"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.
"You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;
"This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And bestows it on whom He wishes And sets over it the lowliest of men."
"When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, When He separated the sons of man, He set the boundaries of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel.
I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
I will be glad and exult in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.
For the LORD Most High is to be feared, A great King over all the earth.
But You, O LORD, are on high forever.
"All the nations shall serve him and his son and his grandson until the time of his own land comes; then many nations and great kings will make him their servant.
To deprive a man of justice In the presence of the Most High,
Is it not from the mouth of the Most High That both good and ill go forth?
"If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king.
"It has seemed good to me to declare the signs and wonders which the Most High God has done for me.
it is you, O king; for you have become great and grown strong, and your majesty has become great and reached to the sky and your dominion to the end of the earth.
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.'
"My God sent His angel and shut the lions' mouths and they have not harmed me, inasmuch as I was found innocent before Him; and also toward you, O king, I have committed no crime."
"However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:
at midday, O King, I saw on the way a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining all around me and those who were journeying with me.
"So, King Agrippa, I did not prove disobedient to the heavenly vision,
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