Daniel 5:14
New International Version
I have heard that the spirit of the gods is in you and that you have insight, intelligence and outstanding wisdom.

New Living Translation
I have heard that you have the spirit of the gods within you and that you are filled with insight, understanding, and wisdom.

English Standard Version
I have heard of you that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.

Berean Study Bible
I have heard that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that you have insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom.

New American Standard Bible
"Now I have heard about you that a spirit of the gods is in you, and that illumination, insight and extraordinary wisdom have been found in you.

King James Bible
I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

Christian Standard Bible
I've heard that you have a spirit of the gods in you, and that insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom are found in you.

Contemporary English Version
I was told that the gods have given you special powers and that you are intelligent and very wise.

Good News Translation
I have heard that the spirit of the holy gods is in you and that you are skillful and have knowledge and wisdom.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I've heard that you have the spirit of the gods in you, and that you have insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom.

International Standard Version
I've heard about you, that a spirit of the gods is in you and that you have insight, discernment, and extraordinary wisdom.

NET Bible
I have heard about you, how there is a spirit of the gods in you, and how you have insight, discernment, and extraordinary wisdom.

New Heart English Bible
I have heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and extraordinary wisdom are found in you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I've heard that you have the spirit of the gods and that you have insight, good judgment, and extraordinary wisdom.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and surpassing wisdom is found in thee.

New American Standard 1977
“Now I have heard about you that a spirit of the gods is in you, and that illumination, insight, and extraordinary wisdom have been found in you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the holy God is in thee and that light and understanding and greater wisdom was found in thee.

King James 2000 Bible
I have even heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.

American King James Version
I have even heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in you.

American Standard Version
I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in thee.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have heard concerning thee, that the Spirit of God is in thee, and that watchfulness and understanding and excellent wisdom have been found in thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have heard of thee, that thou hast the spirit of the gods, and excellent knowledge, and understanding, and wisdom are found in thee.

Darby Bible Translation
And I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and [that] light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

English Revised Version
I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

World English Bible
I have heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom are found in you.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and light, and understanding, and excellent wisdom have been found in thee.
Study Bible
Daniel Interprets the Handwriting
13So Daniel was brought before the king, who asked him, “Are you Daniel, one of the exiles my father the king brought from Judah? 14I have heard that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that you have insight, intelligence, and extraordinary wisdom. 15Now the wise men and enchanters were brought before me to read this inscription and interpret it for me, but they could not give its interpretation.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:38
So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, in whom the Spirit of God abides?"

Daniel 2:22
He reveals the deep and hidden things; He knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with Him.

Daniel 4:8
But at last, Daniel came into my presence (his name is Belteshazzar, after the name of my god, and the spirit of the holy gods is in him.) And I told him the dream:

Daniel 5:11
There is a man in your kingdom who has the spirit of the holy gods in him. In the days of your father he was found to have insight, intelligence, and wisdom like that of the gods. Your father, King Nebuchadnezzar, appointed him chief of the magicians, enchanters, astrologers, and diviners. Your own father, the king,

Daniel 5:12
did this because Daniel, the one he named Belteshazzar, was found to have an extraordinary spirit, as well as knowledge, understanding, and the ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve difficult problems. Summon Daniel, therefore, and he will give you the interpretation."

Daniel 5:13
So Daniel was brought before the king, who asked him, "Are you Daniel, one of the exiles my father the king brought from Judah?

Daniel 5:15
Now the wise men and enchanters were brought before me to read this inscription and interpret it for me, but they could not give its interpretation.

Daniel 6:3
Soon, by his extraordinary spirit, Daniel distinguished himself among the administrators and satraps. So the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.

Treasury of Scripture

I have even heard of you, that the spirit of the gods is in you, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in you.

Daniel 5:11,12
There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, I say, thy father, made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers; …







Lexicon
I have heard
וְשִׁמְעֵ֣ת (wə·šim·‘êṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8086: To hear intelligently

that
דִּ֛י (dî)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 1768: Who, which, that, because

the spirit
ר֥וּחַ (rū·aḥ)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7308: Wind, breath, exhalation, life, anger, unsubstantiality, a region of the sky, spirit

of the gods
אֱלָהִ֖ין (’ĕ·lā·hîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 426: God

is in you,
בָּ֑ךְ (bāḵ)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

and that you have insight,
וְנַהִיר֧וּ (wə·na·hî·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5094: Illumination, wisdom

intelligence,
וְשָׂכְלְתָנ֛וּ (wə·śā·ḵə·lə·ṯā·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7924: Intelligence

and extraordinary
יַתִּירָ֖ה (yat·tî·rāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3493: Preeminent, surpassing

wisdom.
וְחָכְמָ֥ה (wə·ḥā·ḵə·māh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2452: Wisdom
5:10-17 Daniel was forgotten at court; he lived privately, and was then ninety years of age. Many consult servants of God on curious questions, or to explain difficult subjects, but without asking the way of salvation, or the path of duty. Daniel slighted the offer of reward. He spoke to Belshazzar as to a condemned criminal. We should despise all the gifts and rewards this world can give, did we see, as we may by faith, its end hastening on; but let us do our duty in the world, and do it all the real service we can.
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