The Book of Daniel presents the most difficult level of language of virtually any book in the Old Testament, according to my Hebrew professors. As such, its study is reserved for the higher levels of Hebrew courses.
Daniel was a polyglot. He was a Jew who had been taken captive to Babylon and forced to learn the languages of the king's court. At least ...
The role of Seleucus IV BC 187-175, 20
“In his place (Antiochus III), one will arise (Seleucus IV)
who will send out a tax collector for the glory of the kingdom; but
within a few days he will be destroyed, though not in anger or in
Actually, he would be murdered by his own tax collector.
• Seleucus IV began his rule after his brother’s death, ...
NIV Daniel 12:
1“At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then.
Jesus affirmed this in Matthew 24:
For at that time there will be great tribulation, unmatched from the beginning of the world until now, and never to be seen ...
Michael is called "your prince" because there are two princes referenced in the Bible. Jesus, of course, is the true Prince (son of the King), and is called Michael. But there is a usurper who claims the title, and who is called "the prince of this world."
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world
be cast ...
Why is Michael called “[Daniel's] prince”?
Short Answer: Michael is Christ.
Another way to ask this is: "Is Michael the Archangel the pre-incarnate Christ?"
John Wesley wrote:
"Michael here is commonly supposed to mean Christ."
John Gill wrote similarly:
"[And] is no other than Christ the Son of God, an uncreated Angel; who is &...
Daniel and John represent the same dream from two different vantage points. The difference between Daniel and John in their experience with this vision is that Daniel was living in the time of the beginning of these events (he had this vision in the time of Belshazzar) and everything he saw concerned events that were still future to Daniel's time in history.