Daniel 2:2; Daniel 2:4–5; Daniel 2:10; Daniel 3:8; Daniel 4:7; Daniel 5:7; Daniel 5:11

Then the king commanded that dthe magicians, ethe enchanters, the jsorcerers, and kthe Chaldeans be summoned to tell the king his dreams. So they came in and lstood before the king.


Then kthe Chaldeans said to the king in Aramaic,1 mO king, live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation. The king answered and said to kthe Chaldeans, The word from me is firm: if you do not make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you shall be ntorn limb from limb, nand your ohouses shall be laid in ruins.


10 vThe Chaldeans answered the king and said, There is not a man on earth who can meet the king's demand, for no great and powerful king has asked such a thing of any magician or enchanter or vChaldean.


The Fiery Furnace

Therefore at that time certain dChaldeans ecame forward and maliciously accused the Jews.


Then vthe magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers came in, and I told them the dream, but wthey could not make known to me its interpretation.


rThe king called loudly to bring in rthe enchanters, the sChaldeans, and tthe astrologers. The king declared1 to the wise men of Babylon, uWhoever reads this writing, and shows me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold around his neck and vshall be the third ruler in the kingdom.


11 There is a man in your kingdom bin whom is the spirit of the holy gods.1 In the days of your father, clight and understanding and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him, and King Nebuchadnezzar, your fatheryour father the kingdmade him chief of the magicians, renchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers,