Daniel 1:16

“Thus Melzar took away the portion of their meat, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them pulse.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Daniel 1:16

Thus Melzar tooke away the portion of their meat, and the wine that they should drink: and gaue them pulse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So the overseer continued to withhold their choice food and the wine they were to drink, and kept giving them vegetables.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So the steward took away their dainties, and the wine that they should drink, and gave them pulse.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the keeper regularly took away their meat and the wine which was to have been their drink, and gave them grain.
- Basic English Bible

So the steward took away their delicate food, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them pulse.
- Darby Bible

Thus Melzar took away the portion of their food, and the wine that they should drink, and gave them pulse.
- Webster's Bible

So the steward took away their dainties, and the wine that they should drink, and gave them pulse.
- World English Bible

And the Meltzar is taking away their portion of food, and the wine of their drink, and is giving to them vegetables.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So the steward took away their food, and the wine that they should drink, and gave them pulse.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Daniel 1:16

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 1:16


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.


Discussion for Daniel 1:16

  • Stephen Wajilda on Daniel 1:16
    I believe Daniel 1:16 shows that the food we eat can defile our body, especially animal fat, some christain's need to abstain from animal fat completely and live on herbs or vegetables, grains & fruits to keep their body fit.


 

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