Then Zephaniah the priest read this letter to Jeremiah the prophet,
When the people read it, they were pleased with how the letter encouraged them.
When this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and be sure to read the one from Laodicea.
Then all the king's advisors came in, but they were unable to read the writing or tell the king what it meant.
Take note that the advisors and enchanters were brought before me to read the writing and explain its meaning, but they were unable to do so.
The king cried out to bring in enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers. He announced to the advisors of Babylon, "Whoever can read this writing and tell me its meaning will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain placed around his neck, and will become the third highest ruler in the kingdom."
At this, Daniel answered, speaking directly to the king, "Let your gifts and rewards be given to someone else. However, I'll read the writing for the king and tell him its meaning.
However, I've heard that you can provide meaning and interpretation, and that you can solve difficult problems. If you are able to read the writing and report its meaning, you will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain placed around your neck, and you will become the third highest ruler in the kingdom."
Many Jews read this inscription, because the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city. It was written in Hebrew, Latin, and Greek.
2 Corinthians 1:13
For what we are writing you is nothing more than what you can read and also understand. I hope you will understand completely,
2 Corinthians 3:2
You are our letter, written in our hearts and known and read by everyone.
That night the king could not sleep, so he gave instructions to bring the book of records, the chronicles, and they were read to the king.
The memorandum you sent to us has been read and carefully considered.
As soon as a copy of the letter from King Artaxerxes was read to Rehum, to Shimshai the scribe, and to their colleagues, they traveled quickly to Jerusalem and compelled the Jews to cease by force of arms.
Or when they give the book to someone who cannot read, and say, "Read this, please,' he answers, "I don't know how to read.'"