1 G1722 In the G2094 [2year G5154 1third] G3588 of the G932 kingdom G* of Jehoiakim G935 king G* of Judah G2064 came G* Nebuchadnezzar G3588 the G935 king G* of Babylon G1519 unto G* Jerusalem, G2532 and G4171.2 assaulted G1473 it.
2 G2532 And G1325 the lord gave G2962 G1722 into G5495 his hand G1473 G3588 G* Jehoiakim G935 king G* of Judah, G2532 and G575 from G3313 part G3588 of the G4632 items G3624 of the house G2532 of the lord . G2532 And G5342 he brought G1473 them G1519 into G1093 the land G* of Shinar G3624 of the house G3588 G2316 of his god. G1473 G2532 And G3588 the G4632 items G1533 he carried G1519 into G3588 the G3624 house G2344 of the treasury G3588 G2316 of his god. G1473
3 G2532 And G2036 [3told G3588 1the G935 2king] G3588 G* Ashpenaz G3588 G749.2 his chief eunuch G1473 G1521 to bring in G575 some from G3588 the G5207 sons G3588 of the G161 captivity G* of Israel, G2532 and G575 from G3588 the G4690 seed G3588 G932 of royalty, G2532 and G575 from G3588 the G5409.1 nobles;
4 G3495 young men G3739 to whom G3756 there is no G1510.2.3 G1722 [2upon G1473 3them G3470 1blemish], G2532 and G2570 good G3588 to the G3799 appearance, G2532 and G4920 perceiving G1722 in G3956 all G4678 wisdom, G2532 and G1097 knowing G1108 knowledge, G2532 and G1269.4 considering G5428 in intelligence, G2532 and G3739 ones in whom G1510.2.3 there is G2479 strength G1722 in G1473 them G2476 to stand G1722 in G3588 the G3624 house G1799 before G3588 the G935 king, G2532 G1321 to teach G1473 them G1121 letters G2532 and G1100 the language G* of the Chaldeans.
5 G2532 And G1299 [3set in order G1473 4to them G3588 1the G935 2king] G3588 G3588 G2250 day G2596 by G2250 day G575 from G3588 the G5132 table G3588 of the G935 king, G2532 and G575 from G3588 the G3631 wine G3588 G4224 of his banquet; G2532 and G5142 to maintain G1473 them G2094 [2years G5140 1for three], G2532 and G3326 after G3778 these things G2476 to stand them G1799 before G3588 the G935 king.
6 G2532 And G1096 there existed G1722 among G1473 them G1537 from out of G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Judah, G* Daniel, G2532 and G* Hananiah, G2532 and G* Mishael, G2532 and G* Azariah.
7 G2532 And G2007 [3added G1473 5to them G3588 1the G749.2 2chief eunuch G3686 4names]; G3588 to G* Daniel -- G* Belteshazzar, G2532 and G3588 to G* Hananiah -- G* Shadrach, G2532 and G3588 to G* Mishael -- G* Meshach, G2532 and G3588 to G* Azariah -- G* Abed-nego.
8 G2532 And G5087 Daniel put G* G1909 unto G3588 G2588 his heart G1473 G5613 so as G3766.2 in no way G233.2 he should be polluted G1722 in G3588 the G5132 table G3588 of the G935 king, G2532 and G1722 in G3588 the G3631 wine G3588 G4224 of his banquet. G1473 G2532 And G515 he petitioned G3588 the G749.2 chief eunuch G5613 so that G3766.2 in no way G233.2 he should be polluted.
9 G2532 And G1325 God granted G3588 G2316 G3588 G* Daniel G1519 for G1656 mercy G2532 and G3628 compassion G1799 before G3588 the G749.2 chief eunuch.
10 G2532 And G2036 [3said G3588 1the G749.2 2chief eunuch] G3588 to G* Daniel, G5399 I fear G1473 G3588 G2962 my lord G1473 G3588 the G935 king, G3588 the one G1613.2 arraying G3588 G1035 your food G1473 G2532 and G3588 G4213 your drink, G1473 G3379 lest at any time G1492 he should behold G3588 G4383 your faces G1473 G4659 looking downcast G3844 more than G3588 the G3808 boys, G3588 the ones G4915.1 of your contemporaries; G1473 G2532 and G2613 you should condemn G3588 G2776 my head G1473 G3588 to the G935 king.
11 G2532 And G2036 Daniel said G* G4314 to G* Melzar, G3739 whom G2525 [3placed G3588 1the G749.2 2chief eunuch] G1909 over G* Daniel, G2532 and G* Hananiah, G2532 and G* Mishael, G2532 and G* Azariah.
12 G3985 Test G1211 now indeed G3588 G3816 your servants G1473 G2250 [2days G1176 1ten]; G2532 and G1325 let there be given G1473 to us G575 from G4690 food of the seeds G3588 of the G1093 earth! G2532 and G2068 we shall eat of it, G2532 and G5204 water G4095 we shall drink.
13 G2532 And G3708 let [2be seen G1799 3before G1473 4you G3588 G2397 1our shape]! G1473 G2532 and G3588 the G2397 shapes G3588 of the G3808 boys G3588 of the ones G2068 eating G3588 at the G5132 table G3588 of the G935 king. G2532 And G2531 how G1437 ever G1492 you should behold, G4160 do G3326 accordingly with G3588 G3816 your servants!
14 G2532 And G1522 he hearkened to G1473 them, G2532 and G3985 he tested G1473 them G2250 [2days G1176 1ten].
15 G2532 And G3326 after G3588 the G5056 end G3588 of the G1176 ten G2250 days G3708 [2looked G3588 G2397 1their shape] G1473 G18 good G2532 and G2478 strong G3588 G4561 in flesh G5228 above G3956 all G3588 the G3808 boys G3588 G2068 eating G3588 at the G5132 table G3588 of the G935 king.
16 G2532 And G1096 it came to pass G* Melzar G337 did away with G3588 G1173 their supper G1473 G2532 and G3588 the G3631 wine G3588 G4188 for their drink, G1473 G2532 and G1325 he gave G1473 to them G4690 food of the seeds.
17 G2532 And G1325 [2gave G1473 3to them G3588 G2316 1God] G4907 understanding G2532 and G5428 intelligence G1722 in G3956 all G1122.2 academics, G2532 and G4678 wisdom. G2532 And G* Daniel G4920 perceived G1722 in G3956 every G3706 vision G2532 and G1798 in dreams.
18 G2532 And G3326 after G3588 the G5056 end G3588 of the G2250 days G3739 which G2036 [3told G3588 1the G935 2king] G1521 to bring them in, G1473 G2532 that G1521 [3brought them in G1473 G3588 1the G749.2 2chief eunuch] G1726 before G* Nebuchadnezzar.
19 G2532 And G2980 [3spoke G3326 4with G1473 5them G3588 1the G935 2king]; G2532 and G3756 there was not found G2147 G1537 from out of G3956 all G1473 of them G3664 one likened to G* Daniel, G2532 and G* Hananiah, G2532 and G* Mishael, G2532 and G* Azariah; G2532 and G2476 they stood G1799 before G3588 the G935 king.
20 G2532 And G1722 in G3956 every G4487 discourse G4678 of wisdom G2532 and G1989.1 higher knowledge, G3745 as much as G2212 [3sought G3844 4from G1473 5them G3588 1the G935 2king], G2147 he found G1473 them G1178.2 ten-times G3844 more than G3956 all G3588 of the G1883.3 enchanters, G2532 and G3588 the G3097 magi, G3588 the ones G1510.6 being G1722 in G3956 all G3588 G932 of his kingdom. G1473