Daniel 5:11

Overview - Daniel 5
Belshazzar's impious feast.
A hand-writing unknown to the magicians, troubles the king.
10 At the commendation of the queen Daniel is brought.
17 He, reproving the king of pride and idolatry,
25 reads and interprets the writing.
30 The monarchy is translated to the Medes.
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Daniel 5:11  (King James Version)
There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, I say, thy father, made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers;

a man
2:47 Daniel 4:8 Daniel 4:9 Daniel 4:18 Genesis 41:11-15

or, grandfather.

2:11 2 Samuel 14:17 ; Acts 12:22 ; 14:11 Revelation 3:9

Nebuchadnezzar was certainly the grandfather of Belshazzar; but the term father in Hebrew and Chaldee is frequently used to denote a progenitor, or ancestor, however remote.

or, grandfather.

2:48 4:9 Acts 16:16