I had a dream(A) that made me afraid. As I was lying in bed,(B) the images and visions that passed through my mind(C) terrified me.(D)

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In the morning his mind was troubled,(A) so he sent for all the magicians(B) and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him.(C)

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The Interpretation of the Dream

15 “I, Daniel, was troubled in spirit, and the visions that passed through my mind disturbed me.(A)

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28 “This is the end of the matter. I, Daniel, was deeply troubled(A) by my thoughts,(B) and my face turned pale,(C) but I kept the matter to myself.”

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27 I, Daniel, was worn out. I lay exhausted(A) for several days. Then I got up and went about the king’s business.(B) I was appalled(C) by the vision; it was beyond understanding.

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16 Then one who looked like a man[a] touched my lips, and I opened my mouth and began to speak.(A) I said to the one standing before me, “I am overcome with anguish(B) because of the vision, my lord, and I feel very weak. 17 How can I, your servant, talk with you, my lord? My strength is gone and I can hardly breathe.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 10:16 Most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text; one manuscript of the Masoretic Text, Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint Then something that looked like a human hand
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