Who is the coming stone that would strike and smash these kingdoms. The following outline is provided by collins in his commentary on daniel. Chapter 10 is a prelude to the final vision in the book of daniel. This vision, found in chapters 11 and 12, will cover the history of the jews from daniels day down until the fall of jerusalem in ad 70. The prophecy of daniel 11 is a part of the final recorded revelation given to daniel in chapters 1012. Daniel 12 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. This chapter begins with an account of a time of exceeding great trouble to the people of god, who are comforted with the consideration of michael the great prince being on their side, and with a promise of deliverance, with the resurrection of the dead, and the glorious state of wise and good men upon that, daniel 12. Daniel 12, new international version niv the bible app. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation, even to that time. Daniel 2, new king james version nkjv the bible app. This was because they were wicked too see daniel chapter 5.
And at that time shall michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people. In the explanation given in chapter 9, daniel is assured that the jewish sanctuary would be restored at the end of the seventy years. After the prediction of the troubles of the jews under antiochus, prefiguring the troubles of the christian church under the antichristian power, we. After the prediction of the troubles of the jews under antiochus, prefiguring the troubles of the christian church under the antichristian power, we have here, i.
The book of daniel is preserved in the 12chapter masoretic text and in two longer greek versions, the original septuagint version, c. Daniel himself has not the foggiest notion of the visions meaning, even after the angel gabriel has interpreted the vision for him. The chapter divisions here have been deplored by scholars ever since cardinal hugo butchered the job of dividing them in the th century. Concise presentation notes by charles dailey black underlined words match words in the bible text. Daniel 12 kjv commentary 1 and at that time shall michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people. Daniel does not envisage the universal resurrection as later developed. It is intended to help you better understand some of the background and issues in daniels prophecy. Daniel 12 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. In the third year of cyrus king of persia a message was revealed to daniel, who was named belteshazzar. The rest of the book of daniel, from chapter 8 to 12 were written in hebrew. Even noted scholars hesitate to be dogmatic in their interpretation of this chapter. Pharaohs dream, and josephs interpretation of it, related only.
The final revelation of daniel 10 12 gave daniel more details and a greater, though far from complete, grasp of what it all meant. From verse 4 of this chapter to the end of chapter 7 are in aramaic. Daniel 12 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. He all along showed this friendship in the upper world. That is because it appears the first four verses still cover the interfacing of the angel and daniel.
However, the visions of chapters 812 are in hebrew, as is the introduction. It is suggested that the explanation may be found in the prophetic descriptions of the events following. Daniel 12 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. A critical and exegetical commentary on the book of daniel bibliobazaar. A free bible version and commentary on the book of daniel in easyenglish. Commentary on daniel chapter twelve preteristcentral. This is lesson 2 on daniel 11and all of chapter 12.
An easyenglish commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the book of daniel. Daniel chapter 11 commentary northwest college of the bible. A commentary on the book of daniel by cooper abrams. At that time the time of the end and the incursion of the king of the north into the middle east michael shall stand up, the great prince who stands watch over the sons of your people. His distress and desire to understand more fully is spoken of at the beginning of chapter 10, providing the setting for the entire revelation, including chapter 12. Introduction daniel chapter 8 is a preachers nightmare. The final revelation of daniel 1012 gave daniel more details and a greater, though far from complete, grasp of what it all meant. Verses 1, 2 in the first year of darius the son of ahasuerus, of the seed of the medes, who was made king over the realm of the chaldeans, in the first year of his reign i, daniel, understood by the books the number of the years whereof the word of jehovah came to jeremiah the prophet, for the accomplishing of the desolations of. All that is left is tell you the about the tribulation, jesus second coming, the antichrist and explain what it has to do with our life today. Bible teaching from the book of daniel chapter 12 verses 110.
And d the word was true, and it was a great conflict. 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. Daniel 12 at that time shall arise michael, the great. A good question to ask, when beginning the study of a book in the bible, is what the content of the book adds to the understanding of gods revelation of himself. No account is directly given of that which occupies the interval of seventyfive days between the end of the tribulation and the full blessing of daniel 12.
At that time michael shall stand up, the great prince who stands watch over the sons of your people. In the aramaic language the bible says that he was called the ancient of days. Here is something added more particularly concerning the time of the continuance of those troubles, in what is said to daniel, v. This story is about belshazzar, a local king, who needed the same cure. He ends up taking back the cream of the crop, the most elite and noble israelites, to serve at his court in babylon. Commentary on daniel chapters 1 6 matthew janzen serve yahweh in all circumstances daniel pt.
Concerning this prophet his hebrew name was daniel, which signifies the judgment of god. It signifies 1260 prophetic days or years, beginning from the time when the power of the holy people should be scattered. Daniel chapter 1 kjv king james version in verse 3 the word eunuchs and the king spake unto ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he should bring certain of the children of israel, and of the kings seed, and of the princes. Today we begin a new book of the bible, a book i am excited about studying, and one which i believe we can learn a great deal from.
This commentary is based upon my personal devotional notes and reflections on. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never has been since there was a nation till that time. Daniel 1 tells how daniel and his three companions were among captives taken by. David guzik commentary on daniel 12 describes a time of future trouble destined for israel, and the resolution of resurrection. Bible study commentary on daniel chapter 2 and the vision of the future gentile kingdoms of the earth. Events leading the daniel and the hebrew boys being taken captive. Daniel 1, english standard version 2016 esv the bible app. This chapter relates the beginning of daniels last vision, which is continued to the end of the book. Daniel s vision concerning what would befall his people in the latter days concludes with the appearance of christ, a time of universal trouble consisting in the persecution under nero, the roman civil wars, and destruction of the jewish state, followed by the resurrection of the dead. Brinsmead a verse by verse commentary on daniel eleven published by international health institute 1666 south university boulevard, denver, colorado 80210, u. When it comes to the book of daniel, it is doubtful that any reader will agree with every conclusion of a single commentator, and i disagree with young on a few points. It is evident that in this chapter daniel passes from the political resurrection of the jews under the maccabees to the literal resurrection, which will ensue on the final overthrow of antichrist at the coming of the lord. The angel had told daniel what a firm friend michael was to the church, ch. Daniel refused to do anything that would, in anyones mind, think he was denying god.
A commentary on the book of daniel by pastor galen l. Chapter 10 serves as the introduction, chapter 11 supplies the major content of the revelation, and chapter 12 sums up and concludes the prophecy. Interestingly, chapter one plus the first three verses of this chapter were written in hebrew. And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time. This final chapter of daniel is interpreted in various ways by different schools of scholars. It was said that daniel had understanding in dreams. I am so confused as to why daniel stopped at chapter 12 in the king james version and in a sense i know that there are 14 chapters of daniel. Daniel chapter 12 commentary northwest college of the bible.
The first six chapters tell of four young israelites in the babylonian captivity chapter 1daniel also known as belshazzar, hananiah aka shadrach. Michael signifies, who is like god, and his name, with the title of the great prince, points out the divine saviour. Read daniel 12 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. What happen to the last 2 chapters and why are they not included in the kjv bible. Lehman strauss said this part of the book of daniel is the least read and studied and further, commentators who. Daniel 12 kjv and at that time shall michael stand bible gateway. However, albert barnes in barnes notes on the old testament feels that a break can be made after 12. This is spite of the fact that daniel had a reputation for being able to understand and interpret all kinds of. Chapters 10, 11 and 12 tell us about daniels last dream. This commentary is based upon my personal devotional notes and reflections on the book of daniel. The angel michael is often associated with spiritual battle daniel 10. Comforts, and very precious ones, prescribed as cordials for the support of gods people in those times of trouble.
And when he had spoken this word to me, i stood up trembling. Daniel 12 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. Now at that time michael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise. Daniel 12 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. Sep 16, 2012 bible study september 23, 2019 the unchangeable christ still doing all things well deeper christian life ministry 2,712 watching live now. Baruch is the senior lecturer at the zera avraham institute.
Daniel 12 is a continuation of the angels words to daniel. It is amazing what you learn when you actually study complete books of the bible. Daniel a commentary proceeds linearly through all twelve chapters of the book of daniel. The book of daniel is a 2ndcentury bc biblical apocalypse combining a prophecy of history. Practically all of the critics limit the application to the last days of antiochus, supposing that daniel was totally mistaken about the resurrection which he mentioned, there being no resurrection whatever that marked the closing of the antiochus persecution.
Each section of commentary begins with a chapter from the bible and then a versebyverse analysis follows. Bible study september 23, 2019 the unchangeable christ still doing all things well deeper christian life ministry 2,712 watching live now. The conclusion of the vision of the scriptures of truth. The prophet daniel lived in the sixth century before the birth of jesus. A commentary on the book of daniel daniel chapter twelve.
As we mentioned in our introductory comments, the first few verses of chapter 1 do not seem to be speaking of a single incident, but instead appear to be a summary of the events. Daniel 12 commentary john gills exposition on the whole. Daniel free bible commentary in easy english easyenglish bible. There are a number of good conservative commentaries on the book of daniel, but i still find the older work of e. This chapter is a history, but it is the history of a prophecy, by a dream and the interpretation of it. God also said that he would punish the people in babylon 70 years later. This chapter relates the beginning of daniel s last vision, which is continued to the end of the book. The text here is an extension of the last verse of chapter 20. Before the formal commentary begins, there is a sizable section devoted to the books literary, historical and social considerations. With 45 verses, chapter 11 is the second longest chapter, being fifty percent longer than the average. Daniel certainly knew of jeremiahs prophecies about the destruction and restoration of israel.
In understanding this prophecy it is imperative to understand that daniel 1012 are all one prophecy, not two or three. A commentary on the book of daniel southside christian. The time referred to is daniels 70 th week, which is the tribulation. Daniel 12 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. The book of daniel begins with king nebuchadnezzar, the ruler of babylon, ransacking jerusalem. Today we begin a new book of the bible, a book i am excited about studying, and one. Doughty southside christian church june 2015 introduction. The first six chapters tell of four young israelites in the babylonian captivity chapter 1daniel also known as belshazzar, hananiah aka shadrach, mishael aka meshack, and azariah aka abednego.656 1283 404 1240 1346 149 781 703 1017 39 319 1321 804 1593 700 1551 741 1189 288 606 768 851 390 1474 1073 815 1076 291 244 1106 751 1544 1170 849 716 350 197 384 253 222 679 193 381 836 98 1201 468 95