Daniel 2:42
New International Version
As the toes were partly iron and partly clay, so this kingdom will be partly strong and partly brittle.

New Living Translation
But while some parts of it will be as strong as iron, other parts will be as weak as clay.

English Standard Version
And as the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong and partly brittle.

Berean Study Bible
And as the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly clay, so this kingdom will be partly strong and partly brittle.

King James Bible
And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.

New King James Version
And as the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong and partly fragile.

New American Standard Bible
And just as the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of pottery, so some of the kingdom will be strong, and part of it will be fragile.

NASB 1995
"As the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of pottery, so some of the kingdom will be strong and part of it will be brittle.

NASB 1977
“And as the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of pottery, so some of the kingdom will be strong and part of it will be brittle.

Amplified Bible
As the [ten] toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of clay, so some of the kingdom will be strong, and another part of it will be brittle.

Christian Standard Bible
and that the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly fired clay—part of the kingdom will be strong, and part will be brittle.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and that the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly fired clay--part of the kingdom will be strong, and part will be brittle.

American Standard Version
And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the toes of the feet that you saw, part of which were of iron and part of them earthenware: part of the kingdom will be strong and part of it will be broken

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And whereas the toes of the feet were part of iron and part of earthenware, part of the kingdom shall be strong, and part of it shall be broken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.

English Revised Version
And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.

Good News Translation
The toes--partly iron and partly clay--mean that part of the empire will be strong and part of it weak.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The toes were partly iron and partly clay. Part of the kingdom will be strong, and part will be brittle.

International Standard Version
Just as their toes and feet are part iron and part clay, so will the kingdom be both strong and brittle.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so part of the kingdom shall be strong, and part thereof broken.

Literal Standard Version
As for the toes of the feet, part of them iron, and part of them clay: some part of the kingdom is strong, and some part of it is brittle.

NET Bible
In that the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of clay, the latter stages of this kingdom will be partly strong and partly fragile.

New Heart English Bible
As the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.

World English Bible
As the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.

Young's Literal Translation
As to the toes of the feet, part of them iron, and part of them clay: some part of the kingdom is strong, and some part of it is brittle.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Daniel Interprets the Dream
41And just as you saw that the feet and toes were made partly of fired clay and partly of iron, so this will be a divided kingdom, yet some of the strength of iron will be in it—just as you saw the iron mixed with clay. 42And as the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly clay, so this kingdom will be partly strong and partly brittle. 43As you saw the iron mixed with clay, so the peoples will mix with one another, but will not hold together any more than iron mixes with clay.…

Cross References
Daniel 2:41
And just as you saw that the feet and toes were made partly of fired clay and partly of iron, so this will be a divided kingdom, yet some of the strength of iron will be in it--just as you saw the iron mixed with clay.

Daniel 2:43
As you saw the iron mixed with clay, so the peoples will mix with one another, but will not hold together any more than iron mixes with clay.


Treasury of Scripture

And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.

broken.









(42) So the kingdom.--This strength, however, is only apparent. There are certain discordant elements in the fourth empire. These are here represented by the iron and clay, which cannot be made to cohere.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And as the toes
וְאֶצְבְּעָת֙ (wə·’eṣ·bə·‘āṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 677: Something to sieze with, a finger, a toe

of the feet
רַגְלַיָּ֔א (raḡ·lay·yā)
Noun - feminine plural determinate
Strong's 7271: A foot, a step, the pudenda

were partly
מִנְּהֵ֥ין (min·nə·hên)
Preposition | third person feminine plural
Strong's 4481: From, out of, by, by reason of, at, more than

iron
פַּרְזֶ֖ל (par·zel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6523: Iron

and partly
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4481: From, out of, by, by reason of, at, more than

clay,
חֲסַ֑ף (ḥă·sap̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2635: Clay, potsherd

so this kingdom
מַלְכוּתָא֙ (mal·ḵū·ṯā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's 4437: Royalty, reign, kingdom

will be
תֶּהֱוֵ֣ה (te·hĕ·wêh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1934: To become, come to pass, be

partly
קְצָ֤ת (qə·ṣāṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 7118: A termination, a portion, after

strong
תַקִּיפָ֔ה (ṯaq·qî·p̄āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8624: Strong, mighty

and partly
וּמִנַּ֖הּ (ū·min·nah)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4481: From, out of, by, by reason of, at, more than

brittle.
תְבִירָֽה׃ (ṯə·ḇî·rāh)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - feminine singular
Strong's 8406: To be fragile


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