“As for you, O king, while you were in your bed your thoughts turned to future things. 1 The revealer of mysteries has made known to you what will take place.
“How great are his signs! How mighty are his wonders! His kingdom will last forever, 1 and his authority continues from one generation to the next.”
Exercise appropriate caution so that there is no negligence in this matter. Why should danger increase to the point that kings sustain damage?”
he reveals deep and hidden things. He knows what is in the darkness, and light resides with him.
You may do whatever seems appropriate to you and your colleagues 1 with the rest of the silver and the gold, in keeping with the will of your God.
He inquired of Arioch the king’s deputy, “Why is the decree from the king so urgent?” 1 Then Arioch informed Daniel about the matter.
Whatever is needed – whether oxen or rams or lambs or burnt offerings for the God of heaven or wheat or salt or wine or oil, as required by 1 the priests who are in Jerusalem – must be given to them daily without any neglect,
Everything that the God of heaven has required should be precisely done for the temple of the God of heaven. Why should there be wrath 1 against the empire of the king and his sons?
However, there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, 1 and he has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will happen in the times to come. 2 The dream and the visions you had while lying on your bed 3 are as follows.
You saw that a stone was cut from a mountain, but not by human hands; it smashed the iron, bronze, clay, silver, and gold into pieces. The great God has made known to the king what will occur in the future. 1 The dream is certain, and its interpretation is reliable.”
All the inhabitants of the earth are regarded as nothing. 1 He does as he wishes with the army of heaven and with those who inhabit the earth. No one slaps 2 his hand and says to him, ‘What have you done?’