O Belteshazzar, [a]chief of the enchanters, because I know, that the spirit of the holy gods is in thee, and no secret troubleth thee, tell me the visions of my dream, that I have seen, and the interpretation thereof.

Thus were the visions of my head in my bed, and behold, I saw a [b]tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great:

A great tree and strong, and the height thereof reached unto heaven, and the sight thereof to the ends of all the earth.

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 4:6 Which also was a great grief to the Prophet to be numbered among the sorcerers and men whose practices were wicked and contrary to God’s word.
  2. Daniel 4:7 By the tree is signified the dignity of a king whom God ordaineth to be a defense for all kind of men, and whose state is profitable for mankind.

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