New International Version
Your Majesty, you are the king of kings. The God of heaven has given you dominion and power and might and glory;
King James Bible
Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou, O king, art a king of kings, unto whom the God of the heavens hath given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;
World English Bible
You, O king, are king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;
Young's Literal Translation
'Thou, O king, art a king of kings, for the God of the heavens a kingdom, strength, and might, and glory, hath given to thee;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The God of heaven - Not given by thy own gods, nor acquired by thy own skill and prowess; it is a Divine gift.
Power - To rule this kingdom.
And strength - To defend it against all foes.
And glory - Great honor and dignity.
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'This is the dream; and we will tell the interpretation thereof before the king. 37. Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory. 38. And wheresoever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the heaven hath He given into thine hand, and hath made thee ruler over them all. Thou art this head of gold. 39. And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and another third kingdom of brass, which …
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2 Kings 25:28
He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat of honor higher than those of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.
Artaxerxes, king of kings, To Ezra the priest, teacher of the Law of the God of heaven: Greetings.
One thing God has spoken, two things I have heard: "Power belongs to you, God,
"Sit in silence, go into darkness, queen city of the Babylonians; no more will you be called queen of kingdoms.
Now I will give all your countries into the hands of my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; I will make even the wild animals subject to him.
All nations will serve him and his son and his grandson until the time for his land comes; then many nations and great kings will subjugate him.
While Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and all his army and all the kingdoms and peoples in the empire he ruled were fighting against Jerusalem and all its surrounding towns, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD:
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