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Daniel 4:17 NAS

17 "This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order * that the living may 1know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And 2bestows it on whom * He wishes And sets over it the 3lowliest of men."

References for Daniel 4:17

Study tools for Daniel 4:17

  • a 4:1 - Ch 3:31 in Aram
  • b 4:1 - Lit "tongue"
  • c 4:1 - Or "welfare" or "prosperity"
  • d 4:4 - Ch 4:1 in Aram
  • e 4:5 - Lit "of my head"
  • f 4:7 - Or "soothsayer priests," and so throughout the ch
  • g 4:7 - Or "master astrologers"
  • h 4:7 - Lit "before"
  • i 4:8 - Or possibly "the Spirit of the holy God," and so throughout the ch
  • j 4:8 - Lit "before"
  • k 4:10 - Lit "of my head"
  • l 4:10 - Or "land," and so throughout the ch
  • m 4:12 - Lit "flesh"
  • n 4:13 - Lit "of my head"
  • o 4:15 - Lit "of"
  • p 4:15 - Lit "his portion be with"
  • q 4:16 - Lit "heart"
  • r 4:16 - Lit "heart"
  • s 4:16 - I.e. years
  • t 4:22 - Lit "greatness"
  • u 4:23 - Lit "of"
  • v 4:23 - Lit "his portion be with"
  • w 4:23 - I.e. years
  • x 4:25 - I.e. years
  • y 4:26 - Lit "of"
  • z 4:26 - Lit "enduring"
  • { 4:27 - Or "redeem now your sins"
  • | 4:30 - Lit "answered"
  • } 4:30 - Lit "house"
  • ~ 4:31 - Lit "fell"
  •  4:31 - Or "kingdom"
  • € 4:32 - I.e. years
  •  4:34 - Lit "the days"
  • ‚ 4:34 - Lit "knowledge"
  • ƒ 4:35 - Lit "strike against"
  • „ 4:36 - Lit "knowledge"
  • … 4:36 - Lit "returning"
  • † 4:36 - Or "kingdom"
  • ‡ 4:37 - Lit "truth"
  • ˆ 4:37 - Lit "justice"