Daniel 2:21
Strong's Lexicon
He
וְ֠הוּא (wə·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1932: 1) he, she, it 1a) (emphasising and resuming subject) 1b)(anticipating subj) 1c) as demons pron 1d) (relative) 1e) (affirming existence)

changes
מְהַשְׁנֵ֤א (mə·haš·nê)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8133: 1) to change, be altered, be changed 1a) (P'al) to change, be changed 1b) (Pael) to change, transform, frustrate 1b1) different (participle) 1c) (Ithpael) to be changed 1d) (Aphel) to change, alter

the times
עִדָּנַיָּא֙ (‘id·dā·nay·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's Hebrew 5732: 1) time 1a) time (of duration) 1b) year

and seasons;
וְזִמְנַיָּ֔א (wə·zim·nay·yā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's Hebrew 2166: 1) a set time, time, season

He removes
מְהַעְדֵּ֥ה (mə·ha‘·dêh)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5709: 1) to pass on, pass away 1a)(P'al) 1a1) to pass on, pass over 1a2) to pass away 1b) (Aphel) to take away, remove, depose

kings
מַלְכִ֖ין (mal·ḵîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4430: 1) king

and establishes
וּמְהָקֵ֣ים (ū·mə·hā·qêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6966: 1) to arise, stand 1a) (P'al) 1a1) to arise from 1a2) to come on the scene (fig) 1a3) to arise (out of inaction) 1a4) to stand 1a5) to endure 1b) (Pael) to set up, establish 1c) (Aphel) 1c1) to set up 1c2) to lift up 1c3) to establish 1c4) to appoint 1d) (Hophal) to be made to stand

[them].
מַלְכִ֑ין (mal·ḵîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4430: 1) king

He gives
יָהֵ֤ב (yā·hêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3052: 1) to give, provide 1a) (P'al) 1a1) to give 1a2) to place, lay (foundations) 1b) (Hithp'al) 1b1) to be given 1b2) to be paid

wisdom
חָכְמְתָא֙ (ḥā·ḵə·mə·ṯā)
Noun - feminine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 2452: 1) wisdom

to the wise
לְחַכִּימִ֔ין (lə·ḥak·kî·mîn)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2445: 1) wise man, wise

and knowledge
וּמַנְדְּעָ֖א (ū·man·də·‘ā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 4486: 1) knowledge, power of knowing

to the discerning
לְיָדְעֵ֥י (lə·yā·ḏə·‘ê)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 3046: 1) to know 1a) (P'al) to know 1b) (Aphel) to let someone know, communicate, inform, cause to know

בִינָֽה׃ (ḇî·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 999: 1) understanding, discernment

Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
He changes the times and seasons; He removes kings and establishes them. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.

Young's Literal Translation
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
He changes the times and seasons; He removes kings and establishes kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding .

New American Standard Bible
"It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men And knowledge to men of understanding.

King James Bible
And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:
Parallel Verses
New International Version
He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.

New Living Translation
He controls the course of world events; he removes kings and sets up other kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the scholars.

English Standard Version
He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding;

New American Standard Bible
"It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men And knowledge to men of understanding.

King James Bible
And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He changes the times and seasons; He removes kings and establishes kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding.

International Standard Version
It is God who alters the times and seasons, and he removes kings and promotes kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.

NET Bible
He changes times and seasons, deposing some kings and establishing others. He gives wisdom to the wise; he imparts knowledge to those with understanding;

American Standard Version
And he changeth the times and the seasons; he removeth kings, and setteth up kings; he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding;

English Revised Version
And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Young's Literal Translation
And He is changing times and seasons, He is causing kings to pass away, and He is raising up kings; He is giving wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to those possessing understanding.








Cross References
Romans 13:1
Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

James 1:5
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

1 Kings 3:9
Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?

1 Kings 3:10
And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.

1 Kings 4:29
And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

Job 12:18
He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.

Psalm 31:15
My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.

Psalm 75:6
For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.

Psalm 75:7
But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.

Proverbs 8:15
By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Daniel 1:17
As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
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