So the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates and all the other provincial officials assembled for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up, and they stood before it.

Then the herald loudly proclaimed, “Nations and peoples of every language,(A) this is what you are commanded to do: As soon as you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp,(B) pipe and all kinds of music, you must fall down and worship the image(C) of gold that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up.(D) Whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a blazing furnace.”(E)

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