Daniel 1:14

“So hee consented to them in this matter, and proued them ten dayes.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

So he consented to them in this matter, and proved them ten days.
- King James Version

So he listened to them in this matter and tested them for ten days.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So he hearkened unto them in this matter, and proved them ten days.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So he gave ear to them in this thing and put them to the test for ten days.
- Basic English Bible

And he hearkened unto them in this matter, and proved them ten days.
- Darby Bible

So he consented to them in this matter, and proved them ten days.
- Webster's Bible

So he listened to them in this matter, and proved them ten days.
- World English Bible

And he hearkeneth to them, to this word, and trieth them ten days:
- Youngs Literal Bible

So he hearkened unto them in this matter, and tried them ten days.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Daniel 1

  • E
    Hi Debra, You asked 3 months ago about the word eunuchs. Well the simplest way I can explain it, is as what our Animals Shelters do to the Animals to stop reproducing by neutering. An eunuchs is a neutered male. The Kings usually do this to protect their collection of women wives and concubines etc . So the captive males were all neutered. Daniel too.
  • Dayo
    This is the fasting period as Daniel and the 3 fasted, by not eating fats and drinking wine, after 10 days got wisdom, knowledge and understanding of vision and dreams from God. We should be able to have faith of receiving great things from God before the end of this period just as Daniel. I believe.
  • Debra
    In verse 3 - the word eunuchs-
    And the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he should bring certain of the children of Israel, and of the king's seed , and of the princes;

    Also verse 11: Then said Daniel to Melzar whom the Prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hannaniah, Mi'shael, and Azari'ah.

    Can anyone please help me understand those verses. Thank you.
  • Obbie Beal
    At this point in TIME, Daniel and his friends are in a foreign country as slaves. The sin's of their own country Judah / Israel has received the promise /wrath of Jehovah / GOD, and through war (using heathens) GOD allowed these three men to be taken as slave into a foreign country. So we see GOD (when HE decides) shall release his wrath on a nation that will not repent, also HE protects a few.
  • Truth From the Book
    You have probably heard of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, but these were the heathen names, honoring false gods, that were given to them. Daniel 1:11
  • BSP
    Verse 12~Daniel and the 3 Hebrews risked angering the king, but they refused to be molded no matter what pressure they faced.

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