Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I beheld till thrones were placed, and one who was ancient of days sat. His raiment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool. His throne was fiery flames, [and] the wheels of it burning fire.

New American Standard Bible

"I kept looking Until thrones were set up, And the Ancient of Days took His seat; His vesture was like white snow And the hair of His head like pure wool His throne was ablaze with flames, Its wheels were a burning fire.

King James Version

I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.

Holman Bible

“As I kept watching,thrones were set in place,
and the Ancient of Days took His seat.
His clothing was white like snow,
and the hair of His head like whitest wool.
His throne was flaming fire;
its wheels were blazing fire.

International Standard Version

"I kept on watching until the Ancient of Days was seated. His clothes were white, like snow, and the hair on his head was like pure wool. His throne burned with flaming fire, and its wheels burned with fire.

American Standard Version

I beheld till thrones were placed, and one that was ancient of days did sit: his raiment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames, and the wheels thereof burning fire.

Amplified

I kept looking until thrones were placed [for the assessors with the Judge], and the Ancient of Days [God, the eternal Father] took His seat, Whose garment was white as snow and the hair of His head like pure wool. His throne was like the fiery flame; its wheels were burning fire.

Bible in Basic English

I went on looking till the seats of kings were placed, and one like a very old man took his seat: his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head was like clean wool; his seat was flames of fire and its wheels burning fire.

Darby Translation

I beheld till thrones were set, and the Ancient of days did sit: his raiment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was flames of fire, and its wheels burning fire.

Julia Smith Translation

I was seeing even till thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days sat, his garment white as snow, and the hair of his head as pure wool: his throne a flame of fire, his wheels a burning fire.

King James 2000

I beheld till the thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and its wheels as burning fire.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{I continued watching} until thrones were placed and an Ancient of Days sat; his clothing [was] like white snow and the hair of his head [was] like pure wool and his throne [was] a flame of fire and its wheels [were] burning fire.

Modern King James verseion

I watched until the thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days sat, whose robe was white as snow, and the hair of His head like the pure wool. His throne was like flames of fire, and His wheels like burning fire.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"I looked till the seats were prepared, and till the Ancient of Days sat him down. His clothing was white as snow, and the hairs of his head like the pure wool. His throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as the burning fire.

NET Bible

"While I was watching, thrones were set up, and the Ancient of Days took his seat. His attire was white like snow; the hair of his head was like lamb's wool. His throne was ablaze with fire and its wheels were all aflame.

New Heart English Bible

I saw until thrones were placed, and the Ancient of Days took his seat. His clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool. His throne was fiery flames, and its wheels burning fire.

The Emphasized Bible

I continued looking, until that, thrones, were placed, and, the Ancient of days, took his seat, - whose, garment, like snow, was white, and, the hair of his head, like pure wool, his throne, was flames of fire, his wheels, a burning fire.

Webster

I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.

World English Bible

I saw until thrones were placed, and one who was ancient of days sat: his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames, [and] its wheels burning fire.

Youngs Literal Translation

I was seeing till that thrones have been thrown down, and the Ancient of Days is seated, His garment as snow is white, and the hair of his head is as pure wool, His throne flames of fire, its wheels burning fire.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
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 thrones
כּרסא 
Korce' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

רמה 
R@mah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

and the Ancient
עתּיק 
`attiyq (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

of days
יום 
Yowm (Aramaic) 
Usage: 16

יתב 
Y@thiyb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

לבוּשׁ 
L@buwsh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

חוּר 
Chivvar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

as snow
תּלג 
T@lag (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

and the hair
שׂער 
S@`ar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

of his head
ראשׁ 
Re'sh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

like the pure
נקא 
N@qe' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

עמר 
`amar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

כּרסא 
Korce' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

was like the fiery
נוּר 
Nuwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

שׂביב 
S@biyb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

and his wheels
גּלגּל 
Galgal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

as burning
דּלק 
D@laq (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

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

8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another horn, a little one, before which three of the first horns were plucked up by the roots. And, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth s 9 I beheld till thrones were placed, and one who was ancient of days sat. His raiment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool. His throne was fiery flames, [and] the wheels of it burning fire. 10 A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him. Thousands of thousands ministered to him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him. The judgment was set, and the books were opened.



Cross References

Revelation 1:14

And his head and hair were white as wool, white as snow, and his eyes as a flame of fire,

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, or thou had ever formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou are God.

Daniel 7:22

until the ancient of days came. And judgment was given to the sanctified of the Most High, and the time came that the sanctified possessed the kingdom.

Mark 9:3

and his garments became glistening, exceedingly white, as snow, such as no fuller on earth is able to whiten.

Psalm 45:8

All thy garments [smell of] myrrh, and aloes, [and] cassia. Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made thee glad.

Psalm 102:24-25

I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days. Thy years are throughout all generations.

Psalm 104:2-4

who covers thyself with light as with a garment, who stretches out the heavens like a curtain,

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. And the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Ezekiel 1:13-21

As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, like the appearance of torches. It went up and down among the living creatures, and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth l

Ezekiel 10:2-7

And he spoke to the man clothed in linen, and said, Go in between the whirling [wheels], even under the cherub, and fill both thy hands with coals of fire from between the cherubim, and scatter them over the city. And he went in in

Daniel 2:34-35

Thou looked until a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon its feet that were of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces.

Daniel 2:44-45

And in the days of those kings the God of heaven shall set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, nor shall the sovereignty of it be left to another people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it s

Daniel 7:13

I saw in the night visions, and, behold, there came with the clouds of heaven [somebody] like a son of man. And he came even to the ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.

Micah 5:2

But thou, Bethlehem Ephrathah, which are little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee he shall come forth to me who is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.

Habakkuk 1:12

Are not thou from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O LORD, thou have ordained him for judgment, and thou, O Rock, have established him for correction.

Matthew 17:2

And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone as the sun, and his garments became white as the light.

Acts 2:30

Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, to raise the Christ from the fruit of his loins according to flesh to sit upon his throne.

Acts 2:33

Therefore, exalted by the right hand of God, and having received the promise of the Holy Spirit from the Father, he poured out this that ye now see and hear.

1 Corinthians 15:24-25

Afterwards the end, when he delivers up the kingdom to the God and Father, when he will abolishes all rule, and all authority and power.

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him, not having my righteousness, that from law, but that through Christ's faith--the righteousness from God based on faith--

2 Thessalonians 1:7-8

and relief with us, to you who are restricted, at the revealing of the Lord Jesus from heaven with his agents of power

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone has immortality, dwelling in irreproachable light, whom no man has seen, nor can see, to whom is honor and eternal dominion. Truly.

2 Peter 3:7-10

But now the heavens and the earth, which have been stored up by the same word, are being preserved for fire in a day of judgment and destruction of irreverent men.

1 John 1:5

And this is the message that we have heard from him and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Revelation 19:18-4

so that ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses and of those who sit upon them, and the flesh of all men, both freemen and bondmen, and both small and great.

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