Daniel 7:17
New International Version
The four great beasts are four kings that will rise from the earth.

New Living Translation
“These four huge beasts represent four kingdoms that will arise from the earth.

English Standard Version
‘These four great beasts are four kings who shall arise out of the earth.

Berean Study Bible
‘These four great beasts are four kings who will arise from the earth.

King James Bible
These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of the earth.

New King James Version
‘Those great beasts, which are four, are four kings which arise out of the earth.

New American Standard Bible
‘These great beasts, which are four in number, are four kings who will arise from the earth.

NASB 1995
These great beasts, which are four in number, are four kings who will arise from the earth.

NASB 1977
‘These great beasts, which are four in number, are four kings who will arise from the earth.

Amplified Bible
‘These four great beasts are four kings who will arise from the earth.

Christian Standard Bible
‘These huge beasts, four in number, are four kings who will rise from the earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These huge beasts, four in number, are four kings who will rise from the earth.

American Standard Version
These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, that shall arise out of the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to me: “These four great beasts that you have seen are four Kings who shall arise from the Earth

Brenton Septuagint Translation
These four beasts are four kingdoms that shall rise up on the earth:

Contemporary English Version
"The four beasts are four earthly kingdoms.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These four great beasts are four kingdoms, which shall arise out of the earth.

English Revised Version
These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of the earth.

Good News Translation
He said, "These four huge beasts are four empires which will arise on earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said, "These four large animals are four kingdoms that will rise to power on the earth.

International Standard Version
He said, 'These four great animals are four kings who will rise to power from the earth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, that shall arise out of the earth.

Literal Standard Version
These great beasts, that [are] four, [are] four kings, they rise up from the earth;

NET Bible
These large beasts, which are four in number, represent four kings who will arise from the earth.

New Heart English Bible
These great animals, which are four, are four kings, who shall arise out of the earth.

World English Bible
These great animals, which are four, are four kings, who shall arise out of the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
These great beasts, that are four, are four kings, they rise up from the earth;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Daniel's Visions Interpreted
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. 18But the saints of the Most High will receive the kingdom and possess it forever—yes, forever and ever.’…

Cross References
Daniel 7:3
Then four great beasts came up out of the sea, each one different from the others:

Daniel 7:16
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:

Daniel 7:18
But the saints of the Most High will receive the kingdom and possess it forever--yes, forever and ever.'


Treasury of Scripture

These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of the earth.

great.

Daniel 7:3,4
And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another…

Daniel 2:37-40
Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory…

Daniel 8:19-22
And he said, Behold, I will make thee know what shall be in the last end of the indignation: for at the time appointed the end shall be

out.

Daniel 7:3
And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another.

Psalm 17:14
From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

John 18:36
Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.









(17) Four kings.--Kingdoms are frequently represented by their heads or founders; hence kings and kingdoms are occasionally used synonymously. (Comp. Daniel 8:21.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
‘These
אִלֵּין֙ (’il·lên)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 459: These

four
אַרְבַּ֑ע (’ar·ba‘)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 703: Four

great
רַבְרְבָתָ֔א (raḇ·rə·ḇā·ṯā)
Adjective - feminine plural determinate
Strong's 7260: Very great things

beasts
חֵיוָתָ֣א (ḥê·wā·ṯā)
Noun - feminine plural determinate
Strong's 2423: An animal

are
אִנִּ֖ין (’in·nîn)
Pronoun - third person feminine plural
Strong's 581: They, those

four
אַרְבְּעָ֥ה (’ar·bə·‘āh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 703: Four

kings
מַלְכִ֖ין (mal·ḵîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4430: A king

[who] will arise
יְקוּמ֥וּן (yə·qū·mūn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6966: To arise, stand

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

the earth.
אַרְעָֽא׃ (’ar·‘ā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's 772: The earth, low


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