Let his mind 1 be altered from that of a human being, and let an animal’s mind be given to him, and let seven periods of time 2 go by for 3 him.
Let his mind be changed from that of a man and let him be given the mind of an animal, till seven times pass by for him.
"Let his mind be changed from that of a man And let a beast’s mind be given to him, And let seven periods of time pass over him.
For seven periods of time, let him have the mind of an animal instead of a human.
Let him lose his mind and get an animal's mind in exchange, And let this go on for seven seasons.
Let his heart be changed from that of a man, and the heart of a beast be given to him; and let seven times go by him.
Let his mind be changed from that of a human, and let the mind of an animal be given to him. And let seven times pass over him.
Let his heart be changed from that of a man, Let him be given the heart of a beast, And let seven times pass over him.
Let his heart
and let a beast's
unto him; and let seven
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Let his mind
that of a human being
, and let an animal’s
to him, and let seven periods
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1 tn Aram “its heart.” The metaphor of the tree begins to fade here and the reality behind the symbol (the king) begins to emerge.
2 sn The seven periods of time probably refer to seven years.
3 tn Aram “over” (also in vv. 23, 25, 32).