When the magicians,(A) enchanters, astrologers[a] and diviners(B) came, I told them the dream, but they could not interpret it for me.(C) Finally, Daniel came into my presence and I told him the dream. (He is called Belteshazzar,(D) after the name of my god, and the spirit of the holy gods(E) is in him.)

I said, “Belteshazzar, chief(F) of the magicians, I know that the spirit of the holy gods(G) is in you, and no mystery is too difficult for you. Here is my dream; interpret it for me.

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  1. Daniel 4:7 Or Chaldeans
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20 In every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king questioned them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians(A) and enchanters in his whole kingdom.(B)

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