Daniel with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Daniel free bible commentary in easy english easyenglish bible. In more mundane language, it is an account of the activities and visions of daniel, a noble jew exiled at babylon, its message being that just as the god of israel saved daniel and his friends from. The daniel everyday bible commentary series is very nicely done. Whitcomb, they all follow a similar script and are all similarly useful for study, instruction, and even general reading i am currently reading the daniel commentary just for. Di lella, professor of old testament, and the late louis f. Book of daniel chapter 10 bible study commentary lifting. Further evidence of the book s date is in the fact that daniel is excluded from the hebrew bible s canon of the prophets, which was closed around 200 bc, and the wisdom of sirach, a work dating from around 180 bc, draws on almost every book of the old testament except daniel, leading scholars to suppose that its author was unaware of it. Best commentaries and books on daniel logos bible software. These boys were to be, children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skillful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in.
Book of daniel matthew henrys bible commentary concise. It served as a book of encouragement to the babylonian exiles, whose hearts were no doubt lightened by daniels predictions of the ultimate triumph of israel over her enemies. Daniel bridges the entire 70 years of the babylonian captivity from 605 to 536 b. You can find the best commentary on daniel for you using the tools on the right side. This remarkable piece of scripture has encouraged the faithful for centuries. Study the bible online using commentary on daniel and more. The moody bible commentary is a very readable resource, helpful to the layman, bible study teacher, and serious student alike. These he carried off to the temple of his god in babylonia. Bible daniel daniel the book of daniel is a part of the christian old testament that tells of how daniel, a judean exile at the court of nebuchadnezzar ii, the ruler of babylon, becomes a government official and has many different visions. Daniel 2 new international version niv nebuchadnezzars dream.
In the hebrew bible, and in most recent protestant versions, the book of daniel is limited to its protocanonical portions. Daniel 1 new international version niv daniels training in babylon. Daniel who through the book received revelations from god. Daniel 1 commentary verse by verse commentary bible study. This volume on the book of daniel has been prepared by two distinguished biblical scholars from the faculty of the catholic university of america. Included in this publication are the portions of text written by ellen white.
Index of links to open commentaries on the individual chapters of the book of daniel. David guzik commentary on daniel 1 keeping pure in the face of adversity, gives the introduction to the book of daniel. The author mostly speaks in the third person, except for daniel 8. A verse by verse commentary on the bible book of daniel. The book of ezekiel left the affairs of jerusalem under a doleful aspect, all in ruins, but with a joyful prospect of all in glory again. When jesus was born, some people were waiting for him luke 2. The book implies that daniel was its author in several passages, such as 9. The introductory material to each book provides excellent information, and the actual commentary offers a versebyverse explanation of the text and deals with the important words. This spans the entire period of the babylonian exile. Thank god for the visions and dreams given in the book of daniel. Study daniel using matthew henry bible commentary complete to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning.
It would be worthwhile and advisable to read the page on bible prophecy symbols first to gain a comprehensive understanding of the many bible symbols before beginning. You will also find options for commentaries on daniel that help pastors, teachers, and readers with application of the bible, commentaries that approach the scripture versebyverse, classic christian commentaries, and much more. Revelation chapters 419, is a commentary on the events of daniels seventieth week daniel 9. As with all of scripture, the book of daniel is profitable for our study 2 ti 3. Chaucer we propose in the following pages to examine the book of the prophet daniel by the same general methods which have been adopted in other volumes of the expositors bible. It is clearly established daniel could and did write the book. The book of daniel is a 2ndcentury bc biblical apocalypse combining a prophecy of history with an eschatology a portrayal of end times cosmic in scope and political in focus. Daniel, as many other authors of the antiquity and the bible, writes of himself in the third person throughout the first part of the book.
Daniel 1 niv daniels training in babylon bible gateway. A commentary on the book of daniel by cooper abrams. However, when jesus died he defeated gods evil enemies. Daniel overview james burton coffman commentaries on the bible. Students of scripture should read anything that sinclair ferguson publishes, and his commentary on daniel is no exception. Can there ever be faith again in the midst of darkness, rebellion, and gloom. Jehoiakim came to the throne at the end of the year, which jeremiah reckons as the first year, but which daniel leaves out of count, being an incomplete year. Daniel 1 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. The book of daniel is set within the context of the sixth century exile. When they came in and stood before the king, 3 he said to them, i have had a dream.
The anchor bible series offers new, bookbybook translations of the old and new testament and the apocrypha, with commentary. Click the commentary tab or pulldown menu for a full selection of commentaries over any bible passage you are researching. Top 5 commentaries on the book of daniel ligonier ministries. 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. Book of daniel bible study verse by verse bible teaching. Uncover the mysteries of daniel with leading old testament scholar john. A study of the book of daniel the church of christ in. Much of the book is even written in aramaic, the language that was spoken in babylonia during the seventy years of exile following the destruction of the first beit hamikdash. The book of revelation could not be understood apart from the book of daniel. The anchor bible series offers new, book by book translations of the old and new testament and the apocrypha, with commentary. The following pages are a scripture by scripture bible commentary on each chapter of the book of daniel and many historical quotes are given to reinforce the truth. Book of daniel matthew henry bible commentary complete. God promised daniel that he would remove evil things. An introduction to the book of daniel an argument of the book of daniel selected bibliography of the book of daniel j.
In the septuagint, the vulgate, and many other ancient and modern translations of the bible, it comprises both its proto and its deuterocanonical parts, both of which have an equal right to be considered as inspired, and to be included in a treatment of the book of daniel. Book of daniel chapter 7 bible study times of the gentiles. Daniel, as many other authors of the antiquity and the bible. Book of daniel from the king james version of the bible. Click on yellow to read commentary introduction chapters 12. He is a testimony of gods blessings and use of a man who will believe and yeild himself to be used of god. An introduction to daniel chapter 1 in this first chapter of the book of daniel, one of the most intense prophetic books of the old testament, we are introduced to several new names, including four hebrew men who have been taken into exile in babylonian captivity. He may have descended from a noble family, perhaps he was even a prince, since normally the prominent people of a nation were taken captive 1. We have just added many new sources, including the expositors bible commentary, bengels gnomon, langes commentary, hastings great texts and many more. A free bible version and commentary on the book of daniel in easyenglish. The book of daniel the anchor yale bible commentaries. From daniel and his three friends, we will learn the power of faith and commitment b.
Study daniel using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Book of daniel bible study commentary chapter 7 the times of the gentiles the earthly scene. Almost everyone looks at the book of daniel with a. Study guide on daniel, on line bible commentary daniel, niv commentary daniel, free daniel commentary. The nelsons illustrated bible dictionary provides the following outline of the book of daniel. The book of daniel claims to be written by daniel himself, and the fact that it is written mostly in the third person does not contradict that claim. Daniels prayer, and the vision of the seventy weeks 9. Tom constables expository notes on daniel this is also available in the net. Witness faith and visions come to pass in the book of daniel. Daniel 1, new international version niv the bible app.
Best daniel commentaries updated for 2020 best bible. Book of daniel bible study commentary chapter 10 daniel chapter 10. The story of daniel motivates faithfulness despite exile in babylon. God testifies through ezekiel, though these three men, noah, daniel, and job, were in it.
Although the moody bible series is written by several authors, with the daniel book written by john c. This wonderful book is full of history, prophecy, and miraculous stories. Daniel and the hebrew boys taken captive to babylon. Revelation chapters 419, is a commentary on the events of daniel s seventieth week daniel 9. The book of daniel stands as a unique mix in the old testament, for while it begins with history, it makes a strong transition at chapter 7, where it contains visions of future events significant to the jews. Book of daniel overview insight for living ministries. The events narrated in the first six chapters date from the year nebuchadnezzar deported daniel and his friends 605 to the third year of cyrus 536. Study guide for daniel by chuck smith blue letter bible. In this bible teaching series, we will explore the ancient biblical text of the book of daniel. He said that he would start a good time that would last for always.
Daniel is the story of the people of israel in exile, longing to return to the land of israel. Daniel 2 niv nebuchadnezzars dream in the bible gateway. This summary of the book of daniel provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of daniel. When anderson wasnt writing on subjects related to crime, he wrote books on christian prophecy. Daniel chapter 10 is an interesting unique chapter in the bible. Daniel 1 niv daniels training in babylon in the bible. Daniel commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Daniel 1 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. Introduction the historic existence of the prophet daniel trothe is the hiest thinge a man may kepe. Free bible commentaries on daniel and the revelation, ezra, amos, isaiah. Read daniel commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Nine of the 12 chapters relate revelation through dreams and visions.
We encourage you to join us in this online book of daniel bible study. In the septuagint, the vulgate, and many other ancient and modern translations of the bible, it comprises both its proto and its deuterocanonical parts, both of which have an equal right to be considered as inspired, and to be included in a treatment of the book. Daniel was gods mouthpiece to the gentile and jewish world, declaring gods current and future plans. His visions offer hope that god will bring all nations under his rule. Witness faith and visions come to pass in the book of. The book opens with the exile of daniel and his contemporaries from the holy land to babylonia. A study of the book of daniel gene taylor3an introduction to daniel i.753 1516 1553 1203 1313 959 1331 277 1628 1444 1578 1523 1122 1680 809 571 989 530 84 1439 1078 347 768 1401 1197 216 642 137 1413 21 145 163 1313 226 741 468 899 634