Daniel 1:8
Good News Translation
Daniel made up his mind not to let himself become ritually unclean by eating the food and drinking the wine of the royal court, so he asked Ashpenaz to help him,

Contemporary English Version
Daniel made up his mind to eat and drink only what God had approved for his people to eat. And he asked the king's chief official for permission not to eat the food and wine served in the royal palace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not be defiled with the king's table, nor with the wine which he drank: and he requested the master of the eunuchs that he might not be defiled.

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But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not be defiled with the king's table, nor with the wine which he drank: and he requested the master of the eunuchs that he might not be defiled.

purposed.

Ruth 1:17,18 The land that shall receive thee dying, in the same will I die: and there will I be buried. The Lord do so and so to me, and add more also, if aught but death part me and thee. . . .

1 Kings 5:5 Wherefore I purpose to build a temple to the name of the Lord my God, as the Lord spoke to David my father, saying: Thy son, whom I will set upon the throne, in thy place, he shall build a house to my name.

Psalm 119:106,115 I have sworn and am determined to keep the judgments of thy justice. . . .

Acts 11:23 Who, when he was come and had seen the grace of God, rejoiced. And he exhorted them all with purpose of heart to continue in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 7:37 For he that hath determined, being steadfast in his heart, having no necessity, but having power of his own will: and hath judged this in his heart, to keep his virgin, doth well.

2 Corinthians 9:7 Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

defile.

Leviticus 11:45-47 For I am the Lord, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that I might be your God. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:38 Of whose victims they ate the fat, and drank the wine of their drink offerings: let them arise and help you, and protect you in your distress.

Psalm 106:28 They also were initiated to Beelphegor: and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

Psalm 141:4 Incline not my heart to evil words; to make excuses in sins. With men that work iniquity: and I will not communicate with the choicest of them.

Ezekiel 4:13,14 And the Lord said: So shall the children of Israel eat their bread all filthy among the nations whither I will cast them out. . . .

Hosea 9:3,4 They shall not dwell in the Lord's land: Ephraim is returned to Egypt, and hath eaten unclean things among the Assyrians. . . .

Acts 10:14-16 But Peter said: Far be it from me. For I never did eat any thing that is common and unclean. . . .

Romans 14:15-17 For if, because of thy meat, thy brother be grieved, thou walkest not now according to charity. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:7-10 But there is not knowledge in every one. For some until this present, with conscience of the idol, eat as a thing sacrificed to an idol: and their conscience, being weak, is defiled. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:18-21,28-31 Behold Israel according to the flesh. Are not they that eat of the sacrifices partakers of the altar? . . .

Context
Daniel's Faithfulness
8But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not be defiled with the king's table, nor with the wine which he drank: and he requested the master of the eunuchs that he might not be defiled.9And God gave to Daniel grace and mercy in the sight of the prince of the eunuchs.…
Cross References
Acts 10:14
But Peter said: Far be it from me. For I never did eat any thing that is common and unclean.

Acts 15:20
But that we write unto them, that they refrain themselves from the pollutions of idols and from fornication and from things strangled and from blood.

Leviticus 11:47
That you may know the differences of the clean, and unclean, and know what you ought to eat, and what to refuse.

Deuteronomy 32:38
Of whose victims they ate the fat, and drank the wine of their drink offerings: let them arise and help you, and protect you in your distress.

Psalm 141:4
Incline not my heart to evil words; to make excuses in sins. With men that work iniquity: and I will not communicate with the choicest of them.

Proverbs 23:3
Be not desirous of his meats, in which is the bread of deceit.

Ezekiel 4:13
And the Lord said: So shall the children of Israel eat their bread all filthy among the nations whither I will cast them out.

Ezekiel 4:14
And I said: Ah, ah, ah, O Lord God, behold my soul hath not been defiled, and from my infancy even till now, I have not eaten any thing that died of itself, or was torn by beasts, and no unclean flesh hath entered into my mouth.

Daniel 1:5
And the king appointed them a daily provision, of his own meat, and of the wine of which he drank himself, that being nourished three years, afterwards they might stand before the king.

Daniel 5:4
They drank wine, and praised their gods of gold, and of silver, of brass, of iron, and of wood, and of stone.

Hosea 9:3
They shall not dwell in the Lord's land: Ephraim is returned to Egypt, and hath eaten unclean things among the Assyrians.

Hosea 9:4
They shall not offer wine to the Lord, neither shall they please him: their sacrifices shall be like the bread of mourners: all that shall eat it shall be defiled: for their bread is life for their soul, it shall not enter into the house of the Lord.

Additional Translations
But Daniel resolved in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king’s food or wine. So he asked the chief official for permission not to defile himself.But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king's dainties, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

And Daniel purposed in his heart, that he would not defile himself with the king's table, nor with the wine of his drink: and he intreated the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

And Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not pollute himself with the king's delicate food, nor with the wine which he drank; and he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not have to pollute himself.

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's food, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king's dainties, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

And Daniel purposeth in his heart that he will not pollute himself with the king's portion of food, and with the wine of his drinking, and he seeketh of the chief of the eunuchs that he may not pollute himself.
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