30 Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East,(A) and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.(B)

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15 When the turn came for Esther (the young woman Mordecai had adopted, the daughter of his uncle Abihail(A)) to go to the king,(B) she asked for nothing other than what Hegai, the king’s eunuch who was in charge of the harem, suggested. And Esther won the favor(C) of everyone who saw her.

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Are you wiser than Daniel[a]?(A)
    Is no secret hidden from you?

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 28:3 Or Danel, a man of renown in ancient literature

13 So the decree was issued to put the wise men to death, and men were sent to look for Daniel and his friends to put them to death.(A)

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28 but there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries.(A) He has shown King Nebuchadnezzar what will happen in days to come.(B) Your dream and the visions that passed through your mind(C) as you were lying in bed(D) are these:(E)

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18 “This is the dream that I, King Nebuchadnezzar, had. Now, Belteshazzar, tell me what it means, for none of the wise men in my kingdom can interpret it for me.(A) But you can,(B) because the spirit of the holy gods(C) is in you.”(D)

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Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom.(A)

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