Daniel 9:23
New International Version
As soon as you began to pray, a word went out, which I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed. Therefore, consider the word and understand the vision:

New Living Translation
The moment you began praying, a command was given. And now I am here to tell you what it was, for you are very precious to God. Listen carefully so that you can understand the meaning of your vision.

English Standard Version
At the beginning of your pleas for mercy a word went out, and I have come to tell it to you, for you are greatly loved. Therefore consider the word and understand the vision.

Berean Study Bible
At the beginning of your petitions, an answer went out, and I have come to tell you, for you are highly precious. So consider the message and understand the vision:

New American Standard Bible
"At the beginning of your supplications the command was issued, and I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed; so give heed to the message and gain understanding of the vision.

New King James Version
At the beginning of your supplications the command went out, and I have come to tell you, for you are greatly beloved; therefore consider the matter, and understand the vision:

King James Bible
At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to shew thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision.

Christian Standard Bible
At the beginning of your petitions an answer went out, and I have come to give it, for you are treasured by God. So consider the message and understand the vision:

Contemporary English Version
God thinks highly of you, and at the very moment you started praying, I was sent to give you the answer.

Good News Translation
When you began to plead with God, he answered you. He loves you, and so I have come to tell you the answer. Now pay attention while I explain the vision.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At the beginning of your petitions an answer went out, and I have come to give it, for you are treasured by God. So consider the message and understand the vision:

International Standard Version
Because you're highly regarded, the answer was issued when you began your prayer, and I've come to tell you. Pay attention to my message and you'll understand the vision.

NET Bible
At the beginning of your requests a message went out, and I have come to convey it to you, for you are of great value in God's sight. Therefore consider the message and understand the vision:

New Heart English Bible
At the beginning of your petitions the commandment went forth, and I have come to tell you, for you are greatly loved. Therefore consider the matter, and understand the vision.

A Faithful Version
At the beginning of your supplications the word went forth, and I have come to declare it, for you are greatly beloved; therefore consider the word, and understand the vision:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As soon as you began to make your request, a reply was sent. I have come to give you the reply because you are highly respected. So study the message, and understand the vision.

JPS Tanakh 1917
At the beginning of thy supplications a word went forth, and I am come to declare it; for thou art greatly beloved; therefore look into the word, and understand the vision.

New American Standard 1977
“At the beginning of your supplications the command was issued, and I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed; so give heed to the message and gain understanding of the vision.

King James 2000 Bible
At the beginning of your supplications the commandment came forth, and I have come to show you; for you are greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision.

American King James Version
At the beginning of your supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to show you; for you are greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision.

American Standard Version
At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment went forth, and I am come to tell thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore consider the matter, and understand the vision.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
At the beginning of thy supplication the word came forth, and I am come to tell thee; for thou art a man much beloved: therefore consider the matter, understand the vision.

Douay-Rheims Bible
From the beginning of thy prayers the word came forth: and I am come to shew it to thee, because thou art a man of desires: therefore do thou mark the word, and understand the vision.

Darby Bible Translation
At the beginning of thy supplications the word went forth, and I am come to declare [it]; for thou art one greatly beloved. Therefore consider the word, and have understanding in the vision:

English Revised Version
At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment went forth, and I am come to tell thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore consider the matter, and understand the vision.

Webster's Bible Translation
At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to show thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision.

World English Bible
At the beginning of your petitions the commandment went forth, and I have come to tell you; for you are greatly beloved: therefore consider the matter, and understand the vision.

Young's Literal Translation
at the commencement of thy supplications hath the word come forth, and I have come to declare it, for thou art greatly desired, and understand thou concerning the matter, and consider concerning the appearance.
Study Bible
Gabriel's Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks
22He instructed me and spoke with me, saying: “O Daniel, I have come now to give you insight and understanding. 23At the beginning of your petitions, an answer went out, and I have come to tell you, for you are highly precious. So consider the message and understand the vision:24Seventy weeks are decreed for your people and your holy city to stop their transgression, to put an end to sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.…
Cross References
Matthew 24:15
So when you see standing in the holy place 'the abomination of desolation,' described by the prophet Daniel (let the reader understand),

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.

Daniel 10:11
He said to me, "Daniel, you are a man who is highly precious. Consider carefully the words that I am about to say to you. Stand up, for I have now been sent to you." And when he had said this to me, I stood up trembling.

Daniel 10:12
"Do not be afraid, Daniel," he said, "for from the first day that you purposed to understand and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them.

Daniel 10:19
"Do not be afraid, you who are highly precious," he said. "Peace be with you! Be strong now, be very strong!" As he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, "May my lord speak, for you have strengthened me."

Treasury of Scripture

At the beginning of your supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to show you; for you are greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision.

the beginning.

Daniel 10:12
Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words.

commandment.

Daniel 10:11,19
And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright: for unto thee am I now sent. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling…

Luke 1:28
And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.

greatly beloved.

Song of Solomon 7:10
I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.

Ezekiel 24:16
Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.

Ezekiel 26:12
And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, and make a prey of thy merchandise: and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water.

understand.

Matthew 24:15
When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)









Lexicon
At the beginning
בִּתְחִלַּ֨ת (biṯ·ḥil·laṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8462: A commencement, rel, original

of your petitions,
תַּחֲנוּנֶ֜יךָ (ta·ḥă·nū·ne·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8469: Supplication for favor

an answer
דָבָ֗ר (ḏā·ḇār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

went out,
יָצָ֣א (yā·ṣā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

and I
וַאֲנִי֙ (wa·’ă·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

have come
בָּ֣אתִי (bā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to tell [you],
לְהַגִּ֔יד (lə·hag·gîḏ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 5046: To be conspicuous

for
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

you [are]
אָ֑תָּה (’āt·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

highly precious.
חֲמוּד֖וֹת (ḥă·mū·ḏō·wṯ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2530: To desire, take pleasure in

So consider
וּבִין֙ (ū·ḇîn)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 995: To separate mentally, understand

the message
בַּדָּבָ֔ר (bad·dā·ḇār)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

and understand
וְהָבֵ֖ן (wə·hā·ḇên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 995: To separate mentally, understand

the vision:
בַּמַּרְאֶֽה׃ (bam·mar·’eh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4758: Sight, appearance, vision
(23) The commandment.--The marginal version is to be preferred, which points to the revelation which follows Daniel 9:24-27. The title "greatly beloved" occurs again (Daniel 10:11; Daniel 10:19). It implies that Daniel was worthy of this proof of God's love. St. Jerome compares (2Samuel 12:25) Jedidiah.

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