Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine in them; and you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, have you not glorified:

New American Standard Bible

but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.

King James Version

But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:

Holman Bible

Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. The vessels from His house were brought to you, and as you and your nobles, wives, and concubines drank wine from them, you praised the gods made of silver and gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or understand. But you have not glorified the God who holds your life-breath in His hand and who controls the whole course of your life.

International Standard Version

"You've exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. "You've had the vessels from his Temple brought into your presence. "And you, your officials, and your wives and mistresses drank wine from them. "You praised gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which can't see, hear, or demonstrate knowledge. "But you didn't honor God, who holds in his power your very life and all your ways.

A Conservative Version

but have lifted up thyself against LORD of heaven. And they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy lords, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine from them. And thou have praised the gods of silve

American Standard Version

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy lords, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine from them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified.

Amplified

And you have lifted yourself up against the Lord of heaven, and the vessels of His house have been brought before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know; but the God in Whose hand your breath is and Whose are all your ways you have not honored and glorified [but have dishonored and disgraced].

Bible in Basic English

But you have been lifting yourself up against the Lord of heaven, and they have put the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your women, have taken wine in them; and you have given praise to gods of silver and gold, of brass and iron and wood and stone, who are without the power of seeing or hearing, and without knowledge: and to the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not given glory;

Darby Translation

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of the heavens; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy nobles, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.

Julia Smith Translation

And against the Lord of the heavens thou didst lift up thyself; and for the vessels of his house they brought before thee, and thou and thy nobles, and thy wives, and thy concubines, drinking wine in them; and to the gods of silver and gold, brass, iron, wood, and stone, who see not, and hear not, and know not, thou didst praise: and to the God whom thy breath in his hand, and all thy ways to him, thou didst not honor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [now] you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven, and the vessels of his temple you have brought in before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have been drinking wine from them, and you have praised the gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone that [do] not see and [do] not hear and [do] not know, but the God {who holds your life in his hand} and all of your ways {come from him}, you have not honored.

Modern King James verseion

But you have lifted up yourself against the Lord of Heaven. And they have brought the vessels of His house before you; and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know. And you have not glorified the God in whose hand is your breath and all your ways.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but hast magnified thyself above the LORD of heaven, so that the vessels of his house were brought before thee: that thou, and thy lords, with thy queen and concubines, might drink wine thereout: and hast praised the Idols of silver and gold, copper and iron, of wood and stone. As for the God in whose hand consisteth thy breath and all thy ways: thou hast not loved him.

NET Bible

Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. You brought before you the vessels from his temple, and you and your nobles, together with your wives and concubines, drank wine from them. You praised the gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone -- gods that cannot see or hear or comprehend! But you have not glorified the God who has in his control your very breath and all your ways!

New Heart English Bible

but have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven. And they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know. And the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.

The Emphasized Bible

but, against the Lord of the heavens, hast uplifted thyself, and, the vessels of his house, have they brought before thee, and, thou, and thy nobles, thy wives and thy concubines, have been drinking, wine, therein, and, gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which see not nor hear nor know, hast thou praised, - whereas, God, in whose hand thy breath is and whose are all thy ways, him, hast thou not glorified.

Webster

But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drank wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, thou hast not glorified.

World English Bible

but have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.

Youngs Literal Translation

and against the Lord of the heavens thou hast lifted up thyself; and the vessels of His house they have brought in before thee, and thou, and thy great men, thy wives, and thy concubines, are drinking wine with them, and gods of silver, and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, that are not seeing, nor hearing, nor knowing, thou hast praised: and the God in whose hand is thy breath, and all thy ways, Him thou hast not honoured.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּם 
Ruwm (Aramaic) 
lift up, extol, set up
Usage: 4

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

the Lord
מרא 
Mare' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

of heaven
שׁמין 
Shamayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 38

אתא אתה 
'athah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 16

the vessels
מאן 
Ma'n (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

of his house
בּית 
Bayith (Aramaic) 
Usage: 44

קדם קדם 
Qodam (Aramaic) 
before, before , of , him,
Usage: 42

thee, and thou
אנתּה 
'antah (Aramaic) 
thou, thee
Usage: 15

and thy lords
רברבן 
Rabr@ban (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

שׁגל 
Shegal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

לחנה 
L@chenah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

שׁתה 
Sh@thah (Aramaic) 
to drink
Usage: 5

חמר 
Chamar (Aramaic), 
Usage: 6

in them and thou hast praised
שׁבח 
Sh@bach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

the gods
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
God, god
Usage: 95

of silver
כּסף 
K@caph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

and gold
דּהב 
D@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 23

of brass
נחשׁ 
N@chash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

פּרזל 
Parzel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 20

אע 
'a` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

and stone
H69
אבן 
'eben (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

חזה חזא 
Chaza' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 31

not
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

nor
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82
Usage: 82

שׁמע 
Sh@ma` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

ידע 
Y@da` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 49

and the God
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
God, god
Usage: 95

in whose hand
יד 
Yad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

נשׁמא 
Nishma' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

is, and whose are all
כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

ארח 
'orach (Aramaic) 
way
Usage: 2

hast thou not
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

References

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Daniel Deciphers And Interprets The Writing

22 And you his son, O Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, though you knew all this; 23 But have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine in them; and you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, have you not glorified: 24 Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written.


Cross References

Job 12:10

In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.

Jeremiah 10:23

O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.

Job 31:4

Does not he see my ways, and count all my steps?

Psalm 115:4-8

Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

Jeremiah 50:29

Call together the archers against Babylon: all you that bend the bow, camp against it round about; let none of them escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she has done, do unto her: for she has been proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.

2 Kings 14:10

You have indeed struck down Edom, and your heart has lifted you up: glory in this, and tarry at home: for why should you meddle to your harm, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?

Psalm 139:3

You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.

Proverbs 20:24

A man's steps are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?

Isaiah 2:12

For the day of the LORD of hosts shall come upon everyone that is proud and lofty, and upon everyone that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:

Isaiah 37:19

And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone: therefore they have destroyed them.

Isaiah 37:23

Whom have you reproached and blasphemed? and against whom have you exalted your voice, and lifted up your eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel.

Habakkuk 2:18-19

What profits the graven image that its maker has shaped it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusts in it, to make dumb idols?

Genesis 2:7

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Genesis 14:19

And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth:

Judges 16:23

Then the lords of the Philistines gathered themselves together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

1 Samuel 5:1-9

And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer unto Ashdod.

Job 34:14-15

If he should set his heart upon man, if he should gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;

Psalm 104:29

You hide your face, they are troubled: you take away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

Psalm 115:16

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's: but the earth has he given to the children of men.

Psalm 135:15-17

The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

Psalm 146:4

His breath goes forth, he returns to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

Isaiah 33:10

Now will I rise, says the LORD; now will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself.

Isaiah 42:5

Thus says God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which comes out of it; he that gives breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk in it:

Isaiah 46:6-7

They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he makes it a god: they fall down, yea, they worship.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are a man, and not God, though you set your heart as the heart of God:

Ezekiel 28:5

By your great wisdom and by your trade have you increased your riches, and your heart is lifted up because of your riches:

Ezekiel 28:17

Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty, you have corrupted your wisdom because of your splendor: I will cast you to the ground, I will lay you before kings, that they may behold you.

Ezekiel 31:10

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Because you have lifted up yourself in height, and it has shot up its top among the thick boughs, and its heart is lifted up in its height;

Daniel 5:2-4

Belshazzar, while he tasted the wine, commanded to bring the golden and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem; that the king, and his lords, his wives, and his concubines, might drink from them.

Habakkuk 2:4

Behold, his soul which is proud is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.

Acts 17:25

Neither is worshiped with men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he gives to all life, and breath, and all things;

Acts 17:28-29

For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Romans 1:21-23

Because, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

1 Corinthians 8:4

As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

1 Timothy 3:6

Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Hebrews 4:13

Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

Revelation 13:5-6

And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.

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