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The trick here is to recognise that the "times" is a dual, ie, two times. Note the comments of Ellicott: Time and times and the dividing of time.—This is frequently explained to mean three years and a half. Those who adopt this explanation assume that by “times” a dual is implied, which in Chaldee is represented by the plural. They next assume ...


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LOL - an interesting conclusion. (That there weren’t enough ‘good’ angels.) But let’s add some [possible] understandings... Judah was in captivity - in a foreign land. A land that had, or more accurately, was under ‘other gods. Just exactly the same as when the children of Israel were in Egypt - under the Egyptian gods - and they [Egyptian gods] resisted ...


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The operative word here is סֵפֶר (sepher) = "book", "document". There is no adjective "sacred" in the text. The word סֵפֶר is applied to various writings such as: Those inside the Bible such as, Dan 9:2, Gen 5:1, Ex 24:7, Deut 28:58 Those outside the Bible such as, Num 21:14 Heavenly books such as Ex 32:32, 33 a letter, 2 Sam ...


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What is the significance that time is mentioned as singular, plural, and fractional forms in Daniel 7:25 Apart from the fact that it is generally accepted that - time, times and half a time - is equal to 3 and one 1/2 years, or even 1260 years, if you apply the day for a year biblical rule, one probably should be asking the less than obvious '3-way split' ...


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Let us be very clear about this (Dan 6) - Daniel was "guilty" of the "crimes" he had committed - praying to someone other than Darius. Indeed, in V23 and V27 the King is extremely pleased with Daniel's behavior and integrity. The "problem" here is the translation of the phrase, אֲכַ֤לוּ קַרְצֹ֙והִי֙ which is translated "...


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George R. Law's “Identification of Darius the Mede” makes the connection on page 164: God’s decree took the kingdom from Belshazzar and gave it to Darius the Mede, who actively received the kingdom. In the introduction of Darius the Mede, there is an incidental hint, the approximate sixty-two-year-old age of Darius. The identification method employed in ...


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