New Living Translation
I have heard that you have the spirit of the gods within you and that you are filled with insight, understanding, and wisdom.
King James Bible
I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.
Darby Bible Translation
And I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.
World English Bible
I have heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and light, and understanding, and excellent wisdom have been found in thee.
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"The LORD hath prepared His Throne In the heavens; and His Kingdom ruleth over all" (Psa. 103:19). First, a word concerning the need for God to govern the material world. Suppose the opposite for a moment. For the sake of argument, let us say that God created the world, designed and fixed certain laws (which men term "the laws of Nature"), and that He then withdrew, leaving the world to its fortune and the out-working of these laws. In such a case, we should have a world over which there was no intelligent, …
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That Upon the Conquest and Slaughter of vitellius Vespasian Hastened his Journey to Rome; but Titus his Son Returned to Jerusalem.
So Pharaoh asked his officials, "Can we find anyone else like this man so obviously filled with the spirit of God?"
He reveals deep and mysterious things and knows what lies hidden in darkness, though he is surrounded by light.
At last Daniel came in before me, and I told him the dream. (He was named Belteshazzar after my god, and the spirit of the holy gods is in him.)
There is a man in your kingdom who has within him the spirit of the holy gods. During Nebuchadnezzar's reign, this man was found to have insight, understanding, and wisdom like that of the gods. Your predecessor, the king--your predecessor King Nebuchadnezzar--made him chief over all the magicians, enchanters, astrologers, and fortune-tellers of Babylon.
This man Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar, has exceptional ability and is filled with divine knowledge and understanding. He can interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve difficult problems. Call for Daniel, and he will tell you what the writing means."
So Daniel was brought in before the king. The king asked him, "Are you Daniel, one of the exiles brought from Judah by my predecessor, King Nebuchadnezzar?
My wise men and enchanters have tried to read the words on the wall and tell me their meaning, but they cannot do it.
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