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Daniel 10:10

    Daniel 10:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And, behold, an hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And, behold, an hand touched me, which set me on my knees and on the palms of my hands.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And, behold, a hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then a hand gave me a touch, awaking me, and putting me on my knees and my hands.

    Webster's Revision

    And, behold, a hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands.

    World English Bible

    Behold, a hand touched me, which set me on my knees and on the palms of my hands.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And, behold, a hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands.

    Clarke's Commentary on Daniel 10:10

    A hand touched me - Nothing was apparent or palpable but a hand. A hand had written Belshazzar's fate upon the wall; and the hand is frequently mentioned when the power or majesty of God is intended. Perhaps by hand God himself may be meant. It is remarkable that in a very ancient MS. of the Septuagint, more than a thousand years old, now in the imperial library of Vienna, adorned with paintings which have been engraved for the catalogue of Lambechius, and transferred to that of Nesselius, all the appearances of God are represented by a hand in the clouds.

    Barnes' Notes on Daniel 10:10

    And, behold, an hand touched me - The hand of the angel. Compare Daniel 8:18.

    Which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands - Not "upright," as in Daniel 8:18. That is, he had not strength given him at once to stand erect, but he was partially raised up and enabled to move, though in a feeble and tottering manner. The word used here (נוע nôa‛) means to move to and fro; to waver; to vacillate; and the sense here, as expressed by Gesenius (Lexicon) is, "lo, a hand touched me, and caused me to reel (i. e., to stand reeling and trembling) upon my knees and hands." He was gradually restored to strength.