God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory. And in the days of these final ten kings shall the god of heaven set up a kingdom which. I looked, and there before me stood a tree in the middle of the land. Daniel 1011 niv daniels vision of a man in the bible gateway. Daniel 10 commentary daily verse, scripture by topic. A study of the book of daniel the church of christ in zion. Daniel 11 is not understood nearly as well as daniel 2, 7 and 8. I saw, and behold, a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great. If you would like to know gods program for the future, it is essential that you understand this book of daniel. In chapter 1 we hear how the king realised that the people of god were filled with wisdom and understanding. Daniels vision of a man in the third year of cyrus king of persia, a revelation was. No, daniel did not write all of the book of daniel. Remember, cyrus had conquered babylon in fulfillment of a prophecy god had given to isaiah over 100 years earlier isaiah 44. Book of daniel chapter 11 bible study a tale of three madmen.
This introduction is quite extensiveall of chapter 10. Chapters 1011 this is by far the most complex passage in all of scripture with 5 historically validated prophecies fulfilled within the span of just a few hundred years. Book of daniel bible study commentary chapter 10 daniel chapter 10. Verse 22 notes his removal of the high priest onias iii, antiochus sold the priesthood twice over, first to. Daniel 10, new international version niv the bible app. The remainder of the book correlates the nation israel with this program. Chapter 4 was written by king nebuchadnezzar, or more likely, one of king nebuchadnezzars scribes. This chapter and the two next which conclude this book make up one entire vision and prophecy, which was communicated to daniel for the use of the church, not by signs and figures, as before ch.
Daniel 10, new living translation nlt the bible app. And there shall be a time of trouble, straitness, and distress such as never was since there was a nation till that time. Daniel chapter 4 records a public decree of king nebuchadnezzar to all peoples, nations and languages. For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to human standards in regard to the body. The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached unto heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth. Daniel had been in great and serious prayer for three full weeks daniel 10. The understanding of the message came to him in a vision. Daniel chapter 10 is an interesting unique chapter in the bible. Let us consider some specific reasons why we should extend our understanding of daniels last prophecychapters 10 to 12.
Chapters 10, 11 and 12 in the book of daniel make up daniels final vision, describing a series. The opposition between bestial and human life, set forth here, is a key to interpret the symbolism in the seventh chapter concerning the beasts and the son of man. Free bible commentaries on daniel and the revelation, ezra, amos, isaiah. The book of daniel verse by verse chapter 9 daniels. In the third year of cyrus king of persia a message was revealed to daniel, who was named belteshazzar. Shut up the words, and seal the book when a prophet received a prediction concerning what was at a considerable distance of time, he shut his book, did not communicate his revelation for some time after. If this is a description of god, it can only refer to jesus christ who was manifest in the flesh, etc. The detail study of revelation will uncover many new prophecies and understandings of the end times. Daniel 10 niv daniels vision of a man in the bible. The child of god may for a time give way to the impulses of his old fleshly infirmity.
The angel informs him that seventy weeks have been decreed for them, and then gives a detailed but cryptic description of those weeks. There will be four kings of persia, and the last will make war on greece. It is one of conflict and warfare but not exactly the type you are likely to see on the 6 oclock news. In the book of daniel god is called the god of heaven four times chap. Chapters 10, 11 and 12 in the book of daniel make up daniels final vision, describing a series of conflicts between the unnamed king of the north and king of the south leading to the time of the end, when israel will be vindicated and the dead raised to shame or glory. Punished with insanity for his haughtiness, he sinks to the level of the beasts illustrating psalms 49. I do not worship idols made by human hand, daniel replied, i worship the living god who made heaven and earth and who is lord over all living creatures.
The term truth bdb 54 is the ot counterpart to pistis in koine greek. The understanding of the message came to him in a vision2 at that time i, daniel, mourned for three weeks. Daniel 10 niv daniels vision of a man in the bible gateway. The end times according to daniel part three, chapters 1012. Nebuchadnezzar the king, to all peoples, nations, and languages that dwell in all the earth. Daniels vision of a man in the third year of cyrus king of persia, a revelation was given to daniel who was called belteshazzar. Daniel with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Chapter 10 and the first verse of chapter 11 introduce the vision described in detail in chapter 11. Although the entire book is traditionally ascribed to daniel the seer, chapters 16 are in the voice of an anonymous narrator, except for chapter 4 which is in the form of a letter from king nebuchadnezzar. In the time of those kings, the god of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor will it be left to another people. This verse is transposed in the septuagint with the following verse, and is rendered, and its appearance was great, and its top approached to the heavens, and its breadth, equivalent to branches filled. Its basic meaning is to be firm and, thereby, faithful and true. This date in the book of daniel can be crosschecked with dates in surviving persian records and can be related accurately to our modern calendar. Daniel, chapter 4 king james version christian answers webbible.
Daniel 1, new international version niv the bible app. Verse click for chapter new international version these are the visions i saw while lying in bed. The angel giving the vision to daniel explained that he had come to give daniel an understanding. Ashpenaz was to teach them to speak and write the language of the chaldaeans. It isnt merely a therapeutic exercise for the one who prays. The greatest tribute we can pay to our spiritual forefathers is to advance the knowledge of bible prophecy which they handed down to us. In chapter 10, daniel tells of a revelation he received during the third year of king cyrus of persias reign. Verses provide a brief description of the events leading up to the vision. Did nebuchadnezzar write chapter 4 of the book of daniel. Jeremiah had cautioned the captives to live in babylon peaceably and prosper because after 70 years they would return to their homeland jer. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone whose name shall be found written in the book of gods plan for his own.
To help you keep track of them all see the written version, the end times according to daniel part 3. It will crush all those kingdoms and bring them to an end, but it will itself endure forever. You see, it is the personal testimony of a man who at the time of writing was the most powerful person in the entire earth. In the three earlier chapters we read how king nebuchadnezzar was brought into an awareness of the most high god. Strengthened by his riches, he shall stir up all kingdoms, even that of greece. For angels are not his adversaries, but his fellowservants and brethren revelation 22. I thought it good to declare the signs and wonders that the most high god has worked. A man dressed in linen, with a belt of pure gold round his waist 6 his body was like beryl, his face looked like lightning, his eyes were like fiery torches, his arms and his face had the gleam of burnished bronze, the sound of. Revelation explained verse by verse, chapter by chapter. Regarding this verse, expositors states, the persian king who invaded greece was, of course, xerxes, who reigned 485464 b. A study of the book of daniel the church of christ in. The prophecy of daniel 11 includes amazing details about great empires, political developments and endtime powers that would affect the jewish people.
Nebuchadnezzars dream of a great tree 10 in these visions of my mind as i was lying in bed, i saw this come to pass. Apr 19, 2016 chapter 8 vision of the ram and hegoat. Daniels vision concerned a great war that was coming. In the bible, the prophecy of seventy weeks chapter 9 of the book of daniel is a prophecy given to daniel by the angel gabriel in response to daniels prayer for god to act on behalf of his people and city i. Chapters 10, 11 and 12 in the book of daniel make up daniels final vision, describing a series of conflicts between the unnamed king of the north and king of the south leading to the time of the end, when israel will be vindicated and the dead raised to shame or glory the book of daniel was written in reaction to the persecution of the jews by the greek king antiochus iv. Book of daniel bible study chapter 11 a tale of three madmen.
Book of daniel chapter 4 bible study nebuchadnezzar and the. This section deals exclusively with the times of the gentiles. I looked, and there before me stood a tree in the middle of the. This word is used five times in chapter 9 and eleven times in chapter 10. This chapter 9 is one of the most powerful chapters of prophecy in the entire bible. He began and ended the narrative with praise, and in between told why he converted to such worship of the true god. And at that time of the end michael shall arise, the great angelic prince who defends and has charge of your daniels people. I looked, and there before me stood a tree in the middle of. From chapter 2, verse 4, through chapter 7, daniel is in aramaic, the gentile and diplomatic language of daniels day. This is a long chapter, and you will have to roll up your sleeves and pitch in with me as we look at it. Chapter 10 of the book of daniel forms an introduction to a prophetic vision, a vision which is further detailed in chapter 11 and finally concluded in daniel chapter 12.
Nov 01, 2017 the book of daniel lays the basis for the book of revelation. Daniel, chapter 12 king james version christian answers. Its message was true and it concerned a great war the understanding of the message came to him in a vision2 at that time i, daniel, mourned for three weeks. We saw last time that an angel was sent to daniel to bring him an important prophetic message, yet it took 21 days to reach daniel because of conflict in the angelic realm. These he carried off to the temple of his god in babylonia and put in the treasure house of his. During this time of his indirect government god puts the authority over the earth into the hands of heathen nations until his blessed one, the lord jesus, shall take over the. Be tween verse 35 and 36 we must put a long, unreckoned period of time. Daniel chapter 4 explained discover the 66 books of the. The book of daniel lays the basis for the book of revelation. There was a tree in the midst of the land, and its height was great. The introduction to the prophecy of daniel 11 is given in the preceding chapter. If you would like to know gods program for the future, it is essential that you.
It is translated as matter, word, message, or revelation. Gabriel is only mentioned by name 4 times in the entire bible, twice here in daniel and twice in the book of luke verses 1. Chapter 12 then provides a final broad overview of the prophecies of this book, restating the big picture, and closing with comforting words spoken to daniel. Book of daniel chapter 10 bible study commentary lifting.1658 671 660 999 659 1261 317 1190 1022 803 840 482 833 427 626 190 229 1388 760 1616 1091 1422 16 120 1280 895 739 182 499 405 1406 289 336 505 1334 1549 1304 1 950 309 56 1288 652 343 993 80 855 707