|New International Version (© 2011)|
Daniel then said to the guard whom the chief official had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah,
King James Bible
Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,
American Standard Version
Then said Daniel to the steward whom the prince of the eunuchs had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah:
Young's Literal Translation
And Daniel saith unto the Meltzar, whom the chief of the eunuchs hath appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,
Daniel 1:11 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then said Daniel to Melzar - Melzar was an officer under Ashpenaz, whose office it was to attend to the food, clothing, etc., of these royal captives. Others think מלצר meltsar, master of the inn or hotel, the name of an office.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Melzar. or, the steward.
Daniel 1:16 Thus Melzar took away the portion of their meat, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them vegetables.
Daniel 1:11 Parallel CommentariesAppointed Azariah Azari'ah Captain Care Chief Commander Daniel Eunuchs Guard Hananiah Hanani'ah Keeper Meltzar Melzar Mishael Mish'a-El Officers Official Officials Overseer Prince Servants Steward UnsexedAppointed Azariah Azari'ah Captain Care Chief Commander Daniel Eunuchs Guard Hananiah Hanani'ah Keeper Meltzar Melzar Mishael Mish'a-El Officers Official Officials Overseer Prince Servants Steward UnsexedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Daniel 1:10 but the official told Daniel, "I am afraid of my lord the king, who has assigned your food and drink. Why should he see you looking worse than the other young men your age? The king would then have my head because of you."
Daniel 1:12 "Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink.
Daniel 1:16 So the guard took away their choice food and the wine they were to drink and gave them vegetables instead.