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Shadrach, &c. delivered. Daniel. Nebuchadnezzars dream
62 Mac. 7. 2.
• Chap 34 % 6. 25
& Ver. 14.
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Befoze is able to deliver us from the burning fiery
CH A P. IV: Chrilt furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine 1 Nebuchadnezzar confeffeth Gods kingdom, Chat hand, O king.
4 maketh relation of his dream, which 18 8 But if not, be it known unto thee, O the magicians could not interpret. 8 Da- 570. king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor
niel beareth the dream. 19 He interpretworship the golden image which thou hast eth it. 28 The story of the event.
TEbuchadnezzar the king, * unto all * Chald. filled.
Then was Nebuchadnezzar * full of people, nations and languages that fury, and the form of his visage was changed dwell in all the earth, Peace be multiplied against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego:
unto you. therefore he spake and commanded, that they 2 * I thought it good to sew the signs *Chald. I ne should heat the furnace one seven times more and wonders that the high God hath wrought Chap. 3.26 than it was wont to be heat.
toward me. | Chald. mighty 20 And he commanded the t most mighty 3. How great are his figns! and how Chap.s.in
men that were in his army, to bind Shadrach mighty are his wonders! his kingdom is d
from generation to generation.
I saw a dream which made me afraid, Shap
. 2, 28, midst of the burning fiery furnace.
and the thoughts upon my bed, and the vi22. Therefore because the kings † com- sions of my head troubled me.
mandment was urgent, and the furnace ex- 6 Therefore made I a decree, to bring in Or, sparke
ceeding hot, the I flame of the fire flew all the wise-men of Babylon before me, that
pretation of the dream,
f Then came in the magicians, the astro- Chap: 2.3 shach, and Abed-nego, fell down bound in- logers, the Chaldeans, and the foothsayers : to the midst of the burning fiery furnace. and I told the dream before them ; but they
24 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was did not make known unto me the interpre
astonied, and rose up in haste, and Ipake, tation thereof. * 01,governors, and said unto his * counsellers, Did not we 8 g But at the last Daniel came in before.
cast three men bound into the midst of the me( 8" whose name was Belteshazzar, accor- (Chap.1.7. fire? They answered and said unto the ding to the game of my God, h and in whom 51263.II. king, True, O king.
is the spirit of the holy gods ) and before s.11,14 25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four him I told the dream, saying,
men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, 90 Belteshazzár, i master of the magicians, chap.2.41.4 Chald. there and t they have no hurt, and the form of the because I know that the spirit of the holy gods is no hørt in them. fourth is like h the son of God.
is in thee, and no secret troubleth thee, tell b Job 1. 6. Ver.
26 ( Then Nebuchadnezzar came near me the visions of my dream that I have seen, Chald. door.
to the mouth of the burning fiery furnace, and the interpretation thereof.
of was great.
II The tree grew, and was strong, and the 27 And the princes, governors and cap- height thereof reached unto heaven, and the tains, and the kings counsellers being, ga- fight thereof to the end of all the earth. thered together, saw these men, upon whose 12 The leaves thereof were fair, and the bodies the fire had no power, nor was an
fruit thereof much, and in it was meat for
the boughs thereof, and all flesh was fed of
** Chap... and delivered his servants that trusted in holy one came down from heaven.
Jude 140 him, and have changed the kings word, and He cried † aloud, and said thus, Hew Chald. wit yielded their bodies, that they might noto down the tree, and cut off his branches, shake serve nor worship any god, except their own off his leaves, and scatter his fruit; let the God.
beasts get away from under it, and the fowls 3 Chap, 6, 26.
i Therefore * I make a decree, That from his branches. * Chald, a decree is made by me. every people, nation, and language, which 15 Nevertheless, leave the stump of his† Chald. ttrörspeak † any thing amiss against the God of roots in the earth, even with a band of iron
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, shall and brass, in the tender grass of the field, #Chaidmade bek # cut in pieces, and their houses fhall and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, pieces.
be made a dunghil,' because there is no o.. and let his portion be with the beasts in the
ther god that can deliver after this sort. grass of the earth. Chald. made to
30 Then the king * promoted Shadrach, 16 Let his heart be changed from prospero
Meshach, and Abed-nego, in the province mans, and let a bealts heart be given unto
k Chap. 2. 5.
ichag, 6. 27.
Daniel interpreteth Chap. v.
•Chap 11: 13
Befoze him, and let seven o times pass over him. 29 At the end of twelve months he walk- 5cfo:2
19 This matter is by the decree of the ed † in the palace of the kingdom of Baby~ Chrif
watchers, and the demand by the word of lon.
may know, P that the most High ruleth in great Babylon that I have built for the house
ó While the word was in the kings ocháp. §. $i
as oxen, and leven times shall pass over thee;
thee. Belteshazzar answered, and said, My from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his
and the interpretation thereof to thine ene- his hairs were grown like eagles feathers,
and his nails like birds claws.
and I blessed the most High, and I praised 21 Whose leaves were fair, and the fruit and honoured him d that liveth for ever, échap. t is ; thereof much, and in it was meat for all ; whose dominion is e an everlasting domini - Pfal. i et i6. under which the beasts of the field dwelt, on, and his kingdom is from generation to Chap 23 and upon whose branches the fowls of the generation. heaven had their habitation :
35 And all the inhabitants of thé earth Luke 1. 33.
illa. 40. 1s;igi 22 It is thou, O king, that art grown and are reputed as nothing : and he doth accor“Chap 138. become strong : ' for thy greatness is grown ding to his will in the army of heaven, and
and reacheth unto heaven, and thy dominion among the inhabitants of the earth : and none
can stay his hand, or say unto him, : What efnb 9. toi
field, and let it be wet with the dew of dom, and excellent majesty was added unto + Chap. s. 21. heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over 37 Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and ex
tol and honour the king of heaven, all 24 This is the interpretation, O king, whose works are truth, and his ways judgand this is the decree of the most High, ment, h and those that walk in pride he is which is come upon my lord the king: able
to abase. Chap 5. 21, 25 That they shall " drive thee from men,
CHÁ P. V.
eat grass as oxen, and they shall wet thee the king. 10 At the commendation of the
the most High ruleth in the kingdom of arid interpreteth the writing. 30 The mo-
Elshazzar the king made a great feast to $38. 26 And whereas they commanded to thousand of his lords, and drank wine leave the stump of the tree-roots; thy king before the thousand.
dom Thall be sure unto thee, after that 2 Bellhazzar, whiles he tasted the wine, • Matth. 21. as, thou shalt have known that z'the heavens commanded to bring the golden and filver do rule.
vessels, - which his * father Nebuchadnezzar Chap. t.s! 27 Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be had † taken out of the temple which was in Jesaher. acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins rusalem, that the king and his princés, his as jet. 21.7
by righteousness, and thine iniquities by wives his and concubines might drink therein. 2 Chr. 15.15 • Pfal.41.1,&c. Thewing mercy to the poor, . if it may be 3 Then they brought the golden vessels a lengthning of thy tranquillity.
that were taken out of the temple of the Chald. brown of thint error.
28 Š All this came upon the king Nebuc house of God, which was at Jerusalem; and chadnezzar.
M m m m
Luke 13..18, 21.
* Or, grando
with Chap. io 20.
Or, an healing
Daniel. The hand-writing or the wall.
bRev. 9, 20,
*Chald. intera) pret,
# Chald.brighte reffes
* Or, to deal
* Chald. made to come down.
& 3. 9.
Before the king and his princes, his wives and his canft * make interpretations, and dissolve Before Chritt concubines drank in them.
doubts : now it thou canst read the writing, Chrit 4 They drunk wine, 6 and praised the and make known to me the interpretatigods of gold, and of filver, of brass, of iron, on thereof, thou shalt be clothed with of wood, and of stone.
scarlet, and have a chain of gold about • Chanel
5 I . In the same hour came forth fingers thy neck, and shalt be the third ruler in
, as 6 Then the kings countenance * was read the writing unto the king, and make Chapo 2. 6. * Child. changed changed, and his thoughts troubled him, known to him the interpretation.
so that the † † joynts of his loyns were 18 O thou king, m the most high God - Chap. 4. 17;
loosed, and his knees (mote one against ano- gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father a kingdom, Chaid. bindings, ther.
and majesty, and glory, and honour. 7 The king cried * aloud to bring in 19 And for the majesty that he gave him, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the ^ all people, nations and languages trembled "Chap. 1. a soothsayers : and the king spake and said and feared before him : whom he would he to the wise-men of Babylon, Whosoever flew, and whom he would he kept alive, shall read this writing, and shew me the and whom he would he fet up, and whom
interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with he would he put down. + Of, purple. scarlet, and have a chain of gold about 20. But when his heart was lifted up, Chap. 4:30;
his neck, and shall be the third ruler in and his mind hardned in pride, he was
; deposed from his kingly throne, and they proudly.
, he made his thereof.
beasts, and his dwelling was with the wild heart equal, &c. 9 Then was king Belshazzar greatly trou- affes : they fed him with grass like, oxen, Shald, bright. bled, and his † countenance was changed in and his body was wet with the dew of him, and his lords were astonied.
heaven, 9 till he knew that the most high Chap.4.173 10 I Now the queen by reason of the God ruled in the kingdom of men, and words of the king and his lords, came into that he appointeth over it whomsoever he
the banquet-house; and the queen spake and will.
thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy counte- not humbled thine heart, though thou knew.
eft all this :
the God in whose hand thy breath is, ' and 'Jer. 1o: 237 Chap. 6. 3
1 Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glo# 01, of an ine and knowledge, and understanding, I in- rified.
terpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard 24 Then was the part of the hand sent
niel be called, and he will shew the inter- PHAŘSIN.
26 This is the interpretation of the thing;
of the children of the captivity of Judah, balances, and are found wanting. #Or, grando
whom the king my father brought out of 28 PERES, thy kingdom is divided,
and given to the Medes and · Persians.
29. Then commanded Bellhazzar, and they la, 21. 2 spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light, clothed Daniel with scarlet, and put a chain Chap. 9. 1. and understanding, and excellent wisdom of gold about his neck, and made a procla- "Chap. 6. 284 is found in thee.
mation concerning him, * that he should be *Ver. 7. 15 And now the wise-men, the astrolo- the third ruler in the kingdom. gers have been brought in before me, that 30 In that night was Belshazzar the 538. they should read this writing, and make king of the Chaldeans slain. known unto me the interpretation thereof : 31 Y And Darius the Median took the Chap. 9.1, 1. but they could not shew the interpretation kingdom, being * about threescore and chald, he as of the thing
the son of, & .
two years old. 16 And I have heard of thee, that thou
* Or, grande father.
tor, grande fasher, Chap: 4 9:
Darius his decrée.
Chap. Vi. Daniel cast into the lions deni
So Mark !
Neh. 2. 3•
is thy Chåp. s. ist
er. 21. hap. 2. 4.
hast ligned, but maketh his petition three Before Chritt
i Daniel is made chief of the presidents. 4 times a day.
15 Then these men allembled unto the T pleased Darius to set over the king- king, and said unto the king, Know, Oking,
dom an hundred and twenty prin- that the law of the Medes and Persians is;
eftablifheth, mảy be changed.
niel, Thy God whom thoa serveft continu3 Then this Daniel was preferred above the ally, he will deliver thee. Chap. 5. 12. presidents and princes, because an excel- 17 And a stone was brought, and laid "Latte i sit
lent spirit was in him; and the king thought upon the mouth of the den, and the king iso Metko to set him over the whole realm.
sealed it with his own signet, and with the 27 666 537 4. Then the presidents and princes fignet of his lords ; that the purpose might
fought to find occasion against Daniel con- not be changed concerning Daniel.
instruments of musick brought before him, Org ruting fault found in him.
and his sleep went from him.
20 And when he came tò the den, he Or,'came sur - 6 Then these presidents and princes * af- cried with a lamentable voice unto Daniel,
sembled together to the king, and said thus and the king spake and said to Daniel, O
7 All the presidents of the kingdom, the God whom thou servest continually; able to
establith a royal statute, and to make a firm king, live for ever. Of, interdiet. 7 decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition My God hath sent his ángel, and haih Chap. $1 283
of any God'or man for thirty days, fave of þ fhut the lions mouths that they have pHebt, 11. 33
cency was found in me ; and also before
Daniel up out of the den : so Daniel was
9 Wherefore king Darius signed the wri- taken up out of the den, and no manner of ting and the decree.
hurt was found upon him, 9 because he be- 1 Hebe. st.3 10 Now when Daniel knew that the lieved in his God. writing was signed, he went into his house 24 g And the king commanded, and they
and his windows being open in his chamber brought those men which had accused Da1 Kings 8.1
• toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his niel, and they cast them into the den of lionis;
-knees f three times a day, and prayed, and them, their children, and their wives; and las 212.de zo gave thanks before his God, as he did afore
the lions had 'thë mastery of them, and Sée Deuit, ami brake all their bones in pieces
, or ever they Kings 14. da time.
11 Then these men assembled, and found came at the bottom of the den. Daniel praying, and making supplication 25 - Then king Darius wrote unto all · Chap. $ 1. before his God.
people, nations and languages that dwell in 12 Then they came near, and spake be- all the earth, Peace be multiplied unto you. fore the king concerning the kings decree,
26. I make a decree, that in every do- Chåp. 3: 291 Hast thou not signed a decree, that every minion of my kingdom, men tremble and man that shall ask a petition of any God, or fear before the God of Daniel : u for he is man, within thirty days, save of thee, Oking, the living God, and stedfalt for ever, and 1hall be cast into the den of lions ? The king his kingdom that which fhall not be deanswered, and said, The thing is true, ac- stroyed, and his dominion Mall be even un- & 4.5,34. cording to the law of the Medes and Persians, to the end. which altereth not.
27 He delivereth and rescueth, Y and he y Chap. soso 13 Then answered they and said before worketh signs and wonders in heaven and Chap 1. 6.
the king, That Daniel & which is of the chil. in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from
+ Heb. hande Chap 3, 13 ) not thee, O king, nor the decree that thou 28 So this Daniel prospered in the reign
M m m m 2
Daniels vision of four beasts. Daniel. The interpretation of it
: Chap 1. I.
Chap 1: 44. Mic. 4. 7. Luke I, 33•
# Chald. Saw.
.a Ver. 28.
. Rev. 13. !
b Jer. 4. 7, 130 & 48. 40. Ezek. 17. 3. Hab. 1. 8.
ones, tharis, ibings, or, placeso
13.7.& 17. 14.
2efore of Darius, and in the reign of a Cyrus the on, and glory, and a kingdom,
s that all Before Chritt Persian. people, nations, and languages should serve
Chriít CH A P. VI I.
him : his dominion is an everlasting do537
1 Daniels vision of four beasts, 9 of Gods minion, which shall not pass away, and
kingdom. 15 The interpretation thereof. his kingdom that which Ihall not be de- Plal. 14. 15. 555. N the first year of Belfhazzar king of stroyed.
Babylon, Daniel * had a dream, and visi- 15. I Daniel " was grieved in my spions of his head upon his bed : then he wrote rit in the midst of my #body, and the visi- hebr. 172.'. the dream, and told the sum of the + mat- ons of my head troubled me.
#Chald, flatba ters.
16 I came near unto one of them that 2 Daniel spake, and said, I saw in my stood by, and asked him the truth of all vision by night, and behold, the four winds this : fo he told me, and made me know of the heaven strove upon the great sea. the interpretation of the things.
3 And four great bealts « came up from 17. These great beasts, which are four, the fea, divers one from another.
are four kings, which shall arise out of the 4. The first was b like a lion, and had earth. eagles wings: and Ibeheld till the wings there- 18 Buť * the saints of the * most High 11,60. 17. of were pluckt, and it was lifted up from shall take the kingdom, and possess the king. *Chald.biglo the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a dom for ever, even for ever and ever. man, and a mans heart was given to it.
19 Then I would know the truth of the • Chap. 2. 39•
5° And behold, another beast, a second fourth beast, which was divers † from all the Chald. from all * Os, it raised like to a bear, and * it raised up it self on one others, exceeding, dreadful, whose teeth
fide, and it had three ribs in the mouth of were of iron, and his nails of brass, which
residue with his feet,
7 After this I saw in the night-visions, and great things, whose look was more stout – Chap 2 4o.
behold, a fourth beast, dreadful and ter- than his fellows.
feet of it, and it was divers from all the 22 Until the ancient of days came, 2 and - Ver.18. 1 Cor. •Chap. 2. 48. beasts that were before it, ' and it had ten judgment was given to the faints of the most & 5.1068 20
High; and the time came that the saints 4. 8 I considered the horns, , and behold, potsessed the kingdom.
there came up among them another little 23 Thus he said, The fourth beast shall Chap. 8. 9.
horn, before whom there were three of the be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which
man, and a mouth speaking great down, and break it in pieces.
24 · And the ten horns out of this king9
i I beheld till the thrones were cast dom, are ten kings that shall arise : and anPlal.104.2. down, and the ancient of days did fit,k whose other shall rise after them, and he shall be
garment was white as snow, and the hair of divers from the first, and he shall subdue
three kings. Ezek, s. 15, like the fiery flame,' and his wheels as burn- 25 And he shall speak great words a- b Isa. 39. 23.
gainst the most High, and shall wear out & 11. 12, 10 m A fiery stream issued, and came the saints of the moit High, and think to 30, 31, 36.
forth from before him : ^ Thousand thou- change times and laws: and they shall be gi- Rev.co.. * 1 Kings 23. sands ministred unto him, and ten thou- ven into his hand, d until a time and times : Chap 1.211
d Chap. 12. 7. sand times ten thousand stood before him and the dividing of time. Rev. 20.4,124 the judgment was set, and the books were
But the judgment shall fit, and they ! Ver 10, 22, opened.
fhall take away his dominion, to consumé, 11 I beheld then, because of the voice and to destroy it unto the end. of the great words which the horn fpake: P 27 And the kingdom and dominion, and 'Luke 1. 333 I beheld even till the beast was slain, and the greatness of the kingdom under the John 12. 34 his body destroyed, and given to the burn- whole heaven, shall be given to the people ing flame.
of the faints of the most High, whose king12 As concerning the rest of the beasts
, dom is an everlasting kingdom, and all t ! Ifa.6o: 111 + Chald. aprós they had their dominion taken away: yet dominions shall serve and obey him.
their lives were prolonged for a season and 28 Hitherto is the end of the matter. As
for me Daniel, “ my cogitations much troub-ver.is 13 I saw in the night-visions, and behold, led me, and my countenance changed in me: 10.8, 16.
9 one like the son of man, came with the but I kept the matter in my heart. Rev. 1..7:13. clouds of heaven, and came to the ancient
CHA P. VII.
13 The two thoufand three hundred days of