DANIEL 6:10

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.”

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Daniel 6:10 Translation & Meaning

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Now when כְּדִ֨י That, used as relative conjunction, and especially (with a preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as preposition of Now
Daniel וְ֠דָנִיֵּאל Danijel, the Hebrew prophet Daniel
knew יְדַ֜ע To inform knew
that דִּֽי That, used as relative conjunction, and especially (with a preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as preposition of that
the writing כְּתָבָא֙ Something written, i.e., a writing, record or book writing
was signed, רְשִׁ֤ים To record signed
he went עַ֣ל To enter; causatively, to introduce he went
into his house; לְבַיְתֵ֔הּ A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
and his windows וְכַוִּ֨ין A window (as a perforation) windows
being open פְּתִיחָ֥ן To open being open
in his chamber בְּעִלִּיתֵ֔הּ A second-story room chamber
toward נֶ֖גֶד Opposite toward
Jerusalem, יְרוּשְׁלֶ֑ם Jerusalem Jerusalem
he ה֣וּא׀ He (she or it); self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are he
kneeled בָּרֵ֣ךְ To bless kneeled
upon עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
his knees בִּרְכ֗וֹהִי A knee knees
three תְּלָתָ֨ה Three or third three
times וְזִמְנִין֩ An appointed occasion times
a day, בְיוֹמָ֜א A day day
and prayed, וּמְצַלֵּ֤א Pray prayed
and gave thanks וּמוֹדֵא֙ To praise gave thanks
before קֳדָ֣ם Before before
his God, אֱלָהֵ֔הּ God God
as קֳבֵל֙ (adverbially) in front of; usually (with other particles) on account of, so as, since, hence as
he did הֲוָ֣א To exist; used in a great variety of applications (especially in connection with other words) did
aforetime. דְּנָֽה׃ This aforetime

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  • 8  Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

  • 9  Wherefore king Darius signed the writing and the decree.

  • 10  Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.

  • 11  Then these men assembled, and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God.

  • 12  Then they came near, and spake before the king concerning the king's decree; Hast thou not signed a decree, that every man that shall ask a petition of any God or man within thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.




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