Daniel 10:17
Good News Translation
I am like a slave standing before his master. How can I talk to you? I have no strength or breath left in me."

Contemporary English Version
I am merely your servant. How can I possibly speak with someone so powerful, when I am almost too weak to get my breath?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And how can the servant of my lord speak with my lord? for no strength remaineth in me; moreover, my breath is stopped.

New American Bible
How can my lord’s servant speak with you, my lord? For now no strength or even breath is left in me.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And how can the servant of my lord speak with my lord? for no strength remaineth in me; moreover, my breath is stopped.

the servant of this my lord.

Matthew 22:43,44 He saith to them: How then doth David in spirit call him Lord, saying: . . .

Mark 12:36 For David himself saith by the Holy Ghost: The Lord said to my Lord: Sit on my right hand, until I make thy enemies thy footstool.

talk.

Genesis 32:20 And ye shall add: Thy servant Jacob himself also followeth after us; for he said: I will appease him with the presents that go before, and afterwards I will see him, perhaps he will be gracious to me.

Exodus 24:10,11 And they saw the God of Israel: and under his feet as it were a work of sapphire stone, and as the heaven, when clear. . . .

Exodus 33:20 And again he said: Thou canst not see my face: for man shall not see me, and live.

Judges 6:22 And Gedeon seeing that it was the angel of the Lord, said: Alas, my Lord God: for I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face.

Judges 13:21-23 And the angel of the Lord appeared to them no more. And forthwith Manue understood that it was an angel of the Lord, . . .

Isaiah 6:1-5 In the year that king Ozias died, I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne high and elevated: and his train filled the temple. . . .

John 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son who is in the Bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

straightway.

Daniel 10:8 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.

Context
Daniel's Vision by the Tigris
16And 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. 17And how can the servant of my lord speak with my lord? for no strength remaineth in me; moreover, my breath is stopped.18Therefore, he that looked like a man, touched me again, and strengthened me.…
Cross References
Exodus 24:10
And they saw the God of Israel: and under his feet as it were a work of sapphire stone, and as the heaven, when clear.

Exodus 24:11
Neither did he lay his hand upon those of the children of Israel, that retired afar off, and they saw God, and they did eat and drink.

Isaiah 6:1
In the year that king Ozias died, I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne high and elevated: and his train filled the temple.

Daniel 4:19
It is thou, O king, who art grown great, and become mighty: for thy greatness hath grown, and hath reached to heaven, and thy power unto the ends of the earth.

Daniel 10:8
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.

Additional Translations
How can I, your servant, speak with you, my lord? Now I have no strength, nor is any breath left in me.”For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, straightway there remained no strength in me, neither is there breath left in me.

For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, straightway there remained no strength in me, neither was there breath left in me.

And how shall thy servant be able, O my lord, to speak with this my lord? and as for me, from henceforth strength will not remain in me, and there is no breath left in me.

And how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, straightway there remaineth no strength in me, neither is there breath left in me.

For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, straightway there remained no strength in me, neither was there breath left in me.

For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, immediately there remained no strength in me, neither is there breath left in me.

For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, immediately there remained no strength in me, neither was there breath left in me.

And how is the servant of this my lord able to speak with this my lord? as for me, henceforth there remaineth in me no power, yea, breath hath not been left in me.
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