Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

“You, O king, were looking, and behold, [there was] a single great statue; this image, which was large and of unsurpassed splendor, stood before you, and its appearance was awesome and terrifying.

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.

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 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 any living man, but so that the meaning might be known to the king, and that you might know the thoughts of your heart. 31 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. 32 This image's head was of fine gold; his breast and his arms were of silver; his belly and his thighs were of bronze;



Cross References

Habakkuk 1:7

He is terrible and fearful; his judgment and his majesty comes forth from Himself.

Isaiah 13:11

And I will visit evil on the world, and their iniquity on the wicked. And I will cause the arrogance of the proud to cease, and will lay low the pride of tyrants.

Isaiah 25:3-5

Therefore the strong people glorify You, the city of the fearful nations shall fear You.

Ezekiel 28:7

behold, therefore I will bring awesome strangers of the nations. And they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom, and they shall defile your brightness.

Daniel 7:3-17

And four great beasts came up from the sea, different from one another.

Matthew 4:8

Again, the Devil took Him up into a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.

Luke 4:5

And the Devil, leading Him up into a high mountain, showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.

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