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Daniel 1:18

18 At the end of the time set by the king to bring them into his service, the chief official presented them to Nebuchadnezzar.

Daniel 1:18 in Other Translations

KJV
18 Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar.
ESV
18 At the end of the time, when the king had commanded that they should be brought in, the chief of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar.
NLT
18 When the training period ordered by the king was completed, the chief of staff brought all the young men to King Nebuchadnezzar.
MSG
18 At the end of the time set by the king for their training, the head of the royal staff brought them in to Nebuchadnezzar.
CSB
18 At the end of the time that the king had said to present them, the chief official presented them to Nebuchadnezzar.

Daniel 1:18 Meaning and Commentary

Daniel 1:18

Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should
bring them in
That is, at the end of three years; which was the time appointed for their education, and when they were to be brought before the king for his examination and approbation: then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar;
even all the young men that were taken from among the children of Israel and Judah, as well as the four children before and after mentioned, appears by what follows. This was done by Asphenaz, and not Melzar.

Daniel 1:18 In-Context

16 So the guard took away their choice food and the wine they were to drink and gave them vegetables instead.
17 To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.
18 At the end of the time set by the king to bring them into his service, the chief official presented them to Nebuchadnezzar.
19 The king talked with them, and he found none equal to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah; so they entered the king’s service.
20 In every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king questioned them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters in his whole kingdom.

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