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Bible in Basic English

You, O King, king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory,

New American Standard Bible

You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;

King James Version

Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.

Holman Bible

Your Majesty, you are king of kings. The God of heaven has given you sovereignty, power, strength, and glory.

International Standard Version

You, your majesty, king of kings to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength, and the glory,

A Conservative Version

Thou, O king, are a king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory.

American Standard Version

Thou, O king, art king of kings, unto whom the God of heaven hath given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;

Amplified

You, O king, are the king of [earthly] kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;

Darby Translation

Thou, O king, art a king of kings, unto whom the God of the heavens hath given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;

Julia Smith Translation

Thou, O king, a king of kings: for the God of the heavens gave to thee a kingdom strong and powerful, and splendid.

King James 2000

You, O king, are a king of kings: for the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You, O king, the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power and the might and the glory,

Modern King James verseion

You, O king, are a king of kings. For the God of Heaven has given you a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O king, thou art a king of kings: For the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, riches, strength, and majesty:

NET Bible

"You, O king, are the king of kings. The God of heaven has granted you sovereignty, power, strength, and honor.

New Heart English Bible

You, O king, are king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, O king, art the king of kings, - for, the God of the heavens, hath given unto thee, the kingship, the might, the power and the dignity;

Webster

Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.

World English Bible

You, O king, are king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thou, O king, art a king of kings, for the God of the heavens a kingdom, strength, and might, and glory, hath given to thee;

Interlinear

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

O king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

art a king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

of kings
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

for the God
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
God, god
Usage: 95

of heaven
שׁמין 
Shamayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 38

יהב 
Y@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 28

מלכוּ 
Malkuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

חסן 
Checen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

and strength
תּקף 
T@qoph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Daniel Praises God And Interprets The King's Dream

36 This is the dream; and we will make clear to the king the sense of it. 37 You, O King, king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory, 38 Wherever the children of men are living; into whose hands he has given the beasts of the field and the birds of heaven, and has made you ruler over them all, you are the head of gold.



Cross References

Ezekiel 26:7

For this is what the Lord has said: See, I will send up from the north Nebuchadrezzar, king of Babylon, king of kings, against Tyre, with horses and war-carriages and with an army and great numbers of people.

Ezra 1:2

These are the words of Cyrus, king of Persia: The Lord God of heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he has made me responsible for building a house for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.

Ezra 7:12

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, scribe of the law of the God of heaven, all peace;

Psalm 62:11

Once has God said, twice has it come to my ears, that power is God's:

Isaiah 47:5

Be seated in the dark without a word, O daughter of the Chaldaeans: for you will no longer be named, The Queen of Kingdoms.

Jeremiah 27:6-7

And now I have given all these lands into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, my servant; and I have given the beasts of the field to him for his use.

Daniel 5:18

As for you, O King, the Most High God gave to Nebuchadnezzar, your father, the kingdom and great power and glory and honour:

1 Kings 4:24

For he had authority over all the country on this side of the River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, over all the kings on this side of the River; and he had peace round him on every side.

2 Chronicles 36:23

Cyrus, king of Persia, has said, All the kingdoms of the earth have been given to me by the Lord, the God of heaven; and he has made me responsible for building a house for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever there is among you of all his people, may the Lord his God be with him and let him go up.

Proverbs 8:15

Through me kings have their power, and rulers give right decisions.

Isaiah 10:8

For he says, Are not all my captains kings?

Jeremiah 28:14

For the Lord of armies, the God of Israel, has said: I have put a yoke of iron on the necks of all these nations, making them servants to Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon; and they are to be his servants: and in addition I have given him the beasts of the field.

Daniel 4:3

How great are his signs! and how full of power are his wonders! his kingdom is an eternal kingdom and his rule goes on from generation to generation.

Daniel 4:25

That they will send you out from among men, to be with the beasts of the field; they will give you grass for your food like the oxen, and you will be wet with the dew of heaven, and seven times will go by you, till you are certain that the Most High is ruler in the kingdom of men, and gives it to any man at his pleasure.

Daniel 4:32

And they will send you out from among men, to be with the beasts of the field; they will give you grass for your food like the oxen, and seven times will go by you, till you are certain that the Most High is ruler in the kingdom of men, and gives it to any man at his pleasure.

Daniel 4:34

And at the end of the days, I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifting up my eyes to heaven, got back my reason, and, blessing the Most High, I gave praise and honour to him who is living for ever, whose rule is an eternal rule and whose kingdom goes on from generation to generation.

Hosea 8:10

But though they give money to the nations for help, still I will send them in all directions; and in a short time they will be without a king and rulers.

Matthew 6:13

And let us not be put to the test, but keep us safe from the Evil One.

John 19:11

Jesus gave this answer: You would have no power at all over me if it was not given to you by God; so that he who gave me up to you has the greater sin.

Revelation 1:5

And from Jesus Christ, the true witness, the first to come back from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who had love for us and has made us clean from our sins by his blood;

Revelation 4:11

It is right, our Lord and our God, for you to have glory and honour and power: because by you were all things made, and by your desire they came into being.

Revelation 5:12

Saying with a great voice, It is right to give to the Lamb who was put to death, power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing.

Revelation 17:14

These will make war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because he is the Lord of lords and King of kings; and those who are with him are named, marked out, and true.

Revelation 19:16

And on his robe and on his leg is a name, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

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