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Daniel 5:11 NIV

11 There is a man in your kingdom who has the spirit of the holy gods in him. In the time of your father he was found to have insight and intelligence and wisdom like that of the gods. Your father, King Nebuchadnezzar, appointed him chief of the magicians, enchanters, astrologers and diviners.

References for Daniel 5:11

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  • a 5:2 - Or "ancestor" ; or "predecessor" ; also in verses 11, 13 and 18
  • b 5:7 - Or "Chaldeans" ; also in verse 11
  • c 5:10 - Or "queen mother"
  • d 5:22 - Or "descendant" ; or "successor"
  • e 5:26 - "Mene" can mean "numbered" or "mina" (a unit of money).
  • f 5:27 - "Tekel" can mean "weighed" or "shekel" .
  • g 5:28 - "Peres" (the singular of "Parsin" ) can mean "divided" or "Persia" or "a half mina" or "a half shekel" .
  • h 5:30 - Or "Chaldeans"
  • i 5:31 - In Aramaic texts this verse (5:31) is numbered 6:1.