Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings. I beheld till the wings of it were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand upon two feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

New American Standard Bible

"The first was like a lion and had the wings of an eagle. I kept looking until its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the ground and made to stand on two feet like a man; a human mind also was given to it.

King James Version

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Holman Bible

“The first was like a lion but had eagle’s wings. I continued watching until its wings were torn off. It was lifted up from the ground, set on its feet like a man, and given a human mind.

International Standard Version

The first resembled a lion, but it had eagles' wings. I continued to watch until its wings were plucked off, it was lifted up off the ground, and it was forced to stand on two feet like a man. A human soul was imparted to it.

American Standard Version

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand upon two feet as a man; and a man's heart was given to it.

Amplified

The first [the Babylonian empire under Nebuchadnezzar] was like a lion and had eagle's wings. I looked till the wings of it were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth and made to stand upon two feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Bible in Basic English

The first was like a lion and had eagle's wings; while I was watching its wings were pulled off, and it was lifted up from the earth and placed on two feet like a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Darby Translation

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till its wings were plucked; and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand upon two feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Julia Smith Translation

The first as a lion, and the wings of an eagle to it; I was seeing even till its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and upon its feet it was caused to stand as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

King James 2000

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The first [was] like lion and {had} [the] wings of an eagle. I was watching until its wings were plucked off, and it was lifted up from the earth and it was raised on [its] feet like a human, and a human heart was given to it.

Modern King James verseion

The first was like a lion and had eagle's wings. I watched until its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth and made to stand on its feet like a man. And a man's heart was given to it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The first was as a Lion, and yet had he Eagle's wings. I saw, that his wings were plucked from him, and he taken away from the earth: that he stood upon his feet as a man, and that there was given him a man's heart.

NET Bible

"The first one was like a lion with eagles' wings. As I watched, its wings were pulled off and it was lifted up from the ground. It was made to stand on two feet like a human being, and a human mind was given to it.

New Heart English Bible

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings. I saw until its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand on two feet as a man; and a man's mind was given to it.

The Emphasized Bible

The foremost, like a lion, having, the wings of an eagle, - I looked until the wings thereof, were torn out, and it was lifted up from the earth, and, upon its feet, like a man, was it caused to stand, and, the heart of a man, was given to it.

Webster

The first was like a lion, and had eagles' wings: I beheld till its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

World English Bible

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I saw until its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand on two feet as a man; and a man's heart was given to it.

Youngs Literal Translation

The first is like a lion, and it hath an eagle's wings. I was seeing till that its wings have been plucked, and it hath been lifted up from the earth, and on feet as a man it hath been caused to stand, and a heart of man is given to it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קדמי 
Qadmay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

אריה 
'aryeh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

and had eagle's
נשׁר 
N@shar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

גּף 
Gaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

I beheld
הוה הוא 
Hava' (Aramaic) 
be, was,
Usage: 70

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

the wings
גּף 
Gaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

מרט 
M@rat (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

and it was lifted up
נטל 
N@tal (Aramaic) 
lifted up
Usage: 2

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

the earth
ארע 
'ara` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

and made stand
קוּם 
Quwm (Aramaic) 
Usage: 35

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

the feet
רגל 
R@gal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

as a man
אנשׁ אנשׁ 
'enash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

and a man's
אנשׁ אנשׁ 
'enash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

לבב 
L@bab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

יהב 
Y@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 28

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Daniel's Vision Of Four Beasts And The Son Of Man

3 And four great beasts came up from the sea, different one from another. 4 The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings. I beheld till the wings of it were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand upon two feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it. 5 And, behold, another beast, a second, like a bear, and it was raised up on one side, and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth. And they said thus to it: Arise, devour much flesh.


Cross References

Isaiah 14:13-17

And thou said in thy heart, I will ascend into heaven. I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, and I will sit upon the mount of congregation, in the outermost parts of the north.

Ezekiel 17:3

and say, Thus says lord LORD: A great eagle with great wings and long pinions, full of feathers, which had various colors, came to Lebanon, and took the top of the cedar.

Deuteronomy 28:49

LORD will bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as the eagle flies, a nation whose tongue thou shall not understand,

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan, men who were loved and pleasant, undivided; comely in their lives, and undivided in their death; swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Job 25:6

How much less man, who is a worm! And the son of man, who is a worm!

Psalm 9:20

Put them in fear, O LORD. Let the nations know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Isaiah 5:28-29

whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent. Their horses' hoofs shall be accounted as flint, and their wheels as a whirlwind.

Isaiah 5:28

whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent. Their horses' hoofs shall be accounted as flint, and their wheels as a whirlwind.

Jeremiah 25:9-26

behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, says LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants of it, and against all these nations roun

Jeremiah 25:38

He has left his covert as the lion. For their land has become an astonishment because of the fierceness of the oppressing [sword], and because of his fierce anger.

Jeremiah 48:40

For thus says LORD: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread out his wings against Moab.

Jeremiah 50:30-32

Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, and all her men of war shall be brought to silence in that day, says LORD.

Lamentations 4:19

Our pursuers were swifter than the eagles of the heavens. They chased us upon the mountains. They laid wait for us in the wilderness.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, Thus says lord LORD: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou have said, I am a god. I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas. Yet thou are man, and not God, though thou did set thy h

Ezekiel 28:9

Will thou yet say before him who slays thee, I am God? But thou are man, and not God, in the hand of him who wounds thee.

Daniel 4:30-33

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Daniel 4:36

At the same time my understanding returned to me, and for the glory of my kingdom, my majesty and brightness returned to me, and my counselors and my lords sought to me. And I was established in my kingdom, and excellent greatness

Daniel 5:18-23

O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty.

Habakkuk 1:6-8

For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, who march through the breadth of the earth to possess dwelling-places that are not theirs.

Habakkuk 2:5-10

Yea, moreover, wine is treacherous.) [He is] a haughty man, who does not keep at home, who enlarges his desire as Sheol, and he is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathers to him all nations, and heaps to him all peoples.

Matthew 24:28

For wherever the carcass may be, there the vultures will be gathered together.

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