|Overview - Daniel 2|
|1||Nebuchadnezzar, forgetting his dream, requires it of the Chaldeans, by promises and threatenings.|
|10||They acknowledging their inability are judged to die.|
|14||Daniel obtaining some respite finds the dream.|
|19||He blesses God.|
|24||He staying the decree is brought to the king.|
Daniel 2:5 (King James Version)
The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if ye will not make known unto me the dream, with the interpretation thereof, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.
- ye shall
- This was unreasonable, arbitrary, and tyrannical in the extreme; but, in the course of God's providence, it was overruled to serve the most important purpose.
- 3:29 1 Samuel 15:33 ; Psalms 50:22 ; 58:7
- cut in pieces
- Chal. made pieces. made.
- Deuteronomy 13:16 ; Joshua 6:26 ; 2 Kings 10:27 ; Ezra 6:11