Commentary on Daniel 10-12

Last updated: March 24, 2010 English Translation (ESV) 10:1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a word was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar. And the word was true, and it was a great conflict. And he understood the word and had understanding of the vision. 2 In those days I,…

Commentary on Daniel 9

Notes (NET Translation) 1 In the first year of Darius son of Ahasuerus, who was of Median descent and who had been appointed king over the Babylonian empire – 2 in the first year of his reign I, Daniel, came to understand from the sacred books that, according to the word of the LORD disclosed…

Commentary on Daniel 8

Last updated: March 9, 2010 English Translation (ESV) 1 In the third year of the reign of King Belshazzar a vision appeared to me, Daniel, after that which appeared to me at the first. 2 And I saw in the vision; and when I saw, I was in Susa the capital, which is in the…

Commentary on Daniel 7

Last updated: February 25, 2010 English Translation (ESV) 1 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel saw a dream and visions of his head as he lay in his bed. Then he wrote down the dream and told the sum of the matter. 2 Daniel declared, “I saw in my vision by…

Commentary on Daniel 6

Last updated: February 7, 2010 English Translation (ESV) 1 It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom 120 satraps, to be throughout the whole kingdom; 2 and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one, to whom these satraps should give account, so that the king might suffer no loss. 3 Then this Daniel…

Commentary on Daniel 5

Last updated: February 1, 2010 English Translation (ESV) 1 King Belshazzar made a great feast for a thousand of his lords and drank wine in front of the thousand. 2 Belshazzar, when he tasted the wine, commanded that the vessels of gold and of silver that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out of the temple…

Commentary on Daniel 4

Last updated: January 27, 2010 English Translation (ESV) 1 King Nebuchadnezzar to all peoples, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth: Peace be multiplied to you! 2 It has seemed good to me to show the signs and wonders that the Most High God has done for me. 3 How great are his…