Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

You, your majesty, issued this decree:

New American Standard Bible

"You, O king, have made a decree that every man who hears the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, and bagpipe and all kinds of music, is to fall down and worship the golden image.

King James Version

Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:

Holman Bible

You as king have issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music must fall down and worship the gold statue.

A Conservative Version

Thou, O king, have made a decree, that every man who shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image.

American Standard Version

Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

Amplified

You, O king, have made a decree that every man who hears the sound of the horn, pipe, lyre, trigon, harp, dulcimer or bagpipe, and every kind of music shall fall down and worship the golden image,

Bible in Basic English

You, O King, have given an order that every man, when the sound of the horn, pipe, harp, trigon, psaltery, bagpipe, and all sorts of instruments, comes to his ears, is to go down on his face in worship before the image of gold:

Darby Translation

Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, pipe, lute, sambuca, psaltery, and bagpipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou, O king, hast made a law that every man upon hearing the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and every musical instrument, shall fall down and worship the statue of gold;

Julia Smith Translation

Thou, O king, didst set an edict, that every man that shall hear the voice of the horn, the pipe, the harp, the lyre, the psaltery and the bagpipe, and all sorts of music, shall fall and prostrate himself to the image of gold:

King James 2000

You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image:

Lexham Expanded Bible

You, O king, have made a decree that {everyone} who hears the sound of the horn, the flute, [the] lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp and [the] drum and all kinds of music, he shall fall down and shall worship the statue of gold.

Modern King James verseion

You, O king, have made a decree that every man who shall hear the sound of the horn, the pipe, zither, the lyre, harp, and the bagpipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou being king hast given a commandment, that all men when they hear noise of the trumpets, harps, shawmes psalteries, symphonies and all the other melodies: shall fall down and bow themselves toward the golden Image.

NET Bible

You have issued an edict, O king, that everyone must bow down and pay homage to the golden statue when they hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, trigon, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music.

New Heart English Bible

You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

The Emphasized Bible

Thou thyself, O king, hast made a decree, that, any man who shall hear the sound of the horn, the pipe, the lyre, the harp, the psaltery and the bagpipes, and all kinds of instruments of music, shall fall down and adore the image of gold;

Webster

Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image:

World English Bible

You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou, O king, hast made a decree that every man who doth hear the voice of the cornet, the flute, the harp, the sackbut, the psaltery, and the symphony, and all kinds of music, doth fall down and do obeisance to the golden image;

Interlinear

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

O king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

שׂוּם 
 
Usage: 26

a decree
טעם 
T@`em (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

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

man
אנשׁ אנשׁ 
'enash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

שׁמע 
Sh@ma` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

the sound
קל 
Qal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

of the cornet
קרן 
Qeren (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

משׁרוקי 
Mashrowqiy (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

קיתרסo 
Qiytharoc (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

שׂבּכא סבּכא 
Cabb@ka' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

פּסנתּרין פּסנטרין 
Picanteriyn (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

and dulcimer
סיפניא סוּמפּניה סוּמפּוניהo 
Cuwmpown@yah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

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

זן 
Zan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

of musick
זמר 
Z@mar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

נפל 
N@phal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

and worship
סגד 
C@gid (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

the golden
דּהב 
D@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 23

Context Readings

The Faithfulness Of Three Young Israelites And God's Deliverance

9 They told King Nebuchadnezzar, "Your majesty, live forever. 10 You, your majesty, issued this decree: 11 "Every man who hears the sound of the trumpet, the flute, the lyre, the four-stringed lyre, and the harp, playing together along with various other instruments is to fall down and worship the golden statue. Whoever does not fall down and worship is to be thrown into a blazing fire furnace.'



Cross References

Daniel 3:4-7

Then a herald proclaimed aloud:

Daniel 6:12

So they approached the king and asked, "Didn't you sign an edict that for the next 30 days if anyone prays to any god or man, except to you, your majesty, he would be thrown into the lions' pit?" The king responded, "The decree has been established, in accordance with the laws of the Medes and Persians that can't be repealed."

Esther 3:12-14

The king's scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and all that Haman commanded was written to the regional authorities of the king, to the governors who were over each province, and to the officials of each people. This order was translated in the name of King Ahasuerus into the language of each province and bore the seal of the king's signet ring.

Exodus 1:16

"When you help the Hebrew women give birth," he said, "watch them as they deliver. If it's a son, kill him; but if it's a daughter, let her live."

Exodus 1:22

Meanwhile, Pharaoh continued commanding all of his people, "You're to throw every Hebrew son who is born into the Nile River, but you're to allow every Hebrew daughter to live."

Exodus 15:20-21

Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand and went out with all the women behind her with tambourines and dancing.

Exodus 32:18-19

Moses said, "It is not the sound of a victory shout, and it's not the sound of a shout of defeat, but it's the sound of singing that I hear."

1 Chronicles 15:16

David also told the leaders of the descendants of Levi to appoint their relatives as singers, to play musical instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals, and to keep sounding aloud with joyful voices.

1 Chronicles 15:28

All of Israel were bringing up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, accompanied by shouting, sounding of horns, trumpets, and cymbals, along with loud music on harps and lyres.

1 Chronicles 16:5-6

Their director Asaph played cymbals, and next to him was Zechariah, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel, who played harps and lyres.

1 Chronicles 25:1-6

Along with officers in his army, David consecrated to assist in service to the descendants of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun those who prophesy with lyres, harps, and cymbals.

2 Chronicles 29:25

Hezekiah stationed descendants of Levi in the LORD's Temple to play cymbals and stringed instruments, just as David, Gad the seer, and Nathan the prophet had directed, because the command to do so was from the LORD through those prophets.

Psalm 81:1-3

Sing joyfully to God, our strength. Raise a shout to the God of Jacob.

Psalm 92:1-3

It is good to give thanks to the LORD and to sing praise to your name, Most High;

Psalm 94:20

Will destructive national leaders, who plan wicked things through misuse of the Law, be allied with you?

Psalm 149:3-4

May they praise his name with dancing, chanting songs to him with tambourines and lyres.

Psalm 150:3-6

Praise him with trumpet sounding. Praise him with stringed instrument and harp.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

I also examined on earth: where the halls of justice were supposed to be, there was lawlessness; and where the righteous were supposed to be, there was lawlessness. 17I told myself, "God will judge both the righteous and the wicked, because there is a time set to judge every event and every work."

Isaiah 10:1

"How terrible it will be for the one who enacts unjust decrees, for those who write oppressive laws that they have prescribed

Daniel 3:15

Now, if you are ready at this very moment to obey "the sound of the trumpet, the flute, the lyre, the four-stringed lyre, and the harp,' and worship the image that I have made" If you do not so worship, you will immediately have cast yourselves into the middle of the blazing fire, and what god is there who can deliver you from my power?"

Amos 6:5

chanting to the sound of stringed instruments as if they were David, composing songs to themselves as if they were musicians,

John 11:57

Now the high priests and the Pharisees had given orders that whoever knew where he was should tell them so that they could arrest him.

Revelation 13:16-17

The second beast forces all people important and unimportant, rich and poor, free and slaves to be marked on their right hands or on their foreheads,

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