Daniel 4:7
New International Version
When the magicians, enchanters, astrologers and diviners came, I told them the dream, but they could not interpret it for me.

New Living Translation
When all the magicians, enchanters, astrologers, and fortune-tellers came in, I told them the dream, but they could not tell me what it meant.

English Standard Version
Then the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers came in, and I told them the dream, but they could not make known to me its interpretation.

Berean Study Bible
When the magicians, enchanters, astrologers, and diviners came in, I told them the dream, and they could not interpret it for me.

King James Bible
Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof.

New King James Version
Then the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers came in, and I told them the dream; but they did not make known to me its interpretation.

New American Standard Bible
Then the soothsayer priests, the sorcerers, the Chaldeans, and the diviners came in and I related the dream to them, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.

NASB 1995
“Then the magicians, the conjurers, the Chaldeans and the diviners came in and I related the dream to them, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.

NASB 1977
“Then the magicians, the conjurers, the Chaldeans, and the diviners came in, and I related the dream to them; but they could not make its interpretation known to me.

Amplified Bible
Then the magicians, the enchanters (Magi), the Chaldeans [who were the master astrologers] and the diviners came in, and I told them the dream, but they could not interpret it and make known its meaning to me.

Christian Standard Bible
When the magicians, mediums, Chaldeans, and diviners came in, I told them the dream, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the diviner-priests, mediums, Chaldeans, and astrologers came in, I told them the dream, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.

American Standard Version
Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Sorcerers and the Enchanters and the Chaldeans and the Magi came in before me, and I told the dream before them, and they did not make known its interpretation to me

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the enchanters, magicians, soothsayers, and Chaldeans came in: and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known to me the interpretation thereof;

Contemporary English Version
After they arrived, I told them my dream, but they were not able to say what it meant.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then came in the diviners, the wise men, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers, and I told the dream before them: but they did not shew me the interpretation thereof:

English Revised Version
Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof.

Good News Translation
Then all the fortunetellers, magicians, wizards, and astrologers were brought in, and I told them my dream, but they could not explain it to me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The magicians, psychics, astrologers, and fortunetellers came to me. I told them the dream, but they couldn't tell me its meaning.

International Standard Version
Then the diviners, enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers came in, and I told them the dream. But they could not reveal its interpretation to me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof.

Literal Standard Version
Then coming up are the scribes, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers, and the dream I have told before them, and its interpretation they are not making known to me.

NET Bible
When the magicians, astrologers, wise men, and diviners entered, I recounted the dream for them. But they were unable to make known its interpretation to me.

New Heart English Bible
Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the diviners; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known to me its interpretation.

World English Bible
Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known to me its interpretation.

Young's Literal Translation
Then coming up are the scribes, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers, and the dream I have told before them, and its interpretation they are not making known to me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Nebuchadnezzar's Dream of a Great Tree
6So I issued a decree that all the wise men of Babylon be brought before me to interpret the dream for me. 7When the magicians, enchanters, astrologers, and diviners came in, I told them the dream, and they could not interpret it for me. 8But at last, into my presence came Daniel (whose name is Belteshazzar after the name of my god, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods). And I told him the dream:…

Cross References
Genesis 41:8
In the morning his spirit was troubled, so he summoned all the magicians and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him.

Genesis 41:24
And the thin heads of grain swallowed the seven plump ones. I told this dream to the magicians, but no one could explain it to me."

Isaiah 44:25
who foils the signs of false prophets and makes fools of diviners, who confounds the wise and turns their knowledge into nonsense,

Jeremiah 27:9
But as for you, do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your interpreters of dreams, your mediums, or your sorcerers who declare, 'You will not serve the king of Babylon.'

Jeremiah 27:10
For they prophesy to you a lie that will serve to remove you from your land; I will banish you and you will perish.

Daniel 1:4
young men without blemish, handsome, gifted in all wisdom, knowledgeable, quick to understand, and qualified to serve in the king's palace--and to teach them the language and literature of the Chaldeans.

Daniel 2:7
They answered a second time, "Let the king tell the dream to his servants, and we will give the interpretation."


Treasury of Scripture

Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known to me the interpretation thereof.

Then came.

Daniel 2:1,2
And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake from him…

but.

Daniel 2:7
They answered again and said, Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation of it.

Isaiah 44:25
That frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

Jeremiah 27:9,10
Therefore hearken not ye to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon: …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When
בֵּאדַ֣יִן (bê·ḏa·yin)
Preposition-b | Adverb
Strong's 116: Then, thereupon

the magicians,
חַרְטֻמַיָּא֙ (ḥar·ṭu·may·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 2749: A horoscopist

enchanters,
אָֽשְׁפַיָּ֔א (’ā·šə·p̄ay·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 826: A conjurer, enchanter

astrologers,
כַּשְׂדָּאֵ֖י (kaś·dā·’ê)
Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3779: Chaldeans -- a Chaldaean

and diviners
וְגָזְרַיָּ֑א (wə·ḡā·zə·ray·yā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 1505: To quarry, determine

came in,
עָלִּ֗ין (‘āl·lîn)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5954: To enter, to introduce

I
אֲנָה֙ (’ă·nāh)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 576: I

told
אָמַ֤ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 560: To say, tell, command

them the dream,
וְחֶלְמָ֗א (wə·ḥel·mā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 2493: A dream

and they could not
לָא־ (lā-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3809: Not, no

interpret it
וּפִשְׁרֵ֖הּ (ū·p̄iš·rêh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6591: An interpretation

for me.
לִֽי׃ (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew


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