Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Now these were the visions in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the earth and its height was great.

King James Version

Thus were the visions of mine head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.

Holman Bible

In the visions of my mind as I was lying in bed, I saw this: There was a tree in the middle of the earth, and its height was great.

International Standard Version

This is what I saw in the visions of my head while I was in bed: I was looking and listen carefully! I saw a tree in the middle of the earth, the height of which was very great.

A Conservative Version

Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, and, behold, a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height of it was great.

American Standard Version

Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, and, behold, a tree in the midst of the earth; and the height thereof was great.

Amplified

The visions of my head [as I lay] on my bed were these: I saw, and behold, [there was] a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

Bible in Basic English

On my bed I saw a vision: there was a tree in the middle of the earth, and it was very high.

Darby Translation

Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thus were the visions of my head in my bed: It seemed that I saw a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

Julia Smith Translation

And the visions of my head upon my bed; I was seeing, and lo, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height great

King James 2000

Thus were the visions of my head in my bed; I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now [these were] the visions of my head [as I was lying] on my bed: I was {gazing} and, look, a tree [was] in the midst of the earth, and its height [was] exalted.

Modern King James verseion

As to the visions of my head on my bed: I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I saw a vision in my head upon my bed: and behold, there stood a tree upon the ground,

NET Bible

Here are the visions of my mind while I was on my bed. While I was watching, there was a tree in the middle of the land. It was enormously tall.

New Heart English Bible

Thus were the visions of my head on my bed: I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth; and its height was great.

The Emphasized Bible

The visions then of my head upon my bed were these , - I was looking, when lo! a tree in the midst of the land, and, the height thereof, was great.

Webster

Thus were the visions of my head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and its hight was great.

World English Bible

Thus were the visions of my head on my bed: I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth; and its height was great.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to the visions of my head on my bed, I was looking, and lo, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height is great:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חזו 
Chezev (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

of mine head
ראשׁ 
Re'sh (Aramaic) 
head , sum , chief
Usage: 14

in
על 
`al (Aramaic) 
upon , over , unto , against , concerning , in , for , unto me , about , in him ,
Usage: 102

my bed
משׁכּב 
Mishkab (Aramaic) 
bed
Usage: 6

I saw
הוה הוא 
Hava' (Aramaic) 
be , was ,
Usage: 70

and behold
אלוּ 
'aluw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

a tree
אילן 
'iylan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

in the midst
גּו 
Gav (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

of the earth
ארע 
'ara` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

and the height
רוּם 
Ruwm (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

The Dream And The King's Search For An Interpreter

9 'O Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, since I know that a spirit of the holy gods is in you and no mystery baffles you, tell me the visions of my dream which I have seen, along with its interpretation. 10 'Now these were the visions in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the earth and its height was great. 11 'The tree grew large and became strong And its height reached to the sky, And it was visible to the end of the whole earth.


Cross References

Daniel 4:5

"I saw a dream and it made me fearful; and these fantasies as I lay on my bed and the visions in my mind kept alarming me.

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Isaiah 10:33-34

Behold, the Lord, the GOD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with a terrible crash; Those also who are tall in stature will be cut down And those who are lofty will be abased.

Jeremiah 12:2

You have planted them, they have also taken root; They grow, they have even produced fruit You are near to their lips But far from their mind.

Ezekiel 31:3-18

'Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon With beautiful branches and forest shade, And very high, And its top was among the clouds.

Daniel 4:20-26

'The tree that you saw, which became large and grew strong, whose height reached to the sky and was visible to all the earth



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