Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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) 
Usage: 14

in
על 
`al (Aramaic) 
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

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Context Readings

The Dream And The King's Search For An Interpreter

9 "Belteshazzar, chief of the diviners, since I know that the spirit of the holy gods is within you, and no mystery too difficult for you, explain to me the vision of my dream that I saw, along with its interpretation. 10 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. 11 The tree grew large, became strong, and its top reached the sky. It could be seen to the ends of the earth.


Cross References

Daniel 4:5

I had a dream that made me afraid. The thoughts that went through my mind while in bed and the visions in my head terrified me.

Psalm 37:35-36

I once observed a wicked and oppressive person, flourishing like a green tree in native soil.

Isaiah 10:33-34

Behold, the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies will lop off its boughs with terrifying power; the tallest in height will be cut down, and the lofty will be brought low.

Jeremiah 12:2

You plant them and they take root, they grow and bear fruit. "You are near to us," they say with their mouths, but the truth is that you're far from their hearts.

Ezekiel 31:3-18

Think about Assyria, that cedar of Lebanon, beautiful with its branches, like a shady forest, with an awesome height, its summit touches the clouds.

Daniel 4:20-26

Belteshazzar responded, "Your majesty, if only the dream were about your enemies and its meaning about those who oppose you! The tree that you saw, which grew large and strong until its top reached the sky and became visible to the whole earth

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