Prove now thy servants ten days; and let them give us pulse, and let us eat, and let us drink water:
And let our countenances be seen by thee, and the countenances of the children that eat the king's table; and deal with thy servants according as thou shalt see.
And he hearkened to them, and proved them ten days.
And at the end of the ten days their countenances appeared fairer and stouter in flesh, than the children that fed at the king's table.
So Amelsad took away their supper and the wine of their drink, and gave them pulse.
And these four children, God gave them understanding and prudence in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
And at the end of the days, which the king had given orders to bring them in, then the chief of the eunuchs brought them in before Nabuchodonosor.
And the king spoke with them; and there were not found out of them all any like Daniel, and Ananias and Misael, and Azarias: and they stood before the king.
And in every matter of wisdom and knowledge wherein the king questioned them, he found them ten times wiser than all the enchanters and sorcerers that were in all his kingdom.
And Daniel continued till the first year of king Cyrus.