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12:1 And at that time.(the
message begins in chapter 10).shall
stand up, the great prince which stands for the children of you people.
And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was
a nation even to that same time.(when
was this). And at that time people shall be delivered, every
one that is found written in the
12:2 And many of them.(how
many?).that sleep in the
dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life and some to shame
and everlasting contempt..(and
does this mean?)
12:3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament
and they that turn many to righteousness.as
the stars for ever and ever.
translation 'And they that comprehend are as wise as is the brightness
of the sky's expanse (shines upon all) and these many righteous are as
numerous as stars'.
12:4 But you, O Daniel, shut up the words and seal the book, even to
time of the end. Many shall run to and fro.(freeways
everywhere, planes taking people to and fro).and
knowledge shall be increased.(in
the early twentieth century knowledge was estimated to be increasing at
a rate of doubling every ten years; now it doubles every three; the English
language has had a great part in this).
12:7 And I heard the man clothed in linen which was upon the waters
of the river when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven
and sware by him that lives for ever that it shall be for a time, times
and an half.(*).and
when he shall have accomplished to
scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.
12:8-10 And I heard, but I understood not. Then said I, O my Lord,
what shall be the end of these things? And he said, Go thy way, Daniel.
For the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. Many shall
be purified and made white and tried, but the
wicked shall do wickedly and none of the wicked shall understand, but
wise shall understand.
12:11-13 And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken
away and the
abomination that makes desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two
hundred and ninety days. Blessed is he that waits and comes to the thousand
three hundred and five and thirty days. But go you your way till the end
be. For you shall rest and stand in your lot at the end of the days.
Old Testament book is Hosea