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 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 …