New American Standard Bible
When he had spoken to me according to these words, I turned my face toward the ground and became speechless.
King James Bible
And when he had spoken such words unto me, I set my face toward the ground, and I became dumb.
Darby Bible Translation
And as he was speaking with me according to these words, I set my face toward the ground, and I became dumb.
World English Bible
and when he had spoken to me according to these words, I set my face toward the ground, and was mute.
Young's Literal Translation
'And when he speaketh with me about these things, I have set my face toward the earth, and have been silent;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And when he had spoken such words ... - Daniel was naturally overcome by the communication which had been made to him. The manner in which the prayer was answered seems to have been entirely different from what he had expected. The presence of a heavenly being; the majesty of his appearance; the assurance that he gave that he had come to answer his prayer; and the fact that he had important revelations to make respecting the future, overcame him, and he laid his face upon the ground in silence. Is there any one of us who would not be awed into profound silence if a heavenly messenger should stand before us to disclose what was to occur to us, to our families, to our friends, to our country, in far-distant years?
I. (Greater licence, p. 104.) In this treatise, which is designed to justify the extremes of Montanistic fasts, Tertullian's genius often surprises us by his ingenuity. This is one of the instances where the forensic orator comes out, trying to outflank and turn the position of an antagonist who has gained an advantage. The fallacy is obvious. Kaye cites, in comparison, a passage  from "The Apparel of Women," and another  from "The Exhortation to Chastity." He remarks, "Were we required …
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"And behold, you shall be silent and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time."
"Moreover, I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth so that you will be mute and cannot be a man who rebukes them, for they are a rebellious house.
'On that day your mouth will be opened to him who escaped, and you will speak and be mute no longer. Thus you will be a sign to them, and they will know that I am the LORD.'"
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