|New International Version (© 2011)|
Because of the high position he gave him, all the nations and peoples of every language dreaded and feared him. Those the king wanted to put to death, he put to death; those he wanted to spare, he spared; those he wanted to promote, he promoted; and those he wanted to humble, he humbled.
King James Bible
And for the majesty that he gave him, all people, nations, and languages, trembled and feared before him: whom he would he slew; and whom he would he kept alive; and whom he would he set up; and whom he would he put down.
American Standard Version
and because of the greatness that he gave him, all the peoples, nations, and languages trembled and feared before him: whom he would he slew, and whom he would he kept alive; and whom he would he raised up, and whom he would he put down.
Young's Literal Translation
and because of the greatness that He gave to him, all peoples, nations, and languages were trembling and fearing before him: whom he willed he was slaying, and whom he willed he was keeping alive, and whom he willed he was raising up, and whom he willed he was making low;
Daniel 5:19 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whom he would he slew - The genuine character of a despot, whose will is the only rule of his conduct.
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Daniel 3:4 Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages,
Daniel 4:22 It is you, O king, that are grown and become strong: for your greatness is grown, and reaches to heaven...
Jeremiah 25:9 Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, said the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant...
Jeremiah 27:5-7 I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm...
Habakkuk 2:5 Yes also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as hell, and is as death...
Romans 13:1 Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
whom he would he slew.
Daniel 2:12,13 For this cause the king was angry and very furious, and commanded to destroy all the wise men of Babylon...
Daniel 3:6,20,29 And whoever falls not down and worships shall the same hour be cast into the middle of a burning fiery furnace...
Proverbs 16:14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.
John 19:11 Jesus answered, You could have no power at all against me, except it were given you from above...
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Revelation 5:9 And they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
2 Kings 25:28 He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat of honor higher than those of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.
Ezekiel 31:11 I gave it into the hands of the ruler of the nations, for him to deal with according to its wickedness. I cast it aside,
Daniel 2:12 This made the king so angry and furious that he ordered the execution of all the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:13 So the decree was issued to put the wise men to death, and men were sent to look for Daniel and his friends to put them to death.
Daniel 3:6 Whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a blazing furnace."
Daniel 4:17 "'The decision is announced by messengers, the holy ones declare the verdict, so that the living may know that the Most High is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and gives them to anyone he wishes and sets over them the lowliest of people.'