KJV LexiconBut thou O Daniel
judge of God; Daniel or Danijel, the name of two Israelites -- Daniel.
to stop up; by implication, to repair; figuratively, to keep secret -- closed up, hidden, secret, shut out (up), stop.
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
to close up; especially to seal -- make an end, mark, seal (up), stop.
writing (the art or a document); by implication, a book -- bill, book, evidence, learn(-ed) (-ing), letter, register, scroll.
even to the time
time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc.
of the end
an extremity; adverbially (with prepositional prefix) after -- + after, (utmost) border, end, (in-)finite, process.
abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality)
shall run to and fro
to push forth; (but used only figuratively) to lash, i.e. (the sea with oars) to row; by implication, to travel -- go (about, through, to and fro), mariner, rower, run to and fro.
knowledge -- cunning, (ig-)norantly, know(-ledge), (un-)awares (wittingly).
shall be increased
to increase (in whatever respect)
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time; many will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase."
King James Bible
But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
But you, Daniel, keep these words secret and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will roam about, and knowledge will increase."
International Standard Version
Now as for you, Daniel, roll up your scroll and seal your words until the time of the end. Many will rush around, while knowledge increases.'"
"But you, Daniel, close up these words and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will dash about, and knowledge will increase."
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"But you, Daniel, keep these words secret, and seal the book until the end times. Many will travel everywhere, and knowledge will grow."
King James 2000 Bible
But you, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
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