14 I have heard that the spirit of the gods(A) is in you and that you have insight, intelligence and outstanding wisdom.(B) 15 The wise men and enchanters were brought before me to read this writing and tell me what it means, but they could not explain it.(C) 16 Now I have heard that you are able to give interpretations and to solve difficult problems.(D) If you can read this writing and tell me what it means, you will be clothed in purple and have a gold chain placed around your neck,(E) and you will be made the third highest ruler in the kingdom.”(F)

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Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.(A)

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