Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For this reason, because the king's command was urgent and the furnace had been made extremely hot, the flame of the fire slew those men who carried up Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego.

King James Version

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Holman Bible

Since the king's command was so urgent and the furnace extremely hot, the raging flames killed those men who carried Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego up.

International Standard Version

because the king's command was so drastic. Since the furnace was blazing hot, its flames killed those who threw Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego into the blazing fire.

A Conservative Version

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace very hot, the flame of the fire killed those men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

American Standard Version

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.

Amplified

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent and the furnace exceedingly hot, the flame and sparks from the fire killed those men who handled Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Bible in Basic English

And because the king's order was not to be put on one side, and the heat of the fire was so great, the men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego were burned to death by the flame of the fire.

Darby Translation

Forasmuch as the king's commandment was rigorous, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that had taken up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Julia Smith Translation

For this cause, as the word of the king being severe, and the furnace exceedingly heated, these men that took up to Shadrach, Meshach, and AbedNego, the flame of fire killed them.

King James 2000

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceedingly hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Therefore} {because} the word of the king was severe and the furnace was exceedingly hot, the flame of the fire killed these men who lifted up Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.

Modern King James verseion

Then because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceedingly hot, the flame of the fire killed those men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the king's commandment was so straight, and the oven was exceeding hot. As for the men that put in Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, the flame of the fire destroyed them.

NET Bible

But since the king's command was so urgent, and the furnace was so excessively hot, the men who escorted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were killed by the leaping flames.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire killed those men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, because the word of the king had raged forth, and the furnace was exceeding hot, those very men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, were slain by the flame of the fire;

Webster

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire killed those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.

World English Bible

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire killed those men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore, because that the word of the king is urgent, and the furnace heated exceedingly, those men who have taken up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego -- killed them hath the spark of the fire.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

the king's
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

מלּה 
Millah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 23

חצף 
Chatsaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

and the furnace
אתּוּן 
'attuwn (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

יתּיר 
Yattiyr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

hot
אזה אזא 
'aza' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

the flame
שׂביב 
S@biyb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

of the fire
נוּר 
Nuwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

קטל 
Q@tal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

אלּך 
'illek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

men
גּבר 
G@bar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

that took up
נסק 
N@caq (Aramaic) 
take up
Usage: 3

שׁדרך 
Shadrak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

מישׁך 
meyshak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

Context Readings

The Furnace Of Blazing Fire

21 Then these men were tied up in their trousers, their coats, their caps and their other clothes, and were cast into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire. 22 For this reason, because the king's command was urgent and the furnace had been made extremely hot, the flame of the fire slew those men who carried up Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego. 23 But these three men, Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, fell into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire still tied up.



Cross References

Exodus 12:33

The Egyptians urged the people, to send them out of the land in haste, for they said, "We will all be dead."

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous is delivered from trouble, But the wicked takes his place.

Proverbs 21:18

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, And the treacherous is in the place of the upright.

Daniel 1:7

Then the commander of the officials assigned new names to them; and to Daniel he assigned the name Belteshazzar, to Hananiah Shadrach, to Mishael Meshach and to Azariah Abed-nego.

Daniel 2:15

he said to Arioch, the king's commander, "For what reason is the decree from the king so urgent?" Then Arioch informed Daniel about the matter.

Daniel 6:24

The king then gave orders, and they brought those men who had maliciously accused Daniel, and they cast them, their children and their wives into the lions' den; and they had not reached the bottom of the den before the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.

Zechariah 12:2-3

"Behold, I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that causes reeling to all the peoples around; and when the siege is against Jerusalem, it will also be against Judah.

Matthew 27:5

And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.

Acts 12:19

When Herod had searched for him and had not found him, he examined the guards and ordered that they be led away to execution Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and was spending time there.

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