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29-30 Twelve months after the dream, King Nebuchadnezzar was walking on the roof[a] of his palace in Babylon. While on the roof, the king said, “Look at Babylon! I built this great city. It is my palace. I built this great place by my power. I built this place to show how great I am.”

31 The words were still in his mouth when a voice came from heaven. The voice said, “King Nebuchadnezzar, these things will happen to you: Your power as king has been taken away from you.

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  1. Daniel 4:29 roof In ancient Israel, houses had flat roofs that were used as an extra room.

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