Daniel 5:29

“Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made a proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet, and put a chaine of gold about his necke, and made a Proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdome.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Belshazzar gave orders, and they clothed Daniel with purple and {put} a necklace of gold around his neck, and issued a proclamation concerning him that he {now} had authority as the third {ruler} in the kingdom.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with purple, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then, by the order of Belshazzar, they put a purple robe on Daniel, and a gold chain round his neck, and a public statement was made that he was to be a ruler of high authority in the kingdom.
- Basic English Bible

Then Belshazzar commanded, and they clothed Daniel with purple, and [put] a chain of gold about his neck, and made proclamation concerning him that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.
- Darby Bible

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made a proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.
- Webster's Bible

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with purple, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.
- World English Bible

Then hath Belshazzar said, and they have clothed Daniel with purple, and a bracelet of gold [is] on his neck, and they have proclaimed concerning him that he is the third ruler in the kingdom.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with purple, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made proclamation concerning him, that he should rule as one of three in the kingdom.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 5:29


5:27 Art found wanting - There is no weight nor worth in thee; thou hast made light of God, and the Lord makes light of thee.

5:28 PERES - Separated, divided, broken. Phars signifies two things, broken off, and Persian; noting that, first, this kingdom was broken down from Belshazzar. Secondly, that it was given to the Persians.

5:31 Darius the Mede - This was he that with Cyrus besieged and took Babylon.


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