Daniel 2:38

Overview - Daniel 2
Nebuchadnezzar, forgetting his dream, requires it of the Chaldeans, by promises and threatenings.
10 They acknowledging their inability are judged to die.
14 Daniel obtaining some respite finds the dream.
19 He blesses God.
24 He staying the decree is brought to the king.
31 The dream.
36 The interpretation.
46 Daniel's advancement.
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Daniel 2:38  (King James Version)
And wheresoever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the heaven hath he given into thine hand, and hath made thee ruler over them all. Thou art this head of gold.

the beasts
Daniel 4:21 Daniel 4:22 Psalms 50:10 Psalms 50:11 ; Jeremiah 27:5-7

Thou art
The Chaldean monarchy, over which Nebuchadnezzar was the only king of note; in whose time it extended over Chaldea, Assyria, Arabia, Syria, Egypt, and Libya: the head of gold represented its immense riches.