So he agreed to this and tested1 them for ten days.
At the end of the ten days they looked healthier and better nourished than any of the young men who ate the royal food.216
So the guard took away their choice food and the wine they were to drink and gave them vegetables instead.317
To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding4 of all kinds of literature and learning.5 And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.618
At the end of the time7 set by the king to bring them in, the chief official presented them to Nebuchadnezzar.
The king talked with them, and he found none equal to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah; so they entered the king's service.820
In every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king questioned them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians9 and enchanters in his whole kingdom.1021
And Daniel remained there until the first year of King Cyrus.11