Daniel 2:43
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
This mixture of iron and clay also shows that these kingdoms will try to strengthen themselves by forming alliances with each other through intermarriage. But they will not hold together, just as iron and clay do not mix.

King James Bible
And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.

Darby Bible Translation
And whereas thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men; but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron doth not mingle with clay.

World English Bible
Whereas you saw the iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men; but they shall not cling to one another, even as iron does not mingle with clay.

Young's Literal Translation
Because thou hast seen iron mixed with miry clay, they are mixing themselves with the seed of men: and they are not adhering one with another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.

Daniel 2:43 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

2:43 Mingle themselves - By marriage, but they shall never knit well together, because ambition is stronger than affinity.

Daniel 2:43 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Epistle Xliii. To Eulogius and Anastasius, Bishops.
To Eulogius and Anastasius, Bishops. Gregory to Eulogius, Bishop of Alexandria, and Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch. When the excellent preacher says, As long as I am the apostle of the Gentiles I will honour my ministry (Rom. xi. 13); saying again in another place, We became as babes among you (1 Thess. ii. 7), he undoubtedly shews an example to us who come after him, that we should retain humility in our minds, and yet keep in honour the dignity of our order, so that neither should our humility be
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

A Description of Heart-Purity
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Matthew 5:8 The holy God, who is of purer eyes than to behold iniquity' calls here for heart-purity, and to such as are adorned with this jewel, he promises a glorious and beatifical vision of himself: they shall see God'. Two things are to be explained the nature of purity; the subject of purity. 1 The nature of purity. Purity is a sacred refined thing. It stands diametrically opposed to whatsoever defiles. We must distinguish the various kinds
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

The Wisdom of God
The next attribute is God's wisdom, which is one of the brightest beams of the Godhead. He is wise in heart.' Job 9:9. The heart is the seat of wisdom. Cor in Hebraeo sumitur pro judicio. Pineda. Among the Hebrews, the heart is put for wisdom.' Let men of understanding tell me:' Job 34:44: in the Hebrew, Let men of heart tell me.' God is wise in heart, that is, he is most wise. God only is wise; he solely and wholly possesses all wisdom; therefore he is called, the only wise God.' I Tim 1:17. All
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Wicked Husbandmen.
"Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country: and when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it. And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another. Again, he sent other servants more than the first: and they did unto
William Arnot—The Parables of Our Lord

Cross References
Daniel 2:42
But while some parts of it will be as strong as iron, other parts will be as weak as clay.

Daniel 2:44
"During the reigns of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed or conquered. It will crush all these kingdoms into nothingness, and it will stand forever.

Jump to Previous
Adhere Baked Clay Cleave Cling Common Daughters Earth Hold Iron Marriage Mingle Miry Mix Mixed Mixes Mixture Pottery Sawest Seed Themselves Together United Whereas Wives
Jump to Next
Adhere Baked Clay Cleave Cling Common Daughters Earth Hold Iron Marriage Mingle Miry Mix Mixed Mixes Mixture Pottery Sawest Seed Themselves Together United Whereas Wives
Links
Daniel 2:43 NIV
Daniel 2:43 NLT
Daniel 2:43 ESV
Daniel 2:43 NASB
Daniel 2:43 KJV

Daniel 2:43 Bible Apps
Daniel 2:43 Biblia Paralela
Daniel 2:43 Chinese Bible
Daniel 2:43 French Bible
Daniel 2:43 German Bible

Daniel 2:43 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Daniel 2:42
Top of Page
Top of Page