Daniel 3:10
New International Version
Your Majesty has issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe and all kinds of music must fall down and worship the image of gold,

New Living Translation
You issued a decree requiring all the people to bow down and worship the gold statue when they hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipes, and other musical instruments.

English Standard Version
You, O king, have made a decree, that every man who hears the sound of the horn, pipe, lyre, trigon, harp, bagpipe, and every kind of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image.

Berean Study Bible
You, O king, have issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music must fall down and worship the golden statue,

King James Bible
Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:

New King James Version
You, O king, have made a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, and psaltery, in symphony with all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the gold image;

New American Standard Bible
You, O king, have made a decree that every person who hears the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, and bagpipe, and all kinds of musical instruments, is to fall down and worship the golden statue.

NASB 1995
“You, O king, have made a decree that every man who hears the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, and bagpipe and all kinds of music, is to fall down and worship the golden image.

NASB 1977
“You yourself, O king, have made a decree that every man who hears the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, and bagpipe, and all kinds of music, is to fall down and worship the golden image.

Amplified Bible
You, O king, have made a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, pipe, lyre, trigon, harp, dulcimer, bagpipe, and all kinds of music is to fall down and worship the golden image.

Christian Standard Bible
You as king have issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music must fall down and worship the gold statue.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You as king have issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music must fall down and worship the gold statue.

American Standard Version
Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You, oh, King, you have commanded that every person who hears the sound of the trumpet, and the piping, and lyre, and harp, and bagpipe and all kinds of music shall fall down and shall worship the image of gold that you have set up!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou, O king, has made a decree that every man who shall hear the sound of the trumpet, and pipe, and harp, sackbut, and psaltery, and all kinds of music,

Contemporary English Version
You commanded everyone to bow down and worship the gold statue when the music played.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou, O king, hast made a decree that every man that shall bear the sound of the trumpet, the flute, and the harp, of the sackbut, and the psaltery, of the symphony, and of all kind of music, shall prostrate himself, and adore the golden statue:

English Revised Version
Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image:

Good News Translation
Your Majesty has issued an order that as soon as the music starts, everyone is to bow down and worship the gold statue,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your Majesty, you gave an order that everyone who hears the sound of rams' horns, flutes, lyres, harps, and three-stringed harps playing at the same time with all other kinds of instruments should bow down and worship the gold statue.

International Standard Version
You, your majesty, issued this decree: 'Every man who hears the sound of the trumpet, the flute, the lyre, the four-stringed lyre, and the harp, playing together along with various other instruments is to fall down and worship the golden statue.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, pipe, harp, trigon, psaltery, and bagpipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

Literal Standard Version
You, O king, have made a decree that every man who hears the voice of the horn, the flute, the harp, the lyre, the stringed instrument, and the symphony, and all kinds of music, falls down and pays respect to the golden image;

NET Bible
You have issued an edict, O king, that everyone must bow down and pay homage to the golden statue when they hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, trigon, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music.

New Heart English Bible
You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

World English Bible
You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;

Young's Literal Translation
Thou, O king, hast made a decree that every man who doth hear the voice of the cornet, the flute, the harp, the sackbut, the psaltery, and the symphony, and all kinds of music, doth fall down and do obeisance to the golden image;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego Accused
9saying to King Nebuchadnezzar, “O king, may you live forever! 10You, O king, have issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music must fall down and worship the golden statue, 11and that whoever does not fall down and worship will be thrown into the blazing fiery furnace.…

Cross References
Esther 3:12
On the thirteenth day of the first month, the royal scribes were summoned and the order was written exactly as Haman commanded the royal satraps, the governors of each province, and the officials of each people, in the script of each province and the language of every people. It was written in the name of King Xerxes and sealed with the royal signet ring.

Daniel 3:4
Then the herald loudly proclaimed, "O people of every nation and language, this is what you are commanded:

Daniel 3:5
As soon as you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music, you must fall down and worship the golden statue that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up.

Daniel 3:7
Therefore, as soon as all the people heard the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, and all kinds of music, the people of every nation and language would fall down and worship the golden statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Daniel 3:11
and that whoever does not fall down and worship will be thrown into the blazing fiery furnace.

Daniel 6:12
So they approached the king and asked about his royal decree: "Did you not sign a decree that for thirty days any man who petitions any god or man except you, O king, will be thrown into the den of lions?" The king replied, "According to the law of the Medes and Persians the order stands, and it cannot be repealed."


Treasury of Scripture

You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image:

hast made.

Daniel 3:4-7
Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages, …

Daniel 6:12
Then they came near, and spake before the king concerning the king's decree; Hast thou not signed a decree, that every man that shall ask a petition of any God or man within thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

Exodus 1:16,22
And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live…

the cornet.

Exodus 15:20,21
And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances…

Exodus 32:18,19
And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the noise of them that sing do I hear…

1 Chronicles 15:16,28
And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You,
אַ֣נְתְּ (’ant)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 607: You

O king,
מַלְכָּא֮ (mal·kā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 4430: A king

have issued
שָׂ֣מְתָּ (śā·mə·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7761: To set, make

a decree
טְּעֵם֒ (ṭə·‘êm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2942: Flavor, judgment, account

that
דִּ֣י (dî)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 1768: Who, which, that, because

everyone
כָל־ (ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3606: The whole, all, any, every

who
דִּֽי־ (dî-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 1768: Who, which, that, because

hears
יִשְׁמַ֡ע (yiš·ma‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8086: To hear intelligently

the sound
קָ֣ל (qāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7032: A voice, sound

of the horn,
קַרְנָ֣א (qar·nā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's 7162: A horn

flute,
מַ֠שְׁרֹקִיתָא (maš·rō·qî·ṯā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's 4953: A (musical) pipe

zither,
קַתְר֨וֹס (qaṯ·rō·ws)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7030: A lyre, zither

lyre,
שַׂבְּכָ֤א (śab·bə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5443: Trigon (a musical instrument)

harp,
פְסַנְתֵּרִין֙ (p̄ə·san·tê·rîn)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6460: (a triangular stringed instrument) perhaps trigon

pipes,
וְסוּפֹּ֣נְיָ֔ה (wə·sū·pō·nə·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5481: A bagpipe

and all
וְכֹ֖ל (wə·ḵōl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3606: The whole, all, any, every

kinds
זְנֵ֣י (zə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 2178: Kind, sort

of music
זְמָרָ֑א (zə·mā·rā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 2170: Instrumental music

must fall down
יִפֵּ֥ל (yip·pêl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5308: To fall

and worship
וְיִסְגֻּ֖ד (wə·yis·guḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5457: To prostrate oneself

the golden
דַּהֲבָֽא׃ (da·hă·ḇā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 1722: Gold

statue,
לְצֶ֥לֶם (lə·ṣe·lem)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6755: An idolatrous figure


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