The book of Daniel / v. 25

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Author / Creator:Buchanan, George Wesley.
Imprint:Lewiston, NY : Mellen Biblical Press, c1999.
Description:xxx, 511 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:The Mellen biblical commentary. Old Testament series ; v. 25
Mellen biblical commentary. Old Testament series ; v. 25.
Subject:Bible. -- Daniel -- Commentaries.
Bible. -- Daniel.
Commentaries.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4408296
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ISBN:0773424709
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Purpose of the Introduction
  • Midrash
  • Cyclical time
  • The Historical Period Involved
  • The time period
  • Typology
  • Rules of Rhetoric
  • Kind of Literature
  • Literary Forms
  • Inclusion
  • Chiasms
  • Relevant Details
  • The Tetragrammaton
  • Political Points
  • The reign of Jehoiakim
  • Nebuchadnezzar came to Jerusalem
  • The Lord gave Jehoiakim into his hand
  • Some of the vessels of the house of God
  • The land of Shinar
  • His chief eunuch
  • Some of the children to Israel
  • Without blemish
  • He should teach them
  • Literature and the Chaldean language
  • The king's food and wine
  • Three years
  • There were among them
  • The chief eunch gave them [different] names
  • Daniel
  • Daniel ... would not defile himself
  • The king's food and wine
  • Give us some vegetables
  • I am afraid
  • Test, if you will, your servants for ten days
  • Their appearances seemed ... healthier
  • God gave these four youths knowledge
  • At the end of the period
  • They stood before the king
  • Daniel was [there] until the first year of king Cyrus
  • During the second year
  • Nebuchadnezzar had dreams
  • He could not sleep
  • Ordered [someone] to call the magicians
  • The Chaldeans spoke to the king in Aramaic
  • King, live for ages!
  • Tell the dream to your servants
  • The word from me is publicly known
  • You will be cut into pieces
  • You are trying to gain time
  • Answered before the king
  • No one on earth
  • Except the gods whose living is not with flesh
  • The matter which the king asks is difficult
  • The king became furious
  • The chief executioner
  • Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah
  • He would show the interpretation
  • Receive mercy from the God of heaven
  • Concerning this mystery
  • He blessed the God of heaven
  • From the [current] age to the age [to come]
  • He changes the times and the seasons
  • He removes kings, and he establishes kings
  • He gives wisdom to the wise
  • He reveals the deep things and mysteries
  • God of my fathers
  • Destroy the wisemen of Babylon
  • Hurried and brought Daniel before the king
  • A man who is a Jew
  • Makes known to King Nebuchadnezzar
  • The last days
  • Davidic-Solomonic rule
  • Thoughts went out to you
  • More wisdom than any other living being
  • That which will take place
  • You may know the thoughts of your mind
  • You were watching. Now look!
  • Its appearance was frightening
  • This statue
  • Its legs were of iron
  • Partly iron and partly clay
  • Became a huge mountain
  • Is told before the king
  • You, O King, are the king of kings
  • God of heaven has given the kingdom
  • You are the head of gold
  • After you will raise another kingdom
  • Will rule over all the land
  • A fourth kingdom, strong as iron
  • It will break and shatter all of these
  • The feet and toes
  • Part of them potter's clay and part of them iron
  • A kingdom that will be for the ages
  • Its kingdom will not be left to another people
  • It will bring an end to all of these kingdoms
  • What will happen after this
  • The dream is sure
  • Worshiped Daniel
  • Revealer of mysteries
  • Administration of the country
  • The gate of the king
  • During the eighteenth year
  • From India to Ethiopia
  • The dedication
  • Statue which Nebuchadnezzar set up
  • In the Dura Valley
  • The king sent [someone] to gather
  • All peoples, nations, and ... languages
  • Every kind of music
  • Fell down and worshiped the golden statue
  • Chaldean men came forward
  • Said malicious things about
  • If you are prepared
  • Thrown into the flaming, fiery furnace
  • Is there a god that will deliver you?
  • We have no need
  • Look! There is a God
  • We will not worship your god
  • He will save us
  • From your hand
  • But even if not
  • The expression on his face changed
  • Fell into the flaming, fiery furnace
  • Coats, trousers, turbans
  • The flame of the fire killed these men
  • Answered and said
  • But I see four men released
  • The fourth is like a Son of God
  • The midst of the fire
  • Most High God
  • Who sent his angel
  • They did not worship or bow down
  • Who says anything against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego
  • To all peoples, nations, and ... languages
  • God has performed with me
  • A kingdom of the age
  • The Prayer of Azariah and Hymn of the Jewish Captives
  • I, Nebuchadnezzar
  • Nebuchadnezzar was comfortable
  • Generation and generation
  • The magicians, enchanters, sorcerers, ... came
  • Belteshazzar, named after my gods
  • In whom was the spirit of the holy gods
  • Told the dream before
  • Belteshazzar, great magician
  • The spirit of the holy gods is in you
  • A tree in the midst of the land
  • Its height touched heaven
  • Underneath it was sheltering beasts
  • Leave the stump from its roots
  • The visions of my head
  • A watcher, a holy one from heaven
  • The mind of a beast will be given to it
  • An iron and brass band
  • The dew of heaven
  • His lot will be with the beasts
  • Seven times will pass over it
  • A decree of the watchers
  • The Most High rules the kingdom of human beings
  • Gives it to whomever he will
  • He appoints over it the humblest of people
  • All the wisemen of my kingdom
  • The spirit of the holy gods
  • Daniel ... was puzzled
  • Do not let the dream ... trouble you
  • May the visions of your dream be for your enemies
  • Whose height reached heaven
  • The one who has become great and strong
  • OG Your mind has been supercilious
  • They will drive you
  • Seven times
  • You know the sovereignty is from Heaven
  • Redeem your sins
  • Walking on the [roof of the] palace
  • Is not this great Babylon?
  • Which I have built
  • The glory of my majesty
  • The kingdom has been taken from you
  • I lifted up my eyes to heaven
  • What are you doing?
  • I was confirmed over my kingdom
  • At the end of [the previously determined] days
  • My time of redemption came
  • The troops of heaven and the residents of the land
  • His rule is the rule of the age
  • Those who walk in pride he is able to humble
  • The Septuagintal Ending
  • King Belshazzar
  • Made a huge feast
  • He drank wine before the thousand
  • Bring the vessels of gold and silver
  • They praised the gods of gold
  • Suddenly the fingers of a man reached out
  • The king saw the hollow of the hand that wrote
  • All the king's wisemen came
  • His loins were loosened
  • The enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the counselors
  • Anyone who reads the writing
  • Because of the words of the king
  • The queen entered the drinking house
  • Do not let your mind be alarmed
  • There is a man
  • Daniel was brought before the king
  • I have heard about you
  • My father, the king, brought from Judah
  • But they were not able
  • The spirit of the gods is in you
  • You are able
  • A gold chain around your neck
  • Let your gifts be for yourself
  • Nebuchadnezzar, your father
  • He was driven from among human beings
  • Now you, his son, Belshazzar
  • Have not humbled your mind
  • God in whose hand is your breath
  • Muh-nay, muh-nay, tuh-kayl, oo-far-seen
  • God has measured your kingdom and concluded it
  • Weighed in the scales
  • Medes and the Persians
  • A gold chain around his neck
  • Belshazzar, the king of the Chaldeans, was killed
  • Darius the Mede
  • 120 governors
  • So the king would not suffer loss
  • Trying to find out a complaint against Daniel
  • The den of lions
  • In the law of his god
  • Offers prayer
  • Except you, O king
  • Law of the Medes and the Persians
  • When Daniel found ... the document had been signed
  • In his roof chamber windows that opened towards Jerusalem
  • Three times that very day
  • Found Daniel praying
  • Have you not signed a prohibition?
  • Anyone who prays
  • Daniel, ... among the exiles of the Jews
  • He tried to save him
  • The stone was brought ... at the mouth of the den
  • Law of the Medes and the Persians
  • Be informed, O king
  • The den of lions
  • Sleep fled from him
  • He went hurriedly to the den of lions
  • Servant of the God of life
  • King, live for ages
  • I was found virtuous before him
  • God sent his angel
  • The men were brought before him
  • They, their children, and their wives
  • The God of Daniel
  • His kingdom will not be destroyed
  • He wrote down the dream
  • His rule is until the end
  • Belshazzar, king of Babylon
  • Daniel dreamed a vision
  • The beginning of his words
  • I was seeing visions
  • The four winds of heaven
  • Forcing [the waves] of the ... Sea
  • Four huge beasts came up from the sea
  • Like a lion with wings of an eagle
  • A human mind was given to it
  • Like a bear
  • It had ten horns
  • Rise up and eat lots of flesh
  • Like a leopard
  • Terrible, frightening, and very strong
  • Another horn, a small one
  • Eyes of a human being
  • A mouth speaking extensively
  • He made war with the saints
  • Thrones were set up
  • The Ancient of Days sat down
  • His clothes were white as snow
  • His throne was surrounded with fire
  • A hundred million stood up ... before him
  • A million [assistants] served him
  • The court sat
  • The books [of the contenders] were opened
  • The many words which the horn was speaking
  • The beast was killed
  • The rest of the beasts' kingdoms
  • I kept on observing in the visions
  • With the clouds of heaven
  • Came one like a Son of man
  • To the Ancient of Days
  • To him was given
  • Ruling authority of an age
  • His kingdom would not be destroyed
  • I Daniel
  • My breath
  • The visions in my head alarmed me
  • One of those standing there
  • Are four kings
  • Rising up from the ground
  • The saints of the Most High will receive the kingdom
  • I wanted [to know] the truth
  • Different from all the rest
  • The ten horns which were on its head
  • The horn which had eyes and a mouth
  • Made war with the saints
  • Then the time arrived
  • Another king will arise after them
  • He will exhaust the saints of the Most High
  • He will try to change the calendar and the religion
  • They will be given into his hand
  • The court will sit in judgment
  • His authority will be removed
  • The greatest kingdom under all the heavens
  • To the saints of the Most High
  • All ruling authorities will serve and obey it
  • Here is where the word ends
  • Daniel 7 and Ancient Court Sessions
  • Antiochus on Trial
  • The Participants
  • Divine Symbols
  • Judgment Day and Jewish Feasts
  • The kingdom of King Belshazzar
  • A vision appeared to me
  • I Daniel
  • I was in Susa the capital ... of Elam
  • Alongside the River of Ulai
  • A ram
  • The larger one came up last
  • Westward, northward, and southward
  • A goat came from the West
  • A conspicuous horn between his eyes
  • He threw him to the ground and trampled him
  • The large horn was broken
  • From one of them went out a small horn
  • To the south, to the east, and to the glorious land
  • It grew until it reached the troops of Heaven
  • It trampled some of them
  • The military general
  • The place of his temple was thrown down
  • An army was directed against the continual offering
  • He acted and was successful
  • How long is the vision?
  • He said to me
  • The sanctuary will be vindicated
  • The vision is for the time of the end
  • Something like the appearance of a man
  • I fell on my face
  • The ram which you saw with two horns
  • The male goat was the king of the Greeks
  • At the end of their kingdoms
  • A king of a defiant countenance
  • Not by his own power
  • He will be frightfully destructive
  • Including the people of the saints
  • Deceit will in his hand prosper
  • Take a stand against the leading military general
  • He will be broken
  • The vision of the evening and the morning
  • Seal up the vision, for it belongs to many days
  • The work of the king
  • Chapter Nine
  • The first year of Darius
  • I, Daniel, was studying in the books
  • Fasting, sack cloth, and ashes
  • Prayed to Yehowah
  • Prayers of Solomon and Daniel
  • The Prayer of Hezekiah
  • God, great and terrible
  • Extend your ears
  • Open your eyes
  • Look at our desolations
  • All the lands
  • O Lord, great and terrible
  • Who keeps treaty
  • Who love him
  • We have sinned
  • We have committed iniquity
  • We have behaved wickedly
  • Turned away from your commandments
  • The prophets who spoke in your name
  • Our kings, our generals, and our fathers
  • All the people of the land
  • Yours is righteousness
  • Ours is the shame
  • Both near and far
  • In all the lands where you have pushed them
  • To the Lord our God belongs mercy and forgiveness
  • We have not listened to the voice of Yehowah
  • All Israel
  • Poured out upon us
  • The curse and the oath which is written in the Torah
  • Watched over evil
  • As of this day
  • Please turn away your anger
  • Make your face shine
  • Open your eyes
  • Listen
  • O Lord, forgive
  • Over your city and over your people
  • The man Gabriel
  • The word went out
  • Seventy weeks are determined
  • Your people and over your holy city
  • To complete [the punishment required] for transgression
  • Seal the sins
  • Atone the iniquity
  • Introduce ages of righteousness
  • Seal the vision and the prophet
  • Anoint the holy of holies
  • From the going out of the word
  • Seven weeks
  • Until the anointed leader
  • For 62 weeks it will again be rebuilt
  • With streets and suburbs
  • In difficult times
  • The Messiah will be cut off
  • And have no [help]
  • The people of the leader
  • Will destroy the city and the temple
  • Its end will be with a flood
  • Until the end of the war
  • Desolations are predestined
  • He will enforce a treaty on the many for a week
  • For half a week
  • On the wing ... an abomination of desolations
  • The decreed end
  • In the third year of Cyrus, king of Persia
  • The war was extensive
  • I Daniel
  • I was in mourning for three weeks
  • Beside the great river which is the Tigris
  • A man dressed in linen
  • The sound of his voice
  • The men who were with me
  • I saw this great vision
  • My face to the ground
  • Do not be afraid
  • Stand on your feet
  • Humble yourself before God
  • General of the Persian kingdom
  • What will happen to your people
  • Michael, one of the first generals
  • I remained there with the Persian kings
  • Something like a human being
  • Touched my lips
  • My Lord, in the vision
  • Touched me and made me strong
  • I will fight the Persian general
  • The Greek general
  • The Book of Truth
  • Darius the Mede
  • Media and the Succession of Empires
  • The truth
  • Three more kings will arise in Persia
  • As he becomes strong
  • He will stir up ... against the Greek kingdom
  • A mighty king will arise
  • Will be broken into the four winds
  • But not to his posterity
  • Not according to his dominion
  • The Ptolemy Family Tree
  • The Ptolemy Family Tree
  • After some years they will make an agreement
  • The daughter of the King of the South
  • She will not retain the strength of her arm
  • A branch from her roots will arise in his place
  • He...enter the fortress of the king of the North
  • He will bring into captivity to Egypt
  • He will stay away
  • He will return to his own land
  • His sons will ... gather many troops
  • But he will not become strong
  • Spread out and pass over
  • As far as his fortress
  • He will make tens of thousands fall
  • Return and raise a still bigger mob
  • After a few years
  • Many will rise up against the king of the South
  • The sons of the violent ones of your people
  • Capture the fortified city
  • The forces of the South will not stand
  • He will stand on the glorious land
  • Everything will be in his hand
  • He will give him the daughter
  • The daughter of women
  • To destroy it
  • But it will not stand, and it will not be his
  • Put an end to his insolence
  • He will turn his face to the islands
  • Will not be found
  • One will arise in his place
  • The glory of his kingdom
  • In a few days he will be broken
  • A despised person will arise in his place
  • Will not be given to him
  • He will come quietly and seize the kingdom
  • The troops will be utterly swept before him
  • Also the leader of the treaty
  • With a small nation
  • With the richest men of the region
  • That which his fathers had never done
  • But up to a time
  • He will stir up his power
  • These two kings
  • At an appointed time
  • An appointed time
  • The latter [experience] will not be like the first
  • The ships of the Kittim
  • Will come against him
  • He will be emotionally crushed and turned back
  • He will become furious against the holy treaty
  • Those who abandoned the holy treaty
  • Powerful ones
  • Plundered the temple
  • They will turn away the continual offering
  • Those who break the treaty
  • The people who knows its God
  • Those who instruct the people
  • They will stumble
  • For a time
  • They will receive a little help
  • Many will join them with deceptions
  • The appointed time
  • The king will do whatever he wants
  • Until the wrath is completed
  • Will not acknowledge the gods
  • The one beloved of women
  • He will glorify the god of fortresses
  • He will increase in glory
  • He will divide the land for a price
  • Antiochus the Great
  • Royal failure
  • Relevance to dates
  • At the time of the end
  • With cavalry, chariots, and many boats
  • Come to the glorious land
  • Edom, Moab, and most of the Ammonites
  • The land of Egypt will not be able to escape
  • He will leave with great fury
  • He will plant his palatial tents
  • Between the sea and the glorious holy mountain
  • He will come to his end
  • At that time arose
  • Michael the great general
  • It was a time of such oppression
  • As has never been
  • Your people will escape
  • Many who sleep in the dust of the ground
  • To the embarrassment ... of the age
  • Those who provide knowledge
  • Like the luminary of heaven
  • Those who justify the many
  • The time of the end
  • Many will wander
  • Knowledge will increase
  • I Daniel
  • Two were standing
  • These fantastic things
  • The shore of the river
  • Who was above the river
  • How long [will it be] until the end?
  • Swore by the life of the age [to come]
  • A time, two times, and half a time
  • The one who breaks the power of the holy people
  • I heard, but I did not understand
  • The words are closed and sealed
  • The time of the end
  • Many will be purified, whitened, and tested
  • The wicked ones will act wickedly
  • None of the wicked ones will understand
  • But the teachers will understand
  • The provision of the abomination of desolations
  • 1,290 days
  • Blessed are those who wait
  • 1,335 days
  • You will rest and stand in your portion
  • Dan 11:17-12:13 and Sir 36:1-17
  • The last verse of Daniel and the scrolls
  • The significance of Daniel
  • Prophetic deductions
  • Purpose of the study
  • Myth and history
  • Texts
  • Stories of Redemption
  • The Success of Daniel
  • The King's Statue
  • Daniel's drama in stone
  • Scholarly Interpretations
  • Mythic confusion
  • The Lions' Den
  • The Fiery Furnace
  • Trees and Kingdoms
  • Writing on the Wall
  • The Heavenly Court
  • Daniel's dream
  • The plaintiff's mythical title
  • Jubilee justice
  • The function of horns
  • The Day of Atonement
  • Daniel Seven and the Date of Composition
  • The Horns
  • Temple plundered
  • Antiochus stopped
  • Daniel's Exegesis
  • The kingdoms of the South and of the North
  • The battles rage
  • The little help
  • Antiochus III and the Second Ending
  • Problems
  • Confusion of Kings
  • He will come to his end
  • Time periods
  • Beginning and end
  • The Original Readers or Hearers
  • Hasmoneans and the Hasidim
  • Persecution and patriotism
  • Merits and militarism
  • The Structure of the Document
  • Unity problems
  • Medieval insights
  • Biblical anthologies
  • Damiel as redemption literature
  • Committee and composition
  • Daniel and the Canon
  • From Drama to Prophecy
  • Faith and Nationalism after Daniel
  • The Kingdom without End
  • The Sects of Judaism
  • Internal divisions
  • The Nazorean Sect
  • Jews and Christians in the diaspora
  • War torn land
  • Jewish and Christian Conflicts
  • The new Beth-horon
  • Daniel as prophecy
  • The Ethics of Conquest Theology
  • Activist ethics
  • Passive ethics
  • A non-Palestinian illustration
  • Appendix I.. Suzanna
  • Appendix II.. Bel and the Dragon