The Consequences of an Uncompromising Life, Part 1.
Daniel 1:8– 9,12 October 28,1979
1 In the 3rd year of the regime of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon concerned Jerusalem as well as besieged it. 2 The Lord offered Jehoiakim king of Judah right into his hand, in addition to a few of the vessels of your house of God; as well as he brought them to the land of Shinar, to your house of his god, as well as he brought the vessels right into the treasury of his god.
3 Then the king gotten Ashpenaz, the principal of his authorities, to generate a few of the boys of Israel, consisting of a few of the royal household as well as of the nobles, 4 young people in whom was no flaw, that were attractive, revealing knowledge in every branch of knowledge, gifted with understanding as well as critical understanding, as well as that had capability for offering in the king’s court; as well as he purchased him to instruct them the literary works as well as language of theChaldeans 5 The king selected for them an everyday distribution from the king’s selection food as well as from the white wine which he consumed, as well as selected that they need to be enlightened 3 years, at the end of which they were to go into the king’s individual solution. 6 Now amongst them from the boys of Judah were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael as well asAzariah 7 Then the leader of the authorities designated brand-new names to them; as well as to Daniel he designated the name Belteshazzar, to Hananiah Shadrach, to Mishael Meshach as well as to Azariah Abed- nego.
8 But Daniel comprised his mind that he would certainly not befoul himself with the king’s selection food or with the white wine which he consumed; so he looked for approval from the leader of the authorities that he could not befoul himself. 9 Now God approved Daniel support as well as concern in the view of the leader of the authorities, 10 as well as the leader of the authorities claimed to Daniel, “I hesitate of my lord the king, that has selected your food as well as your beverage; for why should he see your faces looking even more haggard than the young people that are your very own age? Then you would certainly make me waive my head to the king.” 11 But Daniel claimed to the movie director whom the leader of the authorities had actually selected over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael as well as Azariah, 12 “Please examination your slaves for 10 days, as well as allow us be provided some veggies to consume as well as water to consume alcohol. 13 Then allow our look be observed in your existence as well as the look of the young people that are consuming the king’s selection food; as well as manage your slaves according to what you see.”.
14 So he paid attention to them in this issue as well as checked them for 10 days. 15 At completion of 10 days their look appeared far better as well as they were fatter than all the young people that had actually been consuming the king’s selection food. 16 So the movie director remained to keep their selection food as well as the white wine they were to consume alcohol, as well as maintained providing veggies.
17 As for these 4 young people, God provided understanding as well as knowledge in every branch of literary works as well as knowledge; Daniel also recognized all sort of visions as well as desires.
18 Then at the end of the days which the king had actually defined for offering them, the leader of the authorities offered them prior toNebuchadnezzar 19 The king chatted with them, as well as out of them all not one was located like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael as well as Azariah; so they went into the king’s individual solution. 20 As for every single issue of knowledge as well as recognizing regarding which the king consulted them, he located them 10 times far better than all the illusionists as well as magicians that remained in all his world. 21 And Daniel proceeded till the initial year of Cyrus the king.
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