48 Then the king gave Daniel high honors and many great (A)gifts, and made him ruler over the whole (B)province of Babylon and (C)chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.

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Nebuchadnezzar's Golden Image

King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits[a] and its breadth six cubits. He set it up on (A)the plain of Dura, in (B)the province of Babylon.

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 3:1 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters

12 There are certain Jews whom you have (A)appointed over the affairs of (B)the province of Babylon: (C)Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, (D)pay no attention to you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.”

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30 Then the king promoted (A)Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in (B)the province of Babylon.

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The King's Banquets

Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned (A)from India to Ethiopia over (B)127 provinces,

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