23 In that the king saw an angelic watcher, a holy one, descending from heaven and saying, “(A)Chop down the tree and destroy it; yet leave the stump [a]with its roots in the ground, but with a band of iron and bronze around it in the new grass of the field, and let him be drenched with the dew of heaven, and let [b]him share with the beasts of the field until (B)seven [c]periods of time pass over him,”

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  1. Daniel 4:23 Lit of
  2. Daniel 4:23 Lit his portion be with
  3. Daniel 4:23 I.e. years

25 that you be (A)driven away from mankind and your dwelling place be with the beasts of the field, and you be given grass to eat like cattle and be drenched with the dew of heaven; and seven [a]periods of time will pass over you, until you recognize that the (B)Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and (C)bestows it on whomever He wishes.

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32 and (A)you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field. You will be given grass to eat like cattle, and (B)seven [a]periods of time will pass over you until you recognize that the (C)Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.’

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  1. Daniel 4:32 I.e. years

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