Just the same, its language is cryptic, almost like a code. Next chapter of daniel the book of daniel, chapter 11 we hope that you find the content of the book of daniel, chapter 11 from the douay rheims version of the catholic bible helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of this chapter. Daniel chapter 11 commentary northwest college of the bible. Daniel according to the sda bible commentary, daniel, authorship, based on the traditional view of both jews and christians, when was the book written. The angel gabriel, in this chapter, performs his promise made to daniel in the foregoing chapter. What we see as important, god sometimes just skips over. White, is widely used within the seventhday adventist churches. Daniel 11 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. In the book of jeremiah he read that the jews would return to jerusalem after 70 years jeremiah 25. May we be doers, as well as believers of his word, least at the last we. Daniel chapter 11 kjv king james version daniel was told to seal it up.
One of the best parts is the last paragraph of the chapter describing jesus. In chapter 2 we saw the image of four metals symbolizing the four great world empires from daniels day to the end of time. We know that daniel prayed three times each day daniel 6. Daniel 11 antiochus and antichrist revisited introduction 1. There are a number of good conservative commentaries on the book of daniel, but i still find the older work of e. The clear word bible, a paraphrase that includes the teachings of ellen g. Ministers should present the sure word of prophecy as the foundation of the faith of seventhday adventists, declared ellen white. In the third year of cyrus king of persia a message was revealed to daniel, whose name was called belteshazzar. Each section of commentary begins with a chapter from the bible and then a versebyverse analysis follows. Gods creation is but a reservoir of means made ready for him to employ instantly to do his pleasure letter 1, 1897.
The study of the prophecies of daniel and revelation is important to the spiritual dynamics of the seventhday adventist church. Seventhday adventist bible commentary set volumes 1 to 9 sda books. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. First, most of the language and imagery used in the passage is similar to the narrative of the exodus from egypt.
You can find the best commentary on daniel for you using the tools on the right side. This introduction is quite extensiveall of chapter 10. As a matter of simple fact, it is impossible to apply the words of this chapter beginning with daniel 11. Here, the angel indicates that he provided strength and confirmation to king darius the mede during his first year of rule.
Chapter 11 matthew henrys commentary bible gateway. The book of daniel begins with king nebuchadnezzar, the ruler of babylon, ransacking jerusalem. The introduction to the prophecy of daniel 11 is given in the preceding chapter. Unsealing daniels mysteries lesson 8 cleansed at last. Commentary on daniel and revelation adventist book center. Start studying the book of daniel sda bible commentary. The kingdom, the power, and the glory, for ever, are the lords. Before the formal commentary begins, there is a sizable section devoted to the books literary, historical and social considerations. Barnes cites the fragmentary commentary of porphory, which is preserved for us in latin by jerome, for support of the view that these verses describe the final chapter of antiochuss career. We read much, in the books of the maccabees, of antiochuss barbarous usage. Daniel 11 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. The fascinating book of daniel teacher s notes page 2 4. Daniel a commentary proceeds linearly through all twelve chapters of the book of daniel. We should strive to see history as god sees it and not strive to.
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. Instead of the temple being destroyed in daniel 89, it is only profaned in 1112 by the setting up of an idol in the holy place 11. Understanding daniel and the revelation plus supplementary material by p. The angel give assurance and comfort to daniel in daniel 10, after the angel had received aid from the angel michael. Our chapter furnishes us with details preparatory to the prophetic revelations made in daniel 11 and daniel 12.
Study the bible online using commentary on daniel 11 and more. He includes what he views as important and omits the rest. Sda seventhday adventist bible commentary vol 9 1962. Leatherman religion department southern adventist university statement of the problem it is clearly evident that the final three chapters of the book of daniel contain unique problems. If we live in the fear of god, and walk according to that rule, peace shall be upon us. Read daniel 11 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Daniel chapter 11 commentary by ron beckham verse 1. Concise presentation notes by charles dailey black underlined words match words in the bible text. According to the sda bible commentary, daniel, title, the naming of ot books after the main hero may indicate authorship as in the case of which book.
This chapter contains one of the most specifically fulfilled prophecies of the bible, predicting history over some 375 years, and to the end, with amazing accuracy. In the book of hebrews chapter 11 we find in the first 22 verses a list of heroes that are first mentioned in the book of genesis. In chapter 9, we will discover its beginning and ending points. This is clearly out of perspective, for the angel told daniel that the vision was to. This versebyverse commentary on the book of daniel represents the labors of a group of contributors and is made available in textbook form for use in our seventhday adventist colleges. Chapter 3 shows the idol worship, chapter 4 the human arrogance, chapter 5 the blasphemy and chapter 6 the deification of man.
Those who hold to the view that the daily refers to. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in persia. The proof was so very conclusive that those who examined the point with candor embraced it at once. It was published to the world by every second advent paper in the land, by books, and by public lectures, as the true date. Temple second edition 2011 thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Historical essays from the sda bible commentary on. I can provide only one possible way of interpreting it. The 2,300year prophecy is the longest time prophecy in the bible. Commentary on daniel and revelation is taken from the two corresponding volumes of the seventhday adventist bible commentary and the paging is the same as. Daniel 11 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. Overall, daniel 1112 is a milder version of what happens during the appointed time of the end. The second part starts in chapter 7 with a second revelation on the four world empires but out of gods sight. 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.
The detail study of revelation will uncover many new prophecies and understandings of the end times. For a long time we have had interpretive difficulties with this part of the book. This chapter continues the story of how the mighty ruler nebuchadnezzar came to capitulate to the god of the captives he brought back from judea. But, that does not rule out future time applications clearly supported by the bible and the spirit of prophecy in daniel 12 as we can see. White and the interpretation of daniel and revelation. The foremost sources are the biblical books of daniel and revelation.
Seventhday adventist bible commentary 1978 revised vols. The angel gabriel, in this chapter, performs his promise made to daniel in the foregoing chapter, that he would show him what should befal his people in the latter days, according to that which was written in the scriptures of truth. The seventhday adventist church holds a unique system of eschatological or endtimes beliefs. Great examples of courage, faith, faithfulness, humility, patience, devotion, etc. Seventhday adventist bible commentary on the daily in daniel.
The angel in daniel 10 confirms king darius chapter outline top. And in the first year of darius the mede, i arose to be an encouragement and a protection for him, the speaker here is an angel of god, and he sends his holy angels to encourage and protect each one. Even the best commentaries on daniel 11 tend to become so bogged down in grecoroman history that they lose sight of the history of gods people. Bible commentary seventhday adventistegw vol 18 pdf. It includes the sevenvolume seventhday adventist bible commentary, the twovolume seventhday adventist encyclopedia, as well as the single volumes seventhday adventist bible dictionary, seventhday adventist bible students source book and handbook of seventhday adventist theology. We must wait until our next chapter, daniel 9, to understand the real significance of this prophecy.
At the end of chapter 1, we were told that daniel continued to the first year of cyrus. Read daniel 11 commentary using commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible. A verse by verse commentary on daniel eleven published by international health institute. 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. God is our guideif men would walk in the path he has made for them, they will have a counselor whose wisdom far exeeds any human wisdom. A reservoir of means god spoke, and his words created his works in the natural world. He ends up taking back the cream of the crop, the most elite and noble israelites, to serve at his court in babylon. The text here is an extension of the last verse of chapter 20. Foretells future world events to come that affects israel.580 577 454 436 397 907 750 952 1269 145 211 88 662 79 475 1029 722 1369 1221 1264 999 738 1004 986 749 838 359 1244 566 242 326 541 1425 252 136 886 261 967 1221 1222 315