14 Indeed (A)God speaks once,
Or twice, yet no one notices it.
15 In a (B)dream, a vision of the night,
When deep sleep falls on people,
While they slumber in their beds,
16 Then (C)He opens the ears of people,
And horrifies them with warnings,

Read full chapter

17 And as for these four youths, (A)God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every kind of [a]literature and expertise; Daniel even understood all kinds of (B)visions and dreams.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Daniel 1:17 Or writing

The King’s Dream

Now in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar [a](A)had dreams; and his spirit was troubled and his (B)sleep [b]left him.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Daniel 2:1 Lit dreamed dreams
  2. Daniel 2:1 Lit was gone upon him

26 The king said to Daniel, whose name was (A)Belteshazzar, “Are you able to make known to me the dream which I have seen and its interpretation?” 27 Daniel answered before the king and said, “As for the secret about which the king has inquired, neither (B)wise men, sorcerers, soothsayer priests, nor diviners are able to declare it to the king. 28 However, there is a (C)God in heaven who reveals secrets, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will take place in the [a](D)latter days. This was your dream and the (E)visions [b]in your mind while on your bed.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Daniel 2:28 Lit end of the days
  2. Daniel 2:28 Lit of your head

I saw a (A)dream and it startled me; and these appearances as I lay on my bed and the (B)visions [a]in my mind kept alarming me. So I gave orders to (C)bring into my presence all the wise men of Babylon, so that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream. Then the (D)soothsayer priests, the sorcerers, the [b]Chaldeans, and the diviners came in and I related the dream [c]to them, but they could not make its (E)interpretation known to me. But finally Daniel came in before me, whose name is (F)Belteshazzar according to the name of my god, and in whom is [d](G)a spirit of the holy gods; and I related the dream [e]to him, saying, ‘Belteshazzar, (H)chief of the soothsayer priests, since I know that (I)a spirit of the holy gods is in you and (J)no secret baffles you, (K)tell me the visions of my dream which I have seen, along with its interpretation.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Daniel 4:5 Lit of my head
  2. Daniel 4:7 Probably master astrologers, diviners, etc.
  3. Daniel 4:7 Lit before
  4. Daniel 4:8 Or possibly the Spirit of the holy God, and so throughout the ch
  5. Daniel 4:8 Lit before

The Promise of the Spirit

28 [a](A)It will come about after this
That I will (B)pour out My Spirit on all [b](C)mankind;
And your sons and your daughters will prophesy,
Your old men will have dreams,
Your young men will see visions.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Joel 2:28 Ch 3:1 in Heb
  2. Joel 2:28 Lit flesh