Daniel 1:15

“And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the king's meat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And at the end often dayes, their countenances appeared fairer, and fatter in flesh, then all the children, which did eate the portion of the kings meat.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

At the end of ten days their appearance seemed better and they were fatter than all the youths who had been eating the king's choice food.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer, and they were fatter in flesh, than all the youths that did eat of the king's dainties.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And at the end of ten days their faces seemed fairer and they were fatter in flesh than all the young men who had their food from the king's table.
- Basic English Bible

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and were fatter in flesh than all the youths that ate of the king's delicate food.
- Darby Bible

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children who ate the portion of the king's provision.
- Webster's Bible

At the end of ten days their faces appeared fairer, and they were fatter in flesh, than all the youths who ate of the king's dainties.
- World English Bible

and at the end of ten days their appearance hath appeared better and fatter in flesh then any of the lads who are eating the king's portion of food.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer, and they were fatter in flesh, than all the youths that did eat of the king's food.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 1:15


1:15 Fairer and fatter - The blessing of God upon homely fare, affords often more health and strength, than more costly fare to them that eat the fat, and drink the sweet.


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