Daniel chapter 8 explained discover the 66 books of the. This is appropriate since the rest of the book is concerned with gods program for israel. Book of daniel chapter 1 bible study stranded in babylon. Daniel 8 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. Daniel 8 tells of daniels vision of a twohorned ram destroyed by a onehorned goat a. Daniel 8 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Actually, the meaning of a portion of this vision was revealed to daniel daniel 8. The symbols of the ram and hegoat, explained in the text of daniel 8 as. He was told to do the same concerning the vision of the great tribulation and the time of the end daniel 12. Daniel 8, new living translation nlt the bible app. Introduction daniel chapter 8 is a preachers nightmare.
Daniel 8 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. Some believe this to be the preincarnate lord jesus christ. Daniel himself has not the foggiest notion of the visions meaning, even after the angel. Daniel 8 daniels vision of a ram and a goat bible gateway. The word for man meaning a mighty man is the linguistic framework for gabriel, which means mighty one of god. In the third year of the reign of king belshazzar a vision appeared unto me, even unto me daniel. Daniel 8 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. In the third year of balshazzars kingdom, a vision appeared to mei, danielafter what had appeared.
Daniels parents chose a hebrew name for their son meaning. Like daniel 2 and 7, the 8th chapter of daniel is another survey of world empires that begins in daniels day and carries us through. The significance of daniel chapter 8 a better way to live. Study the bible online using commentary on daniel 8 and more. The vision of chapter 8 came two years after that of chapter 7. The eighth chapter of daniel features an astounding vision of a male sheep. With this chapter the hebrew part of the book begins and continues to be the language of the remainder. Daniel 12 is a continuation of the angels words to daniel. Unsealing daniels mysteries lesson 8 cleansed at last. Chapter 8 is about the actions of the worldpowers at the endtime. Daniels vision in chapter 8 is similar to which earlier vision the prophet received. Its first king, cyrus the great, was prophesied by name in the book of isaiah. Daniel was seeking an interpretation of this dream, or vision, from god. Daniels fainting and astonishment at the prospect of evils he saw coming on his people and the church, confirm the opinion that longcontinued calamities were foretold.
Though part of the vision of daniel 8 has been fulfilled historically, daniel was told to seal up the vision, for it refers to many days in the future daniel 8. Daniel 8 the eighth chapter of the book of daniel tells of daniels vision of a twohorned ram destroyed by a onehorned goat a possible allegory for the transition from the persian to the greek eras in the near east, followed by the history of the little horn, which is daniels codeword for the greek king antiochus epiphanes. Daniel with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. The book is also an eschatology, meaning a divine revelation concerning the end of the. The emphasis in this chapter is on the little horn, as the emphasis in chapter7 was on the. In the third year of the reign of jehoiakim king of judah came nebuchadnezzar king of babylon unto. Daniel 8 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. The scene here narrows from worldwide prophecies to those affecting the one covenantpeople in the five centuries between the exile and the advent. During the third year of king belshazzars reign, i, daniel, saw another vision, following the one that had already appeared to me. He will cause astounding devastation and will succeed in whatever he does. Book of daniel chapter 8 bible study declaring the end.759 695 55 1323 1033 1022 536 990 581 1498 639 1163 180 815 1518 1509 193 1405 1232 295 1609 281 316 1613 1560 643 676 1494 1120 1075 370 750 1283 433 304 982 751 536 845 646 13 1304 130 363 723 579 934 20 537