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Daniel 4:29-31 International Standard Version (ISV)

29 About a year later,[a] as the king was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon, 30 he[b] commented to himself,[c] “Isn’t Babylon great? I’ve built a royal palace in it by my own might and power, for the sake[d] of my majesty.”

31 As these words were being spoken by the king, a voice came out of heaven: “King Nebuchadnezzar, this is declared to you:

‘The kingdom has been taken[e] from you!


  1. Daniel 4:29 Lit. At the end of 12 months
  2. Daniel 4:30 Lit. the king
  3. Daniel 4:30 Lit. commented and said
  4. Daniel 4:30 Lit. glory
  5. Daniel 4:31 Or has departed
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Daniel 4:29-31 New International Version (NIV)

29 Twelve months later, as the king was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon, 30 he said, “Is not this the great Babylon I have built as the royal residence, by my mighty power and for the glory of my majesty?”

31 Even as the words were on his lips, a voice came from heaven, “This is what is decreed for you, King Nebuchadnezzar: Your royal authority has been taken from you.

New International Version (NIV)

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