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

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

Discussion for 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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