New Living Translation
"But after your kingdom comes to an end, another kingdom, inferior to yours, will rise to take your place. After that kingdom has fallen, yet a third kingdom, represented by bronze, will rise to rule the world.
King James Bible
And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee; then another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
World English Bible
After you shall arise another kingdom inferior to you; and another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
And after thee doth rise up another kingdom lower than those, and another third kingdom of brass, that doth rule overall the earth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:39 Another kingdom - This was that of the Medes and Persians, inferior in time for it lasted not half so long as the Assyrian in prosperity and tranquillity; yet, was this wonderful, rich and large for a time. Third kingdom - This was the Grecian monarchy under Alexander the great, called brass, because coarser than the other. Over all the earth - Alexander marched even to the Indies, and was said to conquer the world.
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He has made you the ruler over all the inhabited world and has put even the wild animals and birds under your control. You are the head of gold.
Following that kingdom, there will be a fourth one, as strong as iron. That kingdom will smash and crush all previous empires, just as iron smashes and crushes everything it strikes.
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