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. The first view holds fairly closely to what uriah smith wrote in his 1884 book, daniel and the revelation and defends a strong literal interpretation throughout the entire chapter. Brinsmead a verse by verse commentary on daniel eleven published by international health institute 1666 south university boulevard, denver, colorado 80210, u. Since the focus of this prophecy in daniel 11 is what would happen to the jewish people daniel 10. The year reign of jesus starts after armageddon so daniel 12 couldnt possibility follow daniel 11. The remainder of this prophecy is very difficult, and commentators differ much respecting it. In verses 56, we read for the first time in daniel 11 of the king of the south and the king of the north. Up to that point in daniel the chapter divisions represent separate prophetic. Biblical resources, such as the expositors bible commentary, provide the historical explanations for this prophecy. Daniel 11 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Correct daniel 11 commentary with no gaps continuous timeline.
Overall, daniel 11 12 is a milder version of what happens during the appointed time of the end. This was the moment of daniel understanding the scripture writing of truth dan. Daniel 11 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this. A verse by verse commentary on daniel eleven published by international health institute 1666 south university boulevard, denver, colorado 80210, u. Verses 2127 and in his place shall stand up a contemptible person, to whom they had not given the honor of the kingdom. Daniel chapter 11 commentary by ron beckham verse 1. End times signs rapture prophecy timelines explained. Here, the angel indicates that he provided strength and confirmation to king darius the mede during his first year of rule. And behold another one, like a leopard, and it had four wings of a bird on its back, and the beast. A tale of three madmen daniel bible study chapter 12. Revelation chapters 419, is a commentary on the events of daniel s seventieth week daniel 9.
Also, it was the only chapter in the bible that was sealed until the time of. Bible study commentary on the book of daniel chapter 7 concerning his vision and prophecy of the coming world empires. The prophet daniel lived in the sixth century before the birth of jesus. Daniel overview james burton coffman commentaries on the. Compare daniels question and its answer with revelation 10. Included in this publication are the portions of text written by ellen white.
But foretelling the future is not difficult for god. Daniel, book of, a book of the third division of the hebrew bible, the hagiographa, named for a man daniel whose fortunes and predictions are the subject of the book. Daniel 11 explained condensed commentary daniel 11 truth. This chapter contains one of the most specifically fulfilled prophecies of the bible, predicting. 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. Book of daniel bible study chapter 11 a tale of three madmen. The position of the book in the hagiographa, or third division of the old testament the psalms, see ap. The book of daniel bridges the period between the old testament and the new testament 400 years of silence otherwise. Daniel is the foundation to the book of revelation. Daniel 11 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. In this final revelation, details of the ongoing conflict between the kings. This ten division stage of the roman empire is also pictured in the book of revelation. Setting aside earthquake predictions let us turn to the great prophecy given to daniel by the angel gabriel, contained in the eleventh chapter of the book of daniel.
Daniel 8 new international version niv daniel s vision of a ram and a goat. Some may question whether any more are needed, but there are good. Antiochus iv took the title epiphanes, meaning illustrious. On the hypothesis that these chapters refer to this period, it is surprising that there. Book of daniel chapter 11 bible study a tale of three madmen. The book of daniel begins with king nebuchadnezzar, the ruler of babylon, ransacking jerusalem. First, the fourth king of persia xerxes will stir u. Reference seems to be made to the roman empire, the fourth monarchy, in. Introduction to daniel bible exposition commentary. The prophecy of daniel 11 begins with the prediction that three more kings will arise in persia followed by a fourth who would stir up all against the realm of greece verse 2. The book of daniel verse by verse chapter 11 youtube. David guzik commentary on daniel 11, which contains one of the most specifically fulfilled prophecies of the bible, including the rise of the antichrist. Read daniel 11 commentary using commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible.
Chapter 12 forms the end in which we find the faithful remnant again. I encourage your patience as you study daniel 10 11 with me. Daniel 11 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. The new testament refers to every chapter of daniel. This verse should have been joined to the last chapter. If you would like to know gods program for the future, it is essential that you understand this book of daniel. You can find the best commentary on daniel for you using the tools on the right side. Verses 14 of chapter 12 are generally considered part of the paragraph beginning at daniel 11. 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. The most detailed prophecy in the bible life, hope. Most agree that the chapter division, which isolates 12.
There they refused to take food and wine from the king and were given knowledge and insight into dreams and visions by god, and at the end of their training they proved ten times better than all. All quotations are from the nasb unless otherwise noted. The book of revelation could not be understood apart from the book of daniel. Chapter 8 tells us of the second and third empire, chapter 9 of the end of the babylonian captivity and of the messiah and chapters 10 to 11 of the kings of the north syria and the south egypt. The angel gabriel, in this chapter, performs his promise made to daniel in the foregoing. When the book of daniel is examined for content and literary character, it falls naturally into two roughly equal parts which may be designated daniel a. He ends up taking back the cream of the crop, the most elite and noble israelites, to serve at his court in babylon. The prophecy of daniel 11 includes amazing details about great empires, political.
King of the south represents the ptolemies, the leaders of egypt, contrasted often in verse 5, with the king of the north. Daniel 1 the first chapter of the book of daniel tells how daniel and his three companions were among captives taken by nebuchadnezzar ii from jerusalem to babylon to be trained in babylonian wisdom. The book of daniel is especially fitted to be a battlefield between faith and unbelief. Chapter 10 describes daniel s experience of receiving the vision and some hints about spiritual warfare in the heavenly places while chapter 11 is a prophecy detailing wars and kings that span hundreds of years, finally focusing on the cruel reign of antiochus epiphanes.
Daniel 11, new international version niv the bible app. The answer once more identifies the last three and onehalf years of the end period, the time of jacobs trouble, the 1,260 days of revelation 11, 12. Concise presentation notes by charles dailey black underlined words match words in the bible text. Daniel 11 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. This chapter relates the beginning of daniel s last vision, which is continued to the end of the book. The last two chapters 11 and 12 are the last recorded communications with daniel. According to the expositors bible commentary, the third year of cyrus was. Daniel 11 ellicotts commentary for english readers bible hub. There is little in history, secular or sacred, to corroborate this chapter. This is a long chapter, and you will have to roll up your sleeves and pitch in with me as we look at it together.
From antiochus the account seems to pass to antichrist. At the end of chapter 10 we find gabriel talking with daniel. Daniel chapter 11 commentary northwest college of the bible. Daniel 11 god of jewish destiny bible commentaries. What we see as important, god sometimes just skips over. Daniel 1 in the third year of the reign of jehoiakim king. Remember that in chapter ten, god revealed to daniel what would befall his people in the latter end. Nov 06, 2019 the three basic adventist interpretations of the book of daniel 11 are discussed below. To be specific, a demonic spirit called the prince of persia resisted t. The first six chapters contain accounts of faith that inspire both young and old. In defense of the chapter division as we have it in our bibles, a significant change is evident in daniel 12. Judea was between their dominions, and affected by their contests.
This division was anticipated through the four heads of the leopard 7. This book is part of a 9volume set that includes seven volumes of the sda bible commentary, the sda bible dictionary and a special supplement to the commentary, volume 7a which contains pertinent ellen g. We should strive to see history as god sees it and not strive to. 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. Homiletical commentary on the book of daniel, the preachers homiletic commentary. We saw last time that an angel was sent to daniel to bring him an important prophetic message, yet it took 21 days to reach daniel because of conflict in the angelic realm. One of the more fascinating books of the bible is the book of daniel. Reference seems to be made to the roman empire, the fourth monarchy, in its pagan, early christian, and papal states.
He includes what he views as important and omits the rest. In the book of joseph ben gorion, however, it is written that cyrus had a son who succeeded him before the reign of ahasuerus, named cambyses. Next, its clear from the first verse of daniel 12 that the timing backs up to the abomination and rapture because it mentions the unequalled distress, which matches matthew 24. The long introduction of chapter 10 to the fourth and final vision given to daniel is followed in chapter 11 by the revelation of important events beginning with darius the mede 539 b. The angel in daniel 10 confirms king darius chapter outline top.
Daniel takes this to imply the neglect of all other gods, although this does not appear to have been the case. Just the same, its language is cryptic, almost like a code. Every new testament writer uses daniel s prophecies. Although the entire book is traditionally ascribed to daniel the seer, chapters 16 are in the voice of an anonymous narrator, except for chapter 4 which is in the form of a letter from king nebuchadnezzar. Daniel 11 timeline condensed one page commentary video overview daniel 11 explained condensed one page commentary revelation 7. Daniel 8 daniels vision of a ram and a goat bible gateway. Daniel 11 commentary matthew henry commentary on the.
This is the last recorded revelation in daniel, received late in his life shortly before his death 12. Study guide for daniel 11 by david guzik blue letter bible. Chapters 10, 11 and 12 in the book of daniel make up daniel s 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. Daniel 11 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. Instead of the temple being destroyed in daniel 89, it is only profaned in 11 12 by the setting up of an idol in the holy place 11. Study the bible online using commentary on daniel 11 and more. The angel give assurance and comfort to daniel in daniel 10, after the angel had received aid from the angel michael. There are predictions of great earthquakes in the bible and some of them will be. Because of the many intricate components of the prophecy in daniel 11, some scholars have suggested that the book of daniel was written several hundred years later, during the 160s b. If we measure the significance of daniel 11 by the amount of attention that critics give it, then it must be a chapter of great magnitude. Daniel 11 is a part of the last final segment of the book of daniel, comprised of chapters 1012. The meaning of what the angel here says is, that from the time that daniel addressed those ardent prayers to god about the affairs of his people, mentioned chap. Verse 4 foretells the division of alexanders domains among four smaller and. The book of daniel lays the basis for the book of revelation.1459 696 1549 132 1013 1558 1539 1200 985 594 625 94 1477 408 184 1479 767 1027 1316 896 1124 1133 1215 1616 538 1321 1417 1210 928 532 1455 495 421 1274 939 688