Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field: they shall make you to eat grass like oxen, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will.

New American Standard Bible

and you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field You will be given grass to eat like cattle, and seven periods of time will pass over you until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.'

King James Version

And they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field: they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.

Holman Bible

You will be driven away from people to live with the wild animals, and you will feed on grass like cattle for seven periods of time, until you acknowledge that the Most High is ruler over the kingdom of men, and He gives it to anyone He wants.”

International Standard Version

"The kingdom has been taken from you! You're to be driven away from people. You're to live with the wild animals of the field. You are to be made to eat grass like cattle, and seven years will pass you by until you realize that the Most High is sovereign over human kingdoms and grants them to whomever he desires.'"

A Conservative Version

And thou shall be driven from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field. Thou shall be made to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of me

American Standard Version

and thou shalt be driven from men; and they dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field; thou shalt be made to eat grass as oxen; and seven times shall pass over thee; until thou know that the Most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.

Amplified

And you shall be driven from among men and your dwelling will be with the living creatures of the field. You will be made to eat grass like the oxen, and seven times [or years] shall pass over you until you have learned and know that the Most High [God] rules in the kingdom of men and gives it to whomever He will.

Bible in Basic English

And they will send you out from among men, to be with the beasts of the field; they will give you grass for your food like the oxen, and seven times will go by you, till you are certain that the Most High is ruler in the kingdom of men, and gives it to any man at his pleasure.

Darby Translation

and they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field; they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the Most High ruleth over the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and they drive thee from among men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field; and they shall feed thee as the oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee until thou know that the most High takes rule in the kingdom of men and gives it to whomever he will.

Julia Smith Translation

And from men driving thee out, and with beasts of the open field thy dwelling: and they shall feed to thee the grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee till that thou shalt know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and to whom he will, he will give it

Lexham Expanded Bible

and you will be driven away from {human society} and your dwelling [will be] with the animals of the field and they will cause you to graze [the] grass like oxen, and seven times will pass over you, until you acknowledge that the Most High [is] sovereign over the kingdom of humankind and that he gives it to whom he wills.'

Modern King James verseion

And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field. They shall make you eat grass like oxen, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He will.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt be cast out of men's company: thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, so that thou shalt eat grass like as an ox, till seven years be come and gone over thee: even until thou knowest, that the highest hath power upon the kingdoms of men, and that he may give them, unto whom it pleaseth him.'"

NET Bible

You will be driven from human society, and you will live with the wild animals. You will be fed grass like oxen, and seven periods of time will pass by for you before you understand that the Most High is ruler over human kingdoms and gives them to whomever he wishes."

New Heart English Bible

and you shall be driven from men; and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field; you shall be made to eat grass as oxen; and seven times shall pass over you; until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he wants."

The Emphasized Bible

And, from among men, are they going to drive, thee, forth, and, with the wild beast of the field, shall be thy dwelling, grass - like oxen, will they suffer, thee, to eat, and, seven seasons, shall pass over thee, - until that thou come to know that the Most High, hath dominion, over the kingdom of men, and, to whomsoever he pleaseth, he giveth it.

Webster

And they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field: they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou shalt know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.

World English Bible

and you shall be driven from men; and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field; you shall be made to eat grass as oxen; and seven times shall pass over you; until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will.

Youngs Literal Translation

and from men they are driving thee away, and with the beast of the field is thy dwelling, the herb as oxen they do cause thee to eat, and seven times do pass over thee, till that thou knowest that the Most High is ruler in the kingdom of men, and to whom He willeth He giveth it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
טרד 
T@rad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

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

men
אנשׁ אנשׁ 
'enash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

מדר מדר מדור 
M@dowr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

shall be with
עם 
`im (Aramaic) 
with, with..., to, from, toward, like, unto, by
Usage: 24

the beasts
חיוא 
Cheyva' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 20

of the field
בּר 
Bar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

טעם 
T@`am (Aramaic) 
make to eat, feed
Usage: 3

עשׂב עשׁ 
`ash 
Usage: 12

as oxen
תּור 
Towr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

and seven
שׁבעה 
Shib`ah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

עדּן 
`iddan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

חלף 
Chalaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

עד 
`ad (Aramaic) 
till, until, unto, ever, for, to, but at, even, hitherto , mastery , on, within
Usage: 35

thou know
ידע 
Y@da` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 49

that the most High
עלּי 
`illay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

in the kingdom
מלכוּ 
Malkuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

of men
אנשׁ אנשׁ 
'enash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

and giveth
נתן 
N@than (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

it to whomsoever
מן 
man (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Daniel 4:32

Context Readings

God Judges The King For His Hubris

31 While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from heaven, saying, O king Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is spoken; The kingdom has departed from you. 32  And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field: they shall make you to eat grass like oxen, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will. 33 The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hair had grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.


Cross References

Daniel 5:21

And he was driven from the sons of men; and his heart was made like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the wild donkeys: they fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven; till he knew that the most high God ruled in the kingdom of men, and that he appoints over it whomever he will.

Exodus 8:10

And he said, Tomorrow. And he said, Be it according to your word: that you may know that there is none like unto the LORD our God.

Exodus 9:14

For I will at this time send all my plagues upon your heart, and upon your servants, and upon your people; that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth.

Exodus 9:29

And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will stretch forth my hands unto the LORD; and the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that you may know that the earth is the LORD's.

Joshua 4:24

That all the people of the earth might know the hand of the LORD, that it is mighty: that you might fear the LORD your God forever.

Job 12:18-21

He looses the bonds of kings, and girds their loins with a waistband.

Job 30:5-7

They were driven forth from among men, (they cried after them as after a thief;)

Proverbs 8:15-16

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Isaiah 37:20

Now therefore, O LORD our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that you are the LORD, even you only.

Isaiah 45:3

And I will give you the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that I, the LORD, who call you by your name, am the God of Israel.

Jeremiah 27:5

I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed right unto me.

Daniel 4:14-17

He cried aloud, and said thus, Hew down the tree, and cut off its branches, shake off its leaves, and scatter its fruit: let the beasts get away from under it, and the fowls from its branches:

Daniel 4:25-26

That they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall make you eat grass like oxen, and they shall wet you with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over you, till you know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will.

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