دَانِيآل 1

فِي ٱلسَّنَةِ ٱلثَّالِثَةِ مِنْ مُلْكِ يَهُويَاقِيمَ مَلِكِ يَهُوذَا، ذَهَبَ نَبُوخَذْنَاصَّرُ مَلِكُ بَابِلَ إِلَى أُورُشَلِيمَ وَحَاصَرَهَا. ١ 1
In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylonia came to Jerusalem and surrounded the city to cut off all supplies to it.
وَسَلَّمَ ٱلرَّبُّ بِيَدِهِ يَهُويَاقِيمَ مَلِكَ يَهُوذَا مَعَ بَعْضِ آنِيَةِ بَيْتِ ٱللهِ، فَجَاءَ بِهَا إِلَى أَرْضِ شِنْعَارَ إِلَى بَيْتِ إِلَهِهِ، وَأَدْخَلَ ٱلْآنِيَةَ إِلَى خِزَانَةِ بَيْتِ إِلَهِهِ. ٢ 2
The Lord gave Nebuchadnezzar victory over Jehoiakim king of Judah, and he gave him some of the sacred objects from the house of God. He brought them into the land of Babylonia, to the house of his god, and he placed the sacred objects in his god's treasury.
وَأَمَرَ ٱلْمَلِكُ أَشْفَنَزَ رَئِيسَ خِصْيَانِهِ بِأَنْ يُحْضِرَ مِنْ بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ وَمِنْ نَسْلِ ٱلْمُلْكِ وَمِنَ ٱلشُّرَفَاءِ، ٣ 3
The king spoke to Ashpenaz, his chief official, to bring in some of the people of Israel, both of the royal family and of the nobility—
فِتْيَانًا لَا عَيْبَ فِيهِمْ، حِسَانَ ٱلْمَنْظَرِ، حَاذِقِينَ فِي كُلِّ حِكْمَةٍ وَعَارِفِينَ مَعْرِفَةً وَذَوِي فَهْمٍ بِٱلْعِلْمِ، وَٱلَّذِينَ فِيهِمْ قُوَّةٌ عَلَى ٱلْوُقُوفِ فِي قَصْرِ ٱلْمَلِكِ، فَيُعَلِّمُوهُمْ كِتَابَةَ ٱلْكَلْدَانِيِّينَ وَلِسَانَهُمْ. ٤ 4
young men without blemish, attractive in appearance, skillful in all wisdom, filled with knowledge and understanding, and qualified to serve in the king's palace. He was to teach them the Babylonians' literature and language.
وَعَيَّنَ لَهُمُ ٱلْمَلِكُ وَظِيفَةً كُلَّ يَوْمٍ بِيَوْمِهِ مِنْ أَطَايِبِ ٱلْمَلِكِ وَمِنْ خَمْرِ مَشْرُوبِهِ لِتَرْبِيَتِهِمْ ثَلَاثَ سِنِينَ، وَعِنْدَ نِهَايَتِهَا يَقِفُونَ أَمَامَ ٱلْمَلِكِ. ٥ 5
The king counted out for them a daily portion of his delicacies and some of the wine that he drank. These young men were to be trained for three years, and after that, they would serve the king.
وَكَانَ بَيْنَهُمْ مِنْ بَنِي يَهُوذَا: دَانِيآلُ وَحَنَنْيَا وَمِيشَائِيلُ وَعَزَرْيَا. ٦ 6
Among these were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, some of the people of Judah.
فَجَعَلَ لَهُمْ رَئِيسُ ٱلْخِصْيَانِ أَسْمَاءً، فَسَمَّى دَانِيآلَ «بَلْطَشَاصَّرَ»، وَحَنَنْيَا «شَدْرَخَ»، وَمِيشَائِيلَ «مِيشَخَ»، وَعَزَرْيَا «عَبْدَنَغُوَ». ٧ 7
The chief official gave them names: Daniel he called Belteshazzar, Hananiah he called Shadrach, Mishael he called Meshach, and Azariah he called Abednego.
أَمَّا دَانِيآلُ فَجَعَلَ فِي قَلْبِهِ أَنَّهُ لَا يَتَنَجَّسُ بِأَطَايِبِ ٱلْمَلِكِ وَلَا بِخَمْرِ مَشْرُوبِهِ، فَطَلَبَ مِنْ رَئِيسِ ٱلْخِصْيَانِ أَنْ لَا يَتَنَجَّسَ. ٨ 8
But Daniel intended in his mind that he would not pollute himself with the king's delicacies or with the wine that he drank. So he asked permission from the chief official that he might not pollute himself.
وَأَعْطَى ٱللهُ دَانِيآلَ نِعْمَةً وَرَحْمَةً عِنْدَ رَئِيسِ ٱلْخِصْيَانِ. ٩ 9
Now God gave Daniel favor and compassion through the respect that the chief official had for him.
فَقَالَ رَئِيسُ ٱلْخِصْيَانِ لِدَانِيآلَ: «إِنِّي أَخَافُ سَيِّدِي ٱلْمَلِكَ ٱلَّذِي عَيَّنَ طَعَامَكُمْ وَشَرَابَكُمْ. فَلِمَاذَا يَرَى وُجُوهَكُمْ أَهْزَلَ مِنَ ٱلْفِتْيَانِ ٱلَّذِينَ مِنْ جِيلِكُمْ، فَتُدَيِّنُونَ رَأْسِي لِلْمَلِكِ؟». ١٠ 10
The chief official said to Daniel, “I am afraid of my master the king. He has commanded what food and drink you should have. Why should he see you looking worse than the other young men of your own age? The king might have my head because of you.”
فَقَالَ دَانِيآلُ لِرَئِيسِ ٱلسُّقَاةِ ٱلَّذِي وَلَّاهُ رَئِيسُ ٱلْخِصْيَانِ عَلَى دَانِيآلَ وَحَنَنْيَا وَمِيشَائِيلَ وَعَزَرْيَا: ١١ 11
Then Daniel spoke to the steward whom the chief official had assigned over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.
«جَرِّبْ عَبِيدَكَ عَشَرَةَ أَيَّامٍ. فَلْيُعْطُونَا ٱلْقَطَانِيَّ لِنَأْكُلَ وَمَاءً لِنَشْرَبَ. ١٢ 12
He said, “Please test us, your servants, for ten days. Give us only some vegetables to eat and water to drink.
وَلْيَنْظُرُوا إِلَى مَنَاظِرِنَا أَمَامَكَ وَإِلَى مَنَاظِرِ ٱلْفِتْيَانِ ٱلَّذِينَ يَأْكُلُونَ مِنْ أَطَايِبِ ٱلْمَلِكِ. ثُمَّ ٱصْنَعْ بِعَبِيدِكَ كَمَا تَرَى». ١٣ 13
Then compare our appearance with the appearance of the young men who eat the king's delicacies, and treat us, your servants, based on what you see.”
فَسَمِعَ لَهُمْ هَذَا ٱلْكَلَامَ وَجَرَّبَهُمْ عَشَرَةَ أَيَّامٍ. ١٤ 14
So the steward agreed with him to do this, and he tested them for ten days.
وَعِنْدَ نِهَايَةِ ٱلْعَشَرَةِ ٱلْأَيَّامِ ظَهَرَتْ مَنَاظِرُهُمْ أَحْسَنَ وَأَسْمَنَ لَحْمًا مِنْ كُلِّ ٱلْفِتْيَانِ ٱلْآكِلِينَ مِنْ أَطَايِبِ ٱلْمَلِكِ. ١٥ 15
At the end of ten days their appearance was more healthy, and they were better nourished, than all the young men who ate the king's delicacies.
فَكَانَ رَئِيسُ ٱلسُّقَاةِ يَرْفَعُ أَطَايِبَهُمْ وَخَمْرَ مَشْرُوبِهِمْ وَيُعْطِيهِمْ قَطَانِيَّ. ١٦ 16
So the steward took away their delicacies and their wine and gave them only vegetables.
أَمَّا هَؤُلَاءِ ٱلْفِتْيَانُ ٱلْأَرْبَعَةُ فَأَعْطَاهُمُ ٱللهُ مَعْرِفَةً وَعَقْلًا فِي كُلِّ كِتَابَةٍ وَحِكْمَةٍ، وَكَانَ دَانِيآلُ فَهِيمًا بِكُلِّ ٱلرُّؤَى وَٱلْأَحْلَامِ. ١٧ 17
As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and insight in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel could understand all kinds of visions and dreams.
وَعِنْدَ نِهَايَةِ ٱلْأَيَّامِ ٱلَّتِي قَالَ ٱلْمَلِكُ أَنْ يُدْخِلُوهُمْ بَعْدَهَا، أَتَى بِهِمْ رَئِيسُ ٱلْخِصْيَانِ إِلَى أَمَامِ نَبُوخَذْنَاصَّرَ، ١٨ 18
At the end of the time set by the king to bring them in, the chief official brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar.
وَكَلَّمَهُمُ ٱلْمَلِكُ فَلَمْ يُوجَدْ بَيْنَهُمْ كُلِّهِمْ مِثْلُ دَانِيآلَ وَحَنَنْيَا وَمِيشَائِيلَ وَعَزَرْيَا. فَوَقَفُوا أَمَامَ ٱلْمَلِكِ. ١٩ 19
The king spoke with them, and among the whole group there were none to compare with Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. They stood before the king, ready to serve him.
وَفِي كُلِّ أَمْرِ حِكْمَةِ فَهْمٍ ٱلَّذِي سَأَلَهُمْ عَنْهُ ٱلْمَلِكُ وَجَدَهُمْ عَشَرَةَ أَضْعَافٍ فَوْقَ كُلِّ ٱلْمَجُوسِ وَٱلسَّحَرَةِ ٱلَّذِينَ فِي كُلِّ مَمْلَكَتِهِ. ٢٠ 20
In every question of wisdom and understanding that the king asked them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and those who claimed to speak with the dead, who were in his entire kingdom.
وَكَانَ دَانِيآلُ إِلَى ٱلسَّنَةِ ٱلْأُولَى لِكُورَشَ ٱلْمَلِكِ. ٢١ 21
Daniel was there until the first year of King Cyrus.