Daniel 4:10
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New International Version
These are the visions I saw while lying in bed: I looked, and there before me stood a tree in the middle of the land. Its height was enormous.

New Living Translation
"'While I was lying in my bed, this is what I dreamed. I saw a large tree in the middle of the earth.

English Standard Version
The visions of my head as I lay in bed were these: I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

New American Standard Bible
Now these were the visions in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the earth and its height was great.

King James Bible
Thus were the visions of mine head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the visions of my mind as I was lying in bed, I saw this: There was a tree in the middle of the earth, and its height was great.

International Standard Version
This is what I saw in the visions of my head while I was in bed: I was looking and—listen carefully!—I saw a tree in the middle of the earth, the height of which was very great.

NET Bible
Here are the visions of my mind while I was on my bed. While I was watching, there was a tree in the middle of the land. It was enormously tall.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These are the visions I had while I was asleep: I was looking, and I saw an oak tree in the middle of the earth. It was very tall.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, And behold a tree in the midst of the earth, And the height thereof was great.

New American Standard 1977
‘Now these were the visions in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thus were the visions of my head in my bed: It seemed that I saw a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

King James 2000 Bible
Thus were the visions of my head in my bed; I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

American King James Version
Thus were the visions of my head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the middle of the earth, and the height thereof was great.

American Standard Version
Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, and, behold, a tree in the midst of the earth; and the height thereof was great.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This was the vision of my head in my bed: I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was exceeding great.

Darby Bible Translation
Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

English Revised Version
Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thus were the visions of my head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and its hight was great.

World English Bible
Thus were the visions of my head on my bed: I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth; and its height was great.

Young's Literal Translation
As to the visions of my head on my bed, I was looking, and lo, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height is great:
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:1-18 The beginning and end of this chapter lead us to hope, that Nebuchadnezzar was a monument of the power of Divine grace, and of the riches of Divine mercy. After he was recovered from his madness, he told to distant places, and wrote down for future ages, how God had justly humbled and graciously restored him. When a sinner comes to himself, he will promote the welfare of others, by making known the wondrous mercy of God. Nebuchadnezzar, before he related the Divine judgments upon him for his pride, told the warnings he had in a dream or vision. The meaning was explained to him. The person signified, was to be put down from honour, and to be deprived of the use of his reason seven years. This is surely the sorest of all temporal judgments. Whatever outward affliction God is pleased to lay upon us, we have cause to bear it patiently, and to be thankful that he continues the use of our reason, and the peace of our consciences. Yet if the Lord should see fit by such means to keep a sinner from multiplying crimes, or a believer from dishonouring his name, even the dreadful prevention would be far preferable to the evil conduct. God has determined it, as a righteous Judge, and the angels in heaven applaud. Not that the great God needs the counsel or concurrence of the angels, but it denotes the solemnity of this sentence. The demand is by the word of the holy ones, God's suffering people: when the oppressed cry to God, he will hear. Let us diligently seek blessings which can never be taken from us, and especially beware of pride and forgetfulness of God.
Study Bible
Nebuchadnezzar's Dream of a Great Tree
9O Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, since I know that a spirit of the holy gods is in you and no mystery baffles you, tell me the visions of my dream which I have seen, along with its interpretation. 10Now these were the visions in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the earth and its height was great. 11The tree grew large and became strong And its height reached to the sky, And it was visible to the end of the whole earth.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 31:3
Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon With beautiful branches and forest shade, And very high, And its top was among the clouds.

Ezekiel 31:6
'All the birds of the heavens nested in its boughs, And under its branches all the beasts of the field gave birth, And all great nations lived under its shade.

Daniel 4:5
"I saw a dream and it made me fearful; and these fantasies as I lay on my bed and the visions in my mind kept alarming me.

Daniel 4:20
'The tree that you saw, which became large and grew strong, whose height reached to the sky and was visible to all the earth
Treasury of Scripture

Thus were the visions of my head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the middle of the earth, and the height thereof was great.

saw. Chal. was seeing. a tree. This represented his exceedingly prosperous condition, the height of his exaltation, the extent of his dominions and renown, the splendour of his kingdom, the multitude of his subjects who received protection from him, and the peace and plenty they enjoyed.

Daniel 4:20-26 The tree that you saw, which grew, and was strong, whose height reached …

Psalm 37:35,36 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like …

Isaiah 10:33,34 Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, shall lop the bough with terror: …

Jeremiah 12:2 You have planted them, yes, they have taken root: they grow, yes, …

Ezekiel 31:3-18 Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and …

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