While the word was in the king's mouth, a voice from heaven fell, [saying], O king Nebuchadnezzar, to thee it is spoken: The kingdom is departed from thee.
But God said to him, Thou foolish man, they demand thy soul from thee this night, and the things that thou prepared, whose will they be?
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil, my desire shall be satisfied upon them. I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
but now thy kingdom shall not continue. LORD has sought for him a man after his own heart, and LORD has appointed him to be prince over his people, because thou have not kept that which LORD commanded thee.
For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim. Because thou have rejected the word of LORD, he has also rejected thee from being king.
When he is about to fill his belly, [God] will cast the fierceness of his wrath upon him, and will rain it upon him while he is eating.
This is the interpretation, O king, and it is the decree of the Most High, which has come upon my lord the king:
And at the end of the 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. For his dominion is an everlasting domini
They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.
And lo, a voice out of the heavens, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Father, glorify thy name. A voice therefore came out of heaven, saying, I both glorified it, and I will glorify again.
And on going, it came to pass for him to approach Damascus. And suddenly there shone around him a light out of heaven.
And the populace shouted, The voice of a god, and not of a man.
For when they say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction approaches them, as the woman having birth pangs in her womb, and they will, no, not escape.