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Daniel

Daniel in the Bible. Daniel was one of the greatest prophets in the Bible and was known for his  accuracy as an interpreter of dreams. His faithfulness to God caused him to be thrown into the lions den and God saved him. Daniel was taken captive to Babylon around 606 BC when he was very young, during the reign of Jehoiakim, King of Judah. Jerusalem had been under attack by King Nebuchadnezzar and many Hebrews were carried away as captives. Daniel became recognized in Babylon for his wisdom, and King Nebuchadnezzar exalted Daniel because of his accurate interpretations of his disturbing dreams. Daniel predicted the rise and fall of the world governing kingdoms,  And he even mention them by name: Babylon, Medo Persia, Greece, Rome, and later a final Roman Empire that would be crushed by the coming of the everlasting kingdom of the Messiah. Daniel also predicted accurately when the Messiah would die or be "cut off", which would take place 483 years after  the decree of the Persian ruler Cyrus to restore and rebuild Jerusalem. The book of Daniel in the Bible was given its name because of the man Daniel who wrote it.

 


Hebrew Meaning - God is my judge

 


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Daniel was a great man of the Bible who was faithful to God and could interpret dreams. God saved him when he was thrown into the lions den.

 


Pronunciation - Daniel (dan-yel)

 


Daniel Bible Verses

Daniel 2:24 - Therefore Daniel went in unto Arioch, whom the king had ordained to destroy the wise [men] of Babylon: he went and said thus unto him; Destroy not the wise [men] of Babylon: bring me in before the king, and I will shew unto the king the interpretation. 

Daniel 4:19 - Then Daniel, whose name [was] Belteshazzar, was astonied for one hour, and his thoughts troubled him. The king spake, and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation thereof, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, the dream [be] to them that hate thee, and the interpretation thereof to thine enemies. 

Daniel 12:5 - Then I Daniel looked, and, behold, there stood other two, the one on this side of the bank of the river, and the other on that side of the bank of the river. 

Daniel 2:48 - Then the king made Daniel a great man, and gave him many great gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief of the governors over all the wise [men] of Babylon. 

Daniel 6:4 - Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he [was] faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him. 

Daniel 6:5 - Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find [it] against him concerning the law of his God. 

Daniel 6:21 - Then said Daniel unto the king, O king, live for ever. 

Daniel 6:26 - I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he [is] the living God, and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom [that] which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion [shall be even] unto the end. 

Daniel 10:1 - In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing [was] true, but the time appointed [was] long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision. 

Daniel 1:10 - And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which [are] of your sort? then shall ye make [me] endanger my head to the king. 

Ezra 8:2 - Of the sons of Phinehas; Gershom: of the sons of Ithamar; Daniel: of the sons of David; Hattush. 

Daniel 2:27 - Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded cannot the wise [men], the astrologers, the magicians, the soothsayers, shew unto the king; 

Daniel 9:2 - In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem. 

Daniel 6:13 - Then answered they and said before the king, That Daniel, which [is] of the children of the captivity of Judah, regardeth not thee, O king, nor the decree that thou hast signed, but maketh his petition three times a day. 

Daniel 6:24 - And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused Daniel, and they cast [them] into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den. 

Daniel 10:11 - And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright: for unto thee am I now sent. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling. 

Daniel 1:7 - Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto Daniel [the name] of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego. 

Daniel 1:8 - But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. 

Daniel 5:17 - Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation. 

Daniel 6:17 - And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with his own signet, and with the signet of his lords; that the purpose might not be changed concerning Daniel. 

Daniel 7:1 - In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream and visions of his head upon his bed: then he wrote the dream, [and] told the sum of the matters. 

Daniel 10:12 - Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words. 

Daniel 2:13 - And the decree went forth that the wise [men] should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain. 

Daniel 6:28 - So this Daniel prospered in the reign of Darius, and in the reign of Cyrus the Persian. 

Daniel 2:15 - He answered and said to Arioch the king's captain, Why [is] the decree [so] hasty from the king? Then Arioch made the thing known to Daniel. 

Daniel 2:25 - Then Arioch brought in Daniel before the king in haste, and said thus unto him, I have found a man of the captives of Judah, that will make known unto the king the interpretation. 

Daniel 6:14 - Then the king, when he heard [these] words, was sore displeased with himself, and set [his] heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him. 

Ezekiel 14:20 - Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, [were] in it, [as] I live, saith the Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall [but] deliver their own souls by their righteousness. 

Daniel 2:16 - Then Daniel went in, and desired of the king that he would give him time, and that he would shew the king the interpretation. 

Daniel 8:1 - In the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar a vision appeared unto me, [even unto] meDaniel, after that which appeared unto me at the first. 

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