New Living Translation
"'Then as I lay there dreaming, I saw a messenger, a holy one, coming down from heaven.
King James Bible
I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and, behold, a watcher and an holy one came down from heaven;
Darby Bible Translation
I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and behold, a watcher and a holy one came down from the heavens;
World English Bible
I saw in the visions of my head on my bed, and behold, a watcher and a holy one came down from the sky.
Young's Literal Translation
'I was looking, in the visions of my head on my bed, and lo, a sifter, even a holy one, from the heavens is coming down.
Daniel 4:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:13 A watcher - A holy angel, the instrument of God, to execute God's judgments which the angels watch constantly to perform.
LibraryThe Power of God
The next attribute is God's power. Job 9:19. If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong.' In this chapter is a magnificent description of God's power. Lo, he is strong.' The Hebrew word for strong signifies a conquering, prevailing strength. He is strong.' The superlative degree is intended here; viz., He is most strong. He is called El-shaddai, God almighty. Gen 17:7. His almightiness lies in this, that he can do whatever is feasible. Divines distinguish between authority and power. God has both. …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
That for the Most Part the Occupation of Government Dissipates the Solidity of the Mind.
King of Kings and Lord of Lords
"The LORD came from Mount Sinai and dawned upon us from Mount Seir; he shone forth from Mount Paran and came from Meribah-kadesh with flaming fire at his right hand.
The highest angelic powers stand in awe of God. He is far more awesome than all who surround his throne.
But one night I had a dream that frightened me; I saw visions that terrified me as I lay in my bed.
For this has been decreed by the messengers; it is commanded by the holy ones, so that everyone may know that the Most High rules over the kingdoms of the world. He gives them to anyone he chooses--even to the lowliest of people."
"'Then you saw a messenger, a holy one, coming down from heaven and saying, "Cut down the tree and destroy it. But leave the stump and the roots in the ground, bound with a band of iron and bronze and surrounded by tender grass. Let him be drenched with the dew of heaven. Let him live with the animals of the field for seven periods of time."
Earlier, during the first year of King Belshazzar's reign in Babylon, Daniel had a dream and saw visions as he lay in his bed. He wrote down the dream, and this is what he saw.
Then I heard two holy ones talking to each other. One of them asked, "How long will the events of this vision last? How long will the rebellion that causes desecration stop the daily sacrifices? How long will the Temple and heaven's army be trampled on?"
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