Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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,

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 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 tell its meaning before the king. 37 You, O king, are a king of kings. For the God of Heaven has given you a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory. 38 And wherever the sons of men, the beasts of the field, and the birds of the heavens live, He has given them into your hand, and has made you ruler over them all. You are this head of gold.



Cross References

Ezekiel 26:7

For so says the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will bring Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon on Tyre, a king of kings from the north, with horses and with chariots and with a company of horsemen, and many people.

Ezra 1:2

So says Cyrus king of Persia, Jehovah, the God of Heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth. And He has commanded me to build Him a house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.

Ezra 7:12

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, a scribe of the Law of the God of Heaven, perfect peace, and now:

Psalm 62:11

God has spoken once; twice I have heard this, that power belongs to God.

Isaiah 47:5

Sit silent, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans; for you shall no more be called the mistress of kingdoms.

Jeremiah 27:6-7

And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, My servant. And I have also given him the beast of the field to serve him.

Daniel 5:18

O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor.

1 Kings 4:24

For he had the rule over all on this side of the River, from Tiphsah even to Azzah, over all the kings on this side the River. And he had peace on all sides all around him.

2 Chronicles 36:23

So says Cyrus king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth have been given to me by Jehovah God. And He has commanded me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is among you of all His people? May Jehovah his God be with him, and let him go up.

Proverbs 8:15

By me kings reign and princes decree justice.

Isaiah 10:8

For he says, Are not my commanders all like kings?

Jeremiah 28:14

For so says Jehovah of Hosts, the God of Israel, I have put a yoke of iron on the neck of all these nations, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. And they shall serve him. And I have given him the beasts of the field also.

Daniel 4:3

How great are His signs! And how mighty are His wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and His rule is from generation to generation.

Daniel 4:25

They shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field, and they shall make you eat grass like oxen. And they shall wet you with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He will.

Daniel 4:32

And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field. They shall make you eat grass like oxen, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He will.

Daniel 4:34

And at the end of days, I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up my eyes to Heaven, and my understanding returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honored Him who lives forever, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and His rule is from generation to generation.

Hosea 8:10

Yea, though they have hired among the nations, now I will gather them. And they began to be few, from the burden of the king of rulers.

Matthew 6:13

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil. For Yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

John 19:11

Jesus answered, You could have no authority against Me unless it were given to you from above. Therefore he who delivered Me to you has the greater sin.

Revelation 1:5

even from Jesus Christ the faithful Witness, the First-born from the dead and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Revelation 4:11

O Lord, You are worthy to receive glory and honor and power, because You created all things, and for Your will they are and were created.

Revelation 5:12

saying with a great voice, Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and blessing.

Revelation 17:14

These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them. For He is Lord of lords and King of kings. And those with Him are the called and elect and faithful ones.

Revelation 19:16

And He has on His garment, and on His thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

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