Book of Daniel

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Book of Daniel


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The Book of Daniel is a book of the Old Testament. It was originally written partly in ancient Hebrew, and partly in Aramaic. The book is set during the Babylonian Captivity, a period when Jews were deported and exiled to Babylon following the first siege of Jerusalem in 597 BC. The book revolves around the figure of Daniel, an Israelite who became a trusted adviser to Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon from 605 BC - 562 BC.

The book has two distinct parts. The first part contains a series of stories (chapters one to six) and the second part contains four apocalyptic visions (chapters seven to twelve). The stories recount the resolve of Daniel and three of his friends to stand firm for God despite persecution.

Read Matthew Henry's Concise Bible Commentary on the Book of Daniel

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