Daniel 5:7 NIV

7 The king summoned the enchanters, astrologersa and diviners. Then he said to these wise men of Babylon, “Whoever reads this writing and tells me what it means will be clothed in purple and have a gold chain placed around his neck, and he will be made the third highest ruler in the kingdom.”

References for Daniel 5:7

    • n 5:7 - Or "Chaldeans" ; also in verse 11

      Study tools for Daniel 5:7

      • 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.