Then let our faces be looked on before you, and the face of the youths who eat of the king's dainties; and as you see, deal with your servants.
So he listened to them in this matter, and proved them ten days.
At the end of ten days their faces appeared fairer, and they were fatter in flesh, than all the youths who ate of the king's dainties.
So the steward took away their dainties, and the wine that they should drink, and gave them pulse.
Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniyel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
At the end of the days which the king had appointed for bringing them in, the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nevukhadnetztzar.
The king talked with them; and among them all was found none like Daniyel, Hananyah, Misha'el, and `Azaryah: therefore stood they before the king.
In every matter of wisdom and understanding, concerning which the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters who were in all his realm.
Daniyel continued even to the first year of king Koresh.