New International Version
Once more they replied, "Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will interpret it."
King James Bible
They answered again and said, Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation of it.
Darby Bible Translation
They answered the second time and said, Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation.
World English Bible
They answered the second time and said, Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation.
Young's Literal Translation
They have answered a second time, and are saying, 'Let the king tell the dream to his servants, and the interpretation we do shew.
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Ye shall be cut in pieces - This was arbitrary and tyrannical in the extreme; but, in the order of God's providence, it was overruled to serve the most important purpose.
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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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Then the astrologers answered the king, "May the king live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will interpret it."
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When the magicians, enchanters, astrologers and diviners came, I told them the dream, but they could not interpret it for me.
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