Daniel 7:16
New International Version
I approached one of those standing there and asked him the meaning of all this. “So he told me and gave me the interpretation of these things:

New Living Translation
So I approached one of those standing beside the throne and asked him what it all meant. He explained it to me like this:

English Standard Version
I approached one of those who stood there and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of the things.

Berean Study Bible
I approached one of those who were standing there, and I asked him the true meaning of all this. So he told me the interpretation of these things:

King James Bible
I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the truth of all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.

New King James Version
I came near to one of those who stood by, and asked him the truth of all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of these things:

New American Standard Bible
I approached one of those who were standing by and began requesting of him the exact meaning of all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of these things:

NASB 1995
“I approached one of those who were standing by and began asking him the exact meaning of all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of these things:

NASB 1977
“I approached one of those who were standing by and began asking him the exact meaning of all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of these things:

Amplified Bible
I approached one of those who stood by and began asking him the exact meaning of all this. So he told me and explained to me the interpretation of the things:

Christian Standard Bible
I approached one of those who were standing by and asked him to clarify all this. So he let me know the interpretation of these things:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I approached one of those who were standing by and asked him the true meaning of all this. So he let me know the interpretation of these things:

American Standard Version
I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I came near to one of the Ministers, and I inquired of him concerning the truth, concerning all of these things, and he spoke to me in the truth, and he revealed the interpretation of my words to me

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I drew near to one of them that stood by, and I sought to learn of him the truth of all these things: and he told me the truth, and made known to me the interpretation of the things.

Contemporary English Version
So I asked one of those standing there, and he explained,

Douay-Rheims Bible
I went near to one of them that stood by, and asked the truth of him concerning all these things, and he told me the interpretation of the words, and instructed me:

English Revised Version
I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.

Good News Translation
I went up to one of those standing there and asked him to explain it all. So he told me the meaning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I went to someone who was standing there and asked him to tell me the truth about all this. So he told me what all this meant.

International Standard Version
So I approached one of those who was standing nearby and began to ask the meaning of all of this. He spoke to me and caused me to understand the interpretation of these things.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things:

Literal Standard Version
I have drawn near to one of those standing, and the certainty I seek from him of all this; and he has spoken to me, indeed, the interpretation of the things he has caused me to know:

NET Bible
I approached one of those standing nearby and asked him about the meaning of all this. So he spoke with me and revealed to me the interpretation of the vision:

New Heart English Bible
I came near to one of those who stood by, and asked him the true meaning concerning all this. So he told me, and revealed to me the interpretation of these things.

World English Bible
I came near to one of those who stood by, and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.

Young's Literal Translation
I have drawn near unto one of those standing, and the certainty I seek from him of all this; and he hath said to me, yea, the interpretation of the things he hath caused me to know:

Additional Translations ...
Context
Daniel's Visions Interpreted
15I, Daniel, was grieved in my spirit, and the visions in my mind alarmed me. 16I approached one of those who were standing there, and I asked him the true meaning of all this. So he told me the interpretation of these things: 17‘These four great beasts are four kings who will arise from the earth.…

Cross References
Revelation 5:5
Then one of the elders said to me, "Do not weep! Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed to open the scroll and its seven seals."

Revelation 7:13
Then one of the elders addressed me: "These in white robes," he asked, "who are they, and where have they come from?"

Revelation 7:14
"Sir," I answered, "you know." So he replied, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Daniel 7:17
These four great beasts are four kings who will arise from the earth.

Daniel 8:16
And I heard the voice of a man calling from between the banks of the Ulai: "Gabriel, explain the vision to this man."

Daniel 8:17
As he came near to where I stood, I was terrified and fell facedown. "Son of man," he said to me, "understand that the vision concerns the time of the end."

Daniel 9:22
He instructed me and spoke with me, saying: "O Daniel, I have come now to give you insight and understanding.


Treasury of Scripture

I came near to one of them that stood by, and asked him the truth of all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.

one.

Daniel 7:10
A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.

Daniel 8:13-16
Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that certain saint which spake, How long shall be the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot? …

Daniel 10:5,6,11,12
Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in linen, whose loins were girded with fine gold of Uphaz: …









(16) That stood by--i.e., one out of the multitudes mentioned (Daniel 7:10).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I approached
קִרְבֵ֗ת (qir·ḇêṯ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7127: To approach

one
חַד֙ (ḥaḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 2298: As card, one, single, first, at once

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

those who stood by,
קָ֣אֲמַיָּ֔א (qā·’ă·may·yā)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 6966: To arise, stand

and I asked
אֶבְעֵֽא־ (’eḇ·‘ê-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 1156: To seek, ask

him
מִנֵּ֖הּ (min·nêh)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4481: From, out of, by, by reason of, at, more than

the true meaning
וְיַצִּיבָ֥א (wə·yaṣ·ṣî·ḇā)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 3330: Fixed, sure, certainty

of
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5922: Above, over, upon, against

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3606: The whole, all, any, every

this.
דְּנָ֑ה (də·nāh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 1836: This

So he told
וַאֲמַר־ (wa·’ă·mar-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 560: To say, tell, command

me
לִ֕י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

the interpretation
וּפְשַׁ֥ר (ū·p̄ə·šar)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6591: An interpretation

of these things:
מִלַּיָּ֖א (mil·lay·yā)
Noun - feminine plural determinate
Strong's 4406: A word, command, discourse, subject


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