Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

As for me, this secret was made known to me, not because my own wisdom is greater than anyone else alive, but in order that the meaning may be made known to the king, and that you might understand the thoughts of your heart.

New American Standard Bible

"But as for me, this mystery has not been revealed to me for any wisdom residing in me more than in any other living man, but for the purpose of making the interpretation known to the king, and that you may understand the thoughts of your mind.

King James Version

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living, but for their sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king, and that thou mightest know the thoughts of thy heart.

Holman Bible

As for me, this mystery has been revealed to me, not because I have more wisdom than anyone living, but in order that the interpretation might be made known to the king, and that you may understand the thoughts of your mind.

A Conservative Version

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living man, but to the intent that the interpretation may be made known to the king, and that thou may know the thoughts of thy heart.

American Standard Version

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living, but to the intent that the interpretation may be made known to the king, and that thou mayest know the thoughts of thy heart.

Amplified

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than anyone else living, but in order that the interpretation may be made known to the king and that you may know the thoughts of your heart and mind.

Bible in Basic English

As for me, this secret is not made clear to me because of any wisdom which I have more than any living man, but in order that the sense of the dream may be made clear to the king, and that you may have knowledge of the thoughts of your heart.

Darby Translation

And as for me, this secret is revealed to me, not by any wisdom that I have more than any living, but to the intent that the interpretation should be made known to the king, and that thou mightest know the thoughts of thy heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And unto me this mystery has been revealed, not for any wisdom that is in me more than in all those living but that I notify the interpretation to the king and that thou might understand the thoughts of thy heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And I not for wisdom that is in me more than all living is this secret revealed to me, but for the reason that they shall make known the interpretation to the king, and thou shalt know the thoughts of thy heart.

King James 2000

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than anyone living, but for their sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king, and that you might know the thoughts of your heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And as for me, [it is] not because of wisdom that is in me more than {any other living person} [that] this mystery is revealed to me, but {in order that} the explanation may be made known to the king and you will {understand} the thoughts of your {mind}.

Modern King James verseion

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living man, but so that the meaning might be known to the king, and that you might know the thoughts of your heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for me, this secret is not showed me, for any wisdom that I have, more than any other living: but only that I might show the king the interpretation, that he might know the thoughts of his own heart.

NET Bible

As for me, this mystery was revealed to me not because I possess more wisdom than any other living person, but so that the king may understand the interpretation and comprehend the thoughts of your mind.

New Heart English Bible

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than all the living, but in order that the interpretation may be made known to the king, and that you may know the thoughts of your heart.

The Emphasized Bible

But, as for me - not for any wisdom that is in me, more than any of the living, is, this secret, revealed to me, - therefore, it is in order that, the interpretation - unto the king, they should make known, and that, the thoughts of thy heart, thou shouldst get to know.

Webster

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living, but for their sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king, and that thou mayest know the thoughts of thy heart.

World English Bible

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living, but to the intent that the interpretation may be made known to the king, and that you may know the thoughts of your heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to me -- not for any wisdom that is in me above any living hath this secret been revealed to me; but for the intent that the interpretation to the king they make known, and the thoughts of thy heart thou dost know.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But as for me
אנה אנא 
'ana' (Aramaic) 
I, me
Usage: 16

דּן 
Den (Aramaic) 
Usage: 58

רז 
Raz (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

is not
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

גּלא גּלה 
G@lah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

to me for any wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

איתי 
'iythay (Aramaic) 
to be
Usage: 17

מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

any
כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

חי 
Chay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

but
להן 
Lawhen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

דּברה 
Dibrah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

ידע 
Y@da` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 49

פּשׁר 
P@shar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 32

to the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

and that thou mightest know
ידע 
Y@da` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 49

the thoughts
רעיון 
Ra`yown (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Daniel Praises God And Interprets The King's Dream

29 "While you were in bed, the dream and the visions that came to your head were as follows: Your majesty, when you were in bed, thoughts came to your mind about what would happen in the future, and the Revealer of Secrets has made known to you what will take place. 30 As for me, this secret was made known to me, not because my own wisdom is greater than anyone else alive, but in order that the meaning may be made known to the king, and that you might understand the thoughts of your heart. 31 "Your majesty, while you were watching, you observed an enormous statue. This magnificent statue stood before you with extraordinary brilliance. Its appearance was terrifying.



Cross References

Genesis 41:16

"I can't do that," Joseph replied, "but God is concerned about Pharaoh's well-being."

Acts 3:12

When Peter saw this, he told the people: "Fellow Israelis, why are you wondering about this, and why are you staring at us as if by our own power or godliness we made him walk?

Isaiah 43:3-4

"I am the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Redeemer And I've given Egypt as your ransom, Cush and the people of Seba in exchange for you.

Isaiah 45:4

For the sake of Jacob my servant, Israel my chosen, I've called you, and he has established you with a name, although you have not acknowledged me.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge, aptitude for learning, and wisdom. Daniel also could understand all kinds of visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:17-18

Then Daniel went home and told his friends Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah about the king's command.

Daniel 2:49

Moreover, Daniel requested that the king appoint Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego administrators over the province of Babylon, while Daniel himself remained in the royal court.

Amos 4:13

Look! The one who crafts mountains, who creates the wind, who reveals what he is thinking to mankind, who darkens the morning light, who tramples down the high places of the land the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies is his name.

Matthew 24:22

If those days hadn't been limited, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be limited.

Mark 13:20

If the Lord had not shortened those days, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.

Romans 8:28

And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.

1 Corinthians 3:21-23

So let no one boast about human beings, since everything belongs to you,

1 Corinthians 15:8-12

and finally he was seen by me, as though I were born abnormally late.

2 Corinthians 4:15

All this is for your sake so that, as his grace spreads, more and more people will give thanks and glorify God.

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