about the dream and its meaning?" 27 By way of answer, Daniel addressed the king: 28 "None of the advisors, enchanters, diviners, or astrologers can explain the secret that the king has requested to be made known. But there is a God in heaven who reveals secrets, and he is making known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will happen in the latter days.



Cross References

Daniel 2:2

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 2:10-11

The Chaldeans answered the king directly, "There's not a single man on earth who can do what the king has commanded. No king, lord, or ruler has ever asked such a thing from any diviner, enchanter, or Chaldean.

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."

Job 5:12-13

He frustrates the plans of the crafty; so that what they work for never succeeds.

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.

Isaiah 44:25

who frustrates the omens of idle talkers, and drives diviners mad, who turns back the wise, and makes their knowledge foolish;

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,

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