Paul began this letter like many others with a greeting. However, he had a co-writer with him Timothy, since they were both servants of Christ. Thus, they offered the grace and peace of the Lord God to the Christian community and its leaders in Philippi.
“Then the Chaldeans
Said to the king,
Tell your servants
We will reveal
The Chaldean wise men responded directly to the king. They greeted him in Aramaic with the salutation that he might live forever, as was the Persian and later Islamic custom. Notice that they spoke in Aramaic, another indication of a later work. These Chaldeans told the king that they would be able to interpret his dream for him.