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Daniel 2:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The king answered and said, I know of a certainty that ye would gain time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The king replied, “I know for certain that you are bargaining for time, inasmuch as you have seen that the command from me is firm,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The king answered and said, I know of a certainty that ye would gain time, because ye see the word is gone forth from me;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The king answered and said, Of a certainty, I know, that, time, ye, would gain,—merely because ye see that, unalterable, from me, is the word:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The king hath answered and said, 'Of a truth I know that time ye are gaining, because that ye have seen that the thing is gone from me,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The king answered and said: I know for certain, that you seek to gain time, since you know that the thing is gone from me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The King answered, and said, I know of certeinty that ye would gaine the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the king answered and said, I verily know that ye are trying to gain time, because ye see that the thing has gone from me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The king 4430
{4430} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4428; a king.
answered 6032
{6032} Prime
עַנָה
`anah
{an-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6030.
z8750
<8750> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 141
and said, 560
{0560} Prime
אַמַר
'amar
{am-ar'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0559.
z8750
<8750> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 141
I 576
{0576} Prime
אֲנָא
'ana'
{an-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0589; I.
know 3046
{3046} Prime
יְדַע
y@da`
{yed-ah'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3045.
z8751
<8751> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 72
of 4481
{4481} Prime
מִן
min
{min}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4480.
certainty 3330
{3330} Prime
יַצִּיב
yatstsiyb
{yats-tseeb'}
(Chaldee); from H3321; fixed, sure; concretely certainty.
that x1768
(1768) Complement
דִּי
diy
{dee}
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668; that, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of.
ye 608
{0608} Prime
אַנְתּוּן
'antuwn
{an-toon'}
(Chaldee); plural of H0607; ye.
would gain 2084
{2084} Prime
זְּבַן
z@ban
{zeb-an'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to the root of H2081; to acquire by purchase.
z8750
<8750> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 141
the time, 5732
{5732} Prime
עִדָּן
`iddan
{id-dawn'}
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to that of H5708; a set time; technically a year.
because 6903
{6903} Prime
קְבֵל
q@bel
{keb-ale'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6905; (adverbially) in front of; usually (with other particles) on account of, so as, since, hence.
3606
{3606} Prime
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3605.
x1768
(1768) Complement
דִּי
diy
{dee}
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668; that, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of.
ye see 2370
{2370} Prime
חַזָא
chaza'
{khaz-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H2372; to gaze upon; mentally to dream, be usual (that is, seem).
z8754
<8754> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 231
x1768
(1768) Complement
דִּי
diy
{dee}
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668; that, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of.
the thing 4406
{4406} Prime
מִלָּה
millah
{mil-law'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4405; a word, command, discourse, or subject.
is gone 230
{0230} Prime
אַזָד
'azad
{az-zawd'}
(Chaldee); of uncertain derivation; firm.
z8754
<8754> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 231
from 4481
{4481} Prime
מִן
min
{min}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4480.
me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Daniel 2:8

_ _ gain ... time — literally, “buy.” Compare Ephesians 5:16; Colossians 4:5, where the sense is somewhat different.

_ _ the thing is gone from me — (See on Daniel 2:5).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Daniel 2:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
gain:
Chal, buy,
Ephesians 5:16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Colossians 4:5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
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