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Daniel 10

RHE 1 In the third year of Cyrus, king of the Persians, a word was revealed to Daniel, surnamed Baltassar, and a true word, and great strength: and he understood the word: for there is need of understanding in a vision. NIV 1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a revelation was given to Daniel (who was called Belteshazzar). Its message was true and it concerned a great war. The understanding of the message came to him in a vision. RHE 2 In those days I, Daniel, mourned the days of three weeks. NIV 2 At that time I, Daniel, mourned for three weeks. RHE 3 I ate no desirable bread, and neither flesh, nor wine, entered into my mouth, neither was I anointed with ointment: till the days of three weeks were accomplished. NIV 3 I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over. RHE 4 And in the four and twentieth day of the first month, I was by the great river, which is the Tigris. NIV 4 On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river, the Tigris, RHE 5 And I lifted up my eyes, and I saw: and behold a man clothed in linen, and his loins were girded with the finest gold: NIV 5 I looked up and there before me was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist. RHE 6 And his body was like the chrysolite, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as a burning lamp: and his arms, and all downward even to the feet, like in appearance to glittering brass: and the voice of his word like the voice of a multitude. NIV 6 His body was like topaz, his face like lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and his voice like the sound of a multitude. RHE 7 And I, Daniel alone, saw the vision: for the men that were with me saw it not: but an exceeding great terror fell upon them, and they fled away, and hid themselves. NIV 7 I, Daniel, was the only one who saw the vision; those who were with me did not see it, but such terror overwhelmed them that they fled and hid themselves. RHE 8 And I, being left alone, saw this great vision: and there remained no strength in me, and the appearance of my countenance was changed in me, and I fainted away, and retained no strength. NIV 8 So I was left alone, gazing at this great vision; I had no strength left, my face turned deathly pale and I was helpless. RHE 9 And I heard the voice of his words: and when I heard I lay in a consternation upon my face, and my face was close to the ground. NIV 9 Then I heard him speaking, and as I listened to him, I fell into a deep sleep, my face to the ground. RHE 10 And behold a hand touched me, and lifted me up upon my knees, and upon the joints of my hands. NIV 10 A hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. RHE 11 And he said to me: Daniel, thou man of desires, understand the words that I speak to thee, and stand upright: for I am sent now to thee. And when he had said this word to me, I stood trembling. NIV 11 He said, “Daniel, you who are highly esteemed, consider carefully the words I am about to speak to you, and stand up, for I have now been sent to you.” And when he said this to me, I stood up trembling. RHE 12 And he said to me: Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thy heart to understand, to afflict thyself in the sight of thy God, thy words have been heard: and I am come for thy words. NIV 12 Then he continued, “Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. RHE 13 But the prince of the kingdom of the Persians resisted me one and twenty days: and behold Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, and I remained there by the king of the Persians. NIV 13 But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was detained there with the king of Persia. RHE 14 But I am come to teach thee what things shall befall thy people in the latter days, for as yet the vision is for days. NIV 14 Now I have come to explain to you what will happen to your people in the future, for the vision concerns a time yet to come.” RHE 15 And when he was speaking such words to me, I cast down my countenance to the ground, and held my peace. NIV 15 While he was saying this to me, I bowed with my face toward the ground and was speechless. RHE 16 And behold as it were the likeness of a son of man touched my lips: then I opened my mouth and spoke, and said to him that stood before me: O my lord, at the sight of thee my joints are loosed, and no strength hath remained in me. NIV 16 Then one who looked like a man touched my lips, and I opened my mouth and began to speak. I said to the one standing before me, “I am overcome with anguish because of the vision, my lord, and I feel very weak. RHE 17 And how can the servant of my lord speak with my lord? for no strength remaineth in me; moreover, my breath is stopped. NIV 17 How can I, your servant, talk with you, my lord? My strength is gone and I can hardly breathe.” RHE 18 Therefore, he that looked like a man, touched me again, and strengthened me. NIV 18 Again the one who looked like a man touched me and gave me strength. RHE 19 And he said: Fear not, O man of desires, peace be to thee: take courage, and be strong. And when he spoke to me, I grew strong, and I said: Speak, O my lord, for thou hast strengthened me. NIV 19 “Do not be afraid, you who are highly esteemed,” he said. “Peace! Be strong now; be strong.” When he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, “Speak, my lord, since you have given me strength.” RHE 20 And he said: Dost thou know wherefore I am come to thee? And now I will return, to fight against the prince of the Persians. When I went forth, there appeared the prince of the Greeks coming. NIV 20 So he said, “Do you know why I have come to you? Soon I will return to fight against the prince of Persia, and when I go, the prince of Greece will come; RHE 21 But I will tell thee what is set down in the scripture of truth: and none is my helper in all these things, but Michael your prince. NIV 21 but first I will tell you what is written in the Book of Truth. (No one supports me against them except Michael, your prince.

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