New American Standard Bible
"This was the dream; now we will tell its interpretation before the king.
King James Bible
This is the dream; and we will tell the interpretation thereof before the king.
Darby Bible Translation
This is the dream; and we will tell the interpretation of it before the king.
World English Bible
This is the dream; and we will tell its interpretation before the king.
Young's Literal Translation
This is the dream, and its interpretation we do tell before the king.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This is the dream; and we will tell the interpretation thereof before the king - Daniel here speaks in his own name, and in the name of his companions. Hence, he says, "we will tell the interpretation." It was in answer to their united supplications Daniel 2:18, that this meaning of the vision had been made known to him; and it would not only have been a violation of the rules of modesty, but an unjust assumption, if Daniel had claimed the whole credit of the revelation to himself. Though he was the only one who addressed the king, yet he seems to have desired that it might be understood that he was not alone in the honor which God had conferred, and that he wished that his companions should be had in just remembrance. Compare Daniel 2:49.
Professor Maspero does not need to be introduced to us. His name is well known in England and America as that of one of the chief masters of Egyptian science as well as of ancient Oriental history and archaeology. Alike as a philologist, a historian, and an archaeologist, he occupies a foremost place in the annals of modern knowledge and research. He possesses that quick apprehension and fertility of resource without which the decipherment of ancient texts is impossible, and he also possesses a sympathy …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 1
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The First Sayings of Jesus --His Ideas of a Divine Father and of a Pure Religion --First Disciples.
Then Joseph said to him, "This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;
Therefore, Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon; he went and spoke to him as follows: "Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon! Take me into the king's presence, and I will declare the interpretation to the king."
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