Daniel 8:18

“Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep on my face toward the ground: but he touched me, and set me upright.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deepe sleepe on my face toward the ground: but he touched me, and set me vpright.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now while he was talking with me, I sank into a deep sleep with my face to the ground; but he touched me and made me stand upright.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now as he was speaking with me, I fell into a deep sleep with my face toward the ground; but he touched me, and set me upright.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now while he was talking to me, I went into a deep sleep with my face to the earth: but touching me, he put me on my feet where I had been.
- Basic English Bible

Now, as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep stupor, with my face toward the ground. And he touched me, and set me up where I had stood.
- Darby Bible

Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep on my face towards the ground: but he touched me, and set me upright.
- Webster's Bible

Now as he was speaking with me, I fell into a deep sleep with my face toward the ground; but he touched me, and set me upright.
- World English Bible

And in his speaking with me, I have been in a trance on my face, on the earth; and he cometh against me, and causeth me to stand on my station,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now as he was speaking with me, I fell into a deep sleep with my face toward the ground; but he touched me, and set me upright.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 8:18


8:18 Toward the ground - Being terrified with the splendor and grandeur both of the messenger and message. Set me upright - By one touch only. The power of spirits is incomparably greater than that of the strongest of men.


Discussion for Daniel 8:18

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