Were the nations whom my predecessors
As for you, O king, the most high God bestowed on your father Nebuchadnezzar a kingdom, greatness, honor, and majesty.
so that he may initiate a search of the records
In a time of prosperity for the most productive areas of the province he will come and accomplish what neither his fathers nor their fathers accomplished. He will distribute loot, spoils, and property to his followers, and he will devise plans against fortified cities, but not for long.
He removed the male cultic prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the disgusting idols
Were the nations whom my ancestors destroyed – the nations of Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, and the people of Eden in Telassar – rescued by their gods?
I will become his father and he will become my son. I will never withhold my loyal love from him, as I withheld it from the one who ruled before you.
‘Look, a time is coming when everything in your palace and the things your ancestors
So Daniel was brought in before the king. The king said to Daniel, “Are you that Daniel who is one of the captives of Judah, whom my father the king brought from Judah?
You must not encroach on your neighbor’s property,
Are you not aware of what I and my predecessors
Who among all the gods of these nations whom my predecessors annihilated was able to rescue his people from my power?
I thought to myself,
I purchased male and female slaves, and I owned slaves who were born in my house;
Now don’t let Hezekiah deceive you or mislead you like this. Don’t believe him, for no god of any nation or kingdom has been able to rescue his people from my power or the power of my predecessors. So how
While under the influence
There is a man in your kingdom who has within him a spirit of the holy gods. In the days of your father, he proved to have