Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto Daniel the name
of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego.
The king answered and said to Daniel, whose name was
Belteshazzar, Art thou able to make known unto me the dream which I have seen, and the interpretation thereof?
But at the last Daniel came in before me, whose name was
Belteshazzar, according to the name of my god, and in whom is
the spirit of the holy gods: and before him I told the dream, saying
O Belteshazzar, master of the magicians, because I know that the spirit of the holy gods is
in thee, and no secret troubleth thee, tell me the visions of my dream that I have seen, and the interpretation thereof.
This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as all the wise men
of my kingdom are not able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou art
able; for the spirit of the holy gods is
Then Daniel, whose name was
Belteshazzar, was astonied for one hour, and his thoughts troubled him. The king spake, and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation thereof, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, the dream be
to them that hate thee, and the interpretation thereof to thine enemies.
Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be called, and he will shew the interpretation.
In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing was
true, but the time appointed was
long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision.