Daniel 2:8
Good News Translation
At that, the king exclaimed, "Just as I thought! You are trying to gain time, because you see that I have made up my mind

Contemporary English Version
The king replied, "You're just stalling for time,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The king answered and said: I know for certain, that you seek to gain time, since you know that the thing is gone from me.

New American Bible
But the king replied: “I know for certain that you are bargaining for time, since you know what I have decided.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The king answered and said: I know for certain, that you seek to gain time, since you know that the thing is gone from me.

gain.

Ephesians 5:16 But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Colossians 4:5 Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

Context
Nebuchadnezzar's Dream
7They answered again and said: Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will declare the interpretation of it. 8The king answered and said: I know for certain, that you seek to gain time, since you know that the thing is gone from me.9If, therefore, you tell me not the dream, there is one sentence concerning you, that you have also framed a lying interpretation, and full of deceit, to speak before me till the time pass away. Tell me, therefore, the dream, that I may know that you also give a true interpretation thereof.…
Cross References
Daniel 2:7
They answered again and said: Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will declare the interpretation of it.

Daniel 2:9
If, therefore, you tell me not the dream, there is one sentence concerning you, that you have also framed a lying interpretation, and full of deceit, to speak before me till the time pass away. Tell me, therefore, the dream, that I may know that you also give a true interpretation thereof.

Additional Translations
The king replied, “I know for sure you are stalling for time, because you see that my word is final.The king answered and said, I know of certainty that you would gain the time, because you see the thing is gone from me.

The king answered and said, I know of a certainty that ye would gain time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.

And the king answered and said, I verily know that ye are trying to gain time, because ye see that the thing has gone from me.

The king answered and said, I know of a certainty that ye would gain time, because ye see the word is gone forth from me;

The king answered and said, I know of a certain that ye would gain time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.

The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.

The king answered, I know of a certainty that you would gain time, because you see the thing is gone from me.

The king hath answered and said, 'Of a truth I know that time ye are gaining, because that ye have seen that the thing is gone from me,
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