Parallel Verses

Amplified

You, O king, saw, and behold, [there was] a great image. This image which was mighty and of exceedingly great brightness stood before you, and the appearance of it was frightening and terrible.

New American Standard Bible

"You, O king, were looking and behold, there was a single great statue; that statue, which was large and of extraordinary splendor, was standing in front of you, and its appearance was awesome.

King James Version

Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and the form thereof was terrible.

Holman Bible

“My king, as you were watching, a colossal statue appeared. That statue, tall and dazzling, was standing in front of you, and its appearance was terrifying.

International Standard Version

"Your majesty, while you were watching, you observed an enormous statue. This magnificent statue stood before you with extraordinary brilliance. Its appearance was terrifying.

A Conservative Version

Thou, O king, saw, and, behold, a great image. This image, which was mighty, and whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee, and the appearance of it was fearful.

American Standard Version

Thou, O king, sawest, and, behold, a great image. This image, which was mighty, and whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and the aspect thereof was terrible.

Bible in Basic English

You, O King, were looking, and a great image was there. This image, which was very great, and whose glory was very bright, was placed before you: its form sent fear into the heart.

Darby Translation

Thou, O king, sawest, and behold, a great image. This image was mighty and its brightness excellent; it stood before thee, and its appearance was terrible.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou, O king, didst see and behold a great image. This image, which was very large and whose glory was very sublime, stood before thee, and its form was terrible.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou, O king, wert seeing, and behold, one great image. This image vast, and its brightness excellent; it stood before thee, and its aspect terrible.

King James 2000

You, O king, saw, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before you; and its form was frightening.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You, O king, were looking and, look, there was one great statue. This statue [was] huge and its brilliance extraordinary, standing [there] before you, and its appearance [was] frightening.

Modern King James verseion

You, O king, were seeing. And, behold! A great image! That great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before you. And its form was dreadful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou king sawest, and behold: there stood before thee a great Image, whose figure was marvelous great, and his visage grim.

NET Bible

"You, O king, were watching as a great statue -- one of impressive size and extraordinary brightness -- was standing before you. Its appearance caused alarm.

New Heart English Bible

You, O king, saw, and behold, a great image. This image, which was mighty, and whose brightness was extraordinary, stood before you; and its appearance was awesome.

The Emphasized Bible

As for thee, O king, thou wast looking, when lo! a great image, this image, being mighty, and the brightness thereof surpassing, was standing before thee, - and, the appearance thereof, was terrible.

Webster

Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and its form was terrible.

World English Bible

You, O king, saw, and behold, a great image. This image, which was mighty, and whose brightness was excellent, stood before you; and its aspect was awesome.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou, O king, wast looking, and lo, a certain great image. This image is mighty, and its brightness excellent; it is standing over-against thee, and its appearance is terrible.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנתּה 
'antah (Aramaic) 
thou, thee
Usage: 15

O king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

הוה הוא 
Hava' (Aramaic) 
be, was,
Usage: 70

and behold
אלוּ 
'aluw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

a great
חד 
Chad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

צלם צלם 
Tselem (Aramaic) 
צלם צלם 
Tselem (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17
Usage: 17

דּכּן 
Dikken (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

רב 
Rab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

זיו 
Ziyv (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

יתּיר 
Yattiyr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

קוּם 
Quwm (Aramaic) 
Usage: 35

קבל קבל 
Q@bel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 29

thee and the form
רו 
Rev (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

References

Easton

Context Readings

Daniel Praises God And Interprets The King's Dream

30 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. 31 You, O king, saw, and behold, [there was] a great image. This image which was mighty and of exceedingly great brightness stood before you, and the appearance of it was frightening and terrible. 32 As for this image, its head was of fine gold, its breast and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of bronze,



Cross References

Habakkuk 1:7

[The Chaldeans] are terrible and dreadful; their justice and dignity proceed [only] from themselves.

Isaiah 13:11

And I, the Lord, will punish the world for its evil, and the wicked for their guilt and iniquity; I will cause the arrogance of the proud to cease and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible and the boasting of the violent and ruthless.

Isaiah 25:3-5

Therefore [many] a strong people will glorify You, [many] a city of terrible and ruthless nations will [reverently] fear You.

Ezekiel 28:7

Behold therefore, I am bringing strangers upon you, the most terrible of the nations, and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom [O Tyre], and they shall defile your splendor.

Daniel 7:3-17

And four great beasts came up out of the sea in succession, and different from one another.

Matthew 4:8

Again, the devil took Him up on a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory (the splendor, magnificence, preeminence, and excellence) of them.

Luke 4:5

Then the devil took Him up to a high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the habitable world in a moment of time [ in the twinkling of an eye].

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