23 'In that the king saw an angelic watcher, a holy one, descending from heaven and saying, "1Chop down the tree and destroy it; yet leave the stump with its roots in the ground, but with a band of iron and bronze around it in the new grass of the field, and let him be drenched with the dew of heaven, and let him share with the beasts of the field until * 2seven periods of time pass over him,"