Daniel 5:14
New International Version
I have heard that the spirit of the gods is in you and that you have insight, intelligence and outstanding wisdom.

New Living Translation
I have heard that you have the spirit of the gods within you and that you are filled with insight, understanding, and wisdom.

English Standard Version
I have heard of you that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.

Berean Study Bible
I have heard that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that you have insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom.

King James Bible
I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

New King James Version
I have heard of you, that the Spirit of God is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.

New American Standard Bible
Now I have heard about you that a spirit of the gods is in you, and that illumination, insight, and extraordinary wisdom have been found in you.

NASB 1995
“Now I have heard about you that a spirit of the gods is in you, and that illumination, insight and extraordinary wisdom have been found in you.

NASB 1977
“Now I have heard about you that a spirit of the gods is in you, and that illumination, insight, and extraordinary wisdom have been found in you.

Amplified Bible
I have heard of you, that a spirit of the gods is in you, and that illumination, insight, and extraordinary wisdom have been found in you.

Christian Standard Bible
I’ve heard that you have a spirit of the gods in you, and that insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom are found in you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I’ve heard that you have the spirit of the gods in you, and that you have insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom.

American Standard Version
I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have heard about you that the Spirit of the holy gods is in you, and light and understanding and abundant wisdom is found in you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have heard concerning thee, that the Spirit of God is in thee, and that watchfulness and understanding and excellent wisdom have been found in thee.

Contemporary English Version
I was told that the gods have given you special powers and that you are intelligent and very wise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have heard of thee, that thou hast the spirit of the gods, and excellent knowledge, and understanding, and wisdom are found in thee.

English Revised Version
I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

Good News Translation
I have heard that the spirit of the holy gods is in you and that you are skillful and have knowledge and wisdom.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I've heard that you have the spirit of the gods and that you have insight, good judgment, and extraordinary wisdom.

International Standard Version
I've heard about you, that a spirit of the gods is in you and that you have insight, discernment, and extraordinary wisdom.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and surpassing wisdom is found in thee.

Literal Standard Version
And I have heard of you, that the spirit of the gods [is] in you, and light, and understanding, and excellent wisdom have been found in you.

NET Bible
I have heard about you, how there is a spirit of the gods in you, and how you have insight, discernment, and extraordinary wisdom.

New Heart English Bible
I have heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and extraordinary wisdom are found in you.

World English Bible
I have heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and light, and understanding, and excellent wisdom have been found in thee.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Daniel Interprets the Handwriting
13So Daniel was brought before the king, who asked him, “Are you Daniel, one of the exiles my father the king brought from Judah? 14I have heard that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that you have insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom. 15Now the wise men and enchanters were brought before me to read this inscription and interpret it for me, but they could not give its interpretation.…

Cross References
Genesis 41:38
So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, in whom the Spirit of God abides?"

Daniel 2:22
He reveals the deep and hidden things; He knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with Him.

Daniel 4:8
But at last, into my presence came Daniel (whose name is Belteshazzar after the name of my god, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods). And I told him the dream:

Daniel 5:11
There is a man in your kingdom who has the spirit of the holy gods in him. In the days of your father he was found to have insight, intelligence, and wisdom like that of the gods. Your father, King Nebuchadnezzar, appointed him chief of the magicians, enchanters, astrologers, and diviners. Your own father, the king,

Daniel 5:12
did this because Daniel, the one he named Belteshazzar, was found to have an extraordinary spirit, as well as knowledge, understanding, and the ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve difficult problems. Summon Daniel, therefore, and he will give you the interpretation."

Daniel 5:13
So Daniel was brought before the king, who asked him, "Are you Daniel, one of the exiles my father the king brought from Judah?

Daniel 5:15
Now the wise men and enchanters were brought before me to read this inscription and interpret it for me, but they could not give its interpretation.


Treasury of Scripture

I have even heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in you.

Daniel 5:11,12
There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, I say, thy father, made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers; …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I have heard
וְשִׁמְעֵ֣ת (wə·šim·‘êṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 8086: To hear intelligently

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

the spirit
ר֥וּחַ (rū·aḥ)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 7308: Wind, breath, exhalation, life, anger, unsubstantiality, a region of the sky, spirit

of the gods
אֱלָהִ֖ין (’ĕ·lā·hîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 426: God

is in you,
בָּ֑ךְ (bāḵ)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

and that you have insight,
וְנַהִיר֧וּ (wə·na·hî·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5094: Illumination, wisdom

intelligence,
וְשָׂכְלְתָנ֛וּ (wə·śā·ḵə·lə·ṯā·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7924: Intelligence

and extraordinary
יַתִּירָ֖ה (yat·tî·rāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 3493: Preeminent, surpassing

wisdom.
וְחָכְמָ֥ה (wə·ḥā·ḵə·māh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2452: Wisdom


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