Daniel 1:17

“As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Daniel 1:17

As for these foure children, God gaue them knowledge, and skil in all learning and wisedome, and Daniel had vnderstanding in all visions and dreames.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every {branch of} literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all {kinds of} visions and dreams.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now as for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and made them expert in all book-learning and wisdom: and Daniel was wise in all visions and dreams.
- Basic English Bible

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
- Darby Bible

As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
- Webster's Bible

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
- World English Bible

As to these four lads, God hath given to them knowledge and understanding in every [kind of] literature, and wisdom; and Daniel hath given instruction about every [kind of] vision and dreams.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Daniel 1:17

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 1:17


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.

1:19 Before - Both in the presence chamber, and in the council chamber, to try their proficiency; this shews the king's ability and judgment, how else could he discern their fitness, and their excellency above others.


Discussion for Daniel 1:17

  • Dave on Daniel 1:17
    Contrary to popular belief that The Lord is not interested in helping us with "earthly " wisdom, this verse shows that He is more than willing to help every student in any sphere of learning or academic venture to succeed! Coupled with James 1 5, this should bring joy and relief to students everywhere!


 

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