Daniel 3:3
New International Version
So the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates and all the other provincial officials assembled for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up, and they stood before it.

New Living Translation
So all these officials came and stood before the statue King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

English Standard Version
Then the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the justices, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces gathered for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up. And they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Berean Study Bible
So the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the rulers of the provinces assembled for the dedication of the statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up, and they stood before it.

King James Bible
Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellers, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

New King James Version
So the satraps, the administrators, the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces gathered together for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

New American Standard Bible
Then the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the chief treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the administrators of the provinces were assembled for the dedication of the statue that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the statue that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

NASB 1995
Then the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces were assembled for the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

NASB 1977
Then the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces were assembled for the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Amplified Bible
Then the satraps, the prefects, the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and lawyers, and all the chief officials of the provinces gathered together for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up; and they stood before it.

Christian Standard Bible
So the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the rulers of the provinces assembled for the dedication of the statue the king had set up. Then they stood before the statue Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the rulers of the provinces assembled for the dedication of the statue the king had set up. Then they stood before the statue Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

American Standard Version
Then the satraps, the deputies, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Then were gathered all the Generals of armies, and Lords, and the Governors, and the Chief Justices, and the Treasurers, and the Counselors, and the Magistrates and every authority of the city, and they came to the festival of the new image which Nebukadnetsar King had raised, and they were standing before the image which King Nebukadnetsar had raised up

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the heads of provinces, the governors, the captains, the chiefs, the great princes, those who were in authority, and all the rulers of districts, were gathered to the dedication of the image which king Nabuchodonosor had set up; and they stood before the image.

Contemporary English Version
So all of them came and stood in front of it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the nobles, the magistrates, and the judges, the captains, and rulers, and the great men that were placed in authority, and all the princes of the provinces, were gathered together to come to the dedication of the statue, which king Nabuchodonosor had set up. And they stood before the statue which king Nabuchodonosor had set up.

English Revised Version
Then the satraps, the deputies, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Good News Translation
When all these officials gathered for the dedication and stood in front of the statue,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the satraps, governors, mayors, military advisers, treasurers, judges, officers, and all the other provincial officials assembled to dedicate the statue King Nebuchadnezzar had set up. They stood in front of the statue.

International Standard Version
So the regional authorities, governors, deputy governors, advisors, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all of the other administrators of the provinces assembled to dedicate the statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had erected. They took their places in front of the statue that he had erected.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Literal Standard Version
Then are gathered the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the rulers of the province, to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king has raised up: and they are standing before the image that Nebuchadnezzar has raised up.

NET Bible
So the satraps, prefects, governors, counselors, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the other provincial authorities assembled for the dedication of the statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had erected. They were standing in front of the statue that Nebuchadnezzar had erected.

New Heart English Bible
Then the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counselors, the magistrates, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

World English Bible
Then the satraps, the deputies, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counselors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Young's Literal Translation
Then are gathered the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the honourable judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the province, to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath raised up: and they are standing before the image that Nebuchadnezzar hath raised up.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Nebuchadnezzar's Golden Image
2Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent word to assemble the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the other officials of the provinces to attend the dedication of the statue he had set up. 3So the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the rulers of the provinces assembled for the dedication of the statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up, and they stood before it. 4Then the herald loudly proclaimed, “O people of every nation and language, this is what you are commanded:…

Cross References
Revelation 13:15
The second beast was permitted to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that the image could speak and cause all who refused to worship it to be killed.

Daniel 3:2
Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent word to assemble the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the other officials of the provinces to attend the dedication of the statue he had set up.

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

Daniel 3:27
and when the satraps, prefects, governors, and royal advisers had gathered around, they saw that the fire had no effect on the bodies of these men. Not a hair of their heads was singed, their robes were unaffected, and there was no smell of fire on them.


Treasury of Scripture

Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

the princes.

Esther 3:12
Then were the king's scribes called on the thirteenth day of the first month, and there was written according to all that Haman had commanded unto the king's lieutenants, and to the governors that were over every province, and to the rulers of every people of every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language; in the name of king Ahasuerus was it written, and sealed with the king's ring.

Psalm 82:1-8
A Psalm of Asaph. God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods…

Acts 19:34,35
But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians…

Romans 1:21-28
Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened…

the governors.

captains.

Esther 3:13
And the letters were sent by posts into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children and women, in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey.

the judges.

the treasurers.

Ezra 7:21
And I, even I Artaxerxes the king, do make a decree to all the treasurers which are beyond the river, that whatsoever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, shall require of you, it be done speedily,

the counsellors.

the sheriffs.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So
בֵּאדַ֡יִן (bê·ḏa·yin)
Preposition-b | Adverb
Strong's 116: Then, thereupon

the satraps,
אֲחַשְׁדַּרְפְּנַיָּ֡א (’ă·ḥaš·dar·pə·nay·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 324: A satrap, governor, of a, main province

prefects,
סִגְנַיָּ֣א (siḡ·nay·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 5460: A prefect of a, province

governors,
וּֽפַחֲוָתָ֡א (ū·p̄a·ḥă·wā·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 6347: A governor

advisers,
אֲדַרְגָּזְרַיָּ֣א (’ă·ḏar·gā·zə·ray·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 148: A chief diviner, astrologer

treasurers,
גְדָבְרַיָּא֩ (ḡə·ḏā·ḇə·ray·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 1411: Perhaps treasurer

judges,
דְּתָ֨בְרַיָּ֜א (də·ṯā·ḇə·ray·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 1884: Meaning one skilled in law, a judge

magistrates,
תִּפְתָּיֵ֗א (tip̄·tā·yê)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 8614: (title of an official) perhaps magistrates

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

the rulers
שִׁלְטֹנֵ֣י (šil·ṭō·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7984: A potentate

of the provinces
מְדִֽינָתָ֔א (mə·ḏî·nā·ṯā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's 4083: A judgeship, jurisdiction, a district, a region

assembled
מִֽתְכַּנְּשִׁ֡ין (miṯ·kan·nə·šîn)
Verb - Hitpael - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 3673: To assemble

for the dedication
לַחֲנֻכַּ֣ת (la·ḥă·nuk·kaṯ)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 2597: Consecration

of the statue
צַלְמָ֔א (ṣal·mā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 6755: An idolatrous figure

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

King
מַלְכָּ֑א (mal·kā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 4430: A king

Nebuchadnezzar
נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּ֣ר (nə·ḇū·ḵaḏ·neṣ·ṣar)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5020: Nebuchadnezzar -- a Babylonian king

had set up,
הֲקֵ֖ים (hă·qêm)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6966: To arise, stand

and they stood
וְקָֽיְמִין֙ (wə·qā·yə·mîn)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 6966: To arise, stand

before
לָקֳבֵ֣ל (lā·qo·ḇêl)
Preposition-l
Strong's 6903: In front of, before, because of, because that

[it].
צַלְמָ֔א (ṣal·mā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 6755: An idolatrous figure


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