A vision of things to come book of daniel bible study chapter 3. Bible study commentary on daniel chapter 2 and the vision of the future gentile kingdoms of the earth. Revelation chapters 419, is a commentary on the events of daniel s seventieth week daniel 9. Click chart to enlarge charts from recommended resource jensens survey of the ot used by permission daniel chart from charles swindoll. During this time of his indirect government god puts the authority over the earth into the hands of heathen nations until his blessed one, the lord jesus, shall take over the government as glorified son of man. 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.
Study daniel 2 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. This corresponds with the beast and two arms of silver of daniel 2. In the book of daniel god is called the god of heaven four times chap. Daniel 2 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. Daniel with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. The magicians confessed, that knowledge and revelation must come from god, and therefore what daniel did, was not of any human strength. Nebuchadnezzars dream in the second year of his reign, nebuchadnezzar had dreams. Daniel 2 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. Daniel 2 the second chapter of the book of daniel tells how daniel interpreted a dream of nebuchadnezzar ii, king of babylon. Now in daniel 2, nebuchadnezzar comes to have respect not only for daniel but also for his god.
Daniel 2, new king james version nkjv the bible app. This great image, whose splendor was excellent, stood before you. This document has been generated from xsl extensible stylesheet language source with renderx xep formatter, version 3. Daniel 2 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. The most entrenched attempt remains the socalled maccabean hypothesis, which claims that the book of daniel wasnt written when it says it was but centuries later, after the events themselves. Study the bible online using commentary on daniel 2 and more. The dream which nearly became a nightmare daniel 2. The king saw a gigantic statue made of four metals, from its gold head to its feet of mingled iron and clay. What is the meaning of nebuchadnezzars dream in daniel 2. The insufficiency of creatures should drive us to the allsufficiency of the creator. Daniel interprets the kings dream which foretells four kingdoms, which are ultimately. God honored daniels fervent prayer, and provided him with the interpretation of the kings dreams.
Nebuchadnezzars dream and daniels interpretation daniel 2. Stranded in babylon book of daniel bible study chapter 2. Are you able to make known to me the dream and its interpretation da 2. Daniel, book of, a book of the third division of the hebrew bible, the hagiographa, named for a man daniel whose fortunes and predictions are the subject of the book.
Daniel 1 studies in the book of daniel daniel 2 nebuchadnezzars vision chart of daniel 2 chart of daniel 7, revelation, 17 daniel 2 the interpretation of nebuchadnezzars dream. The bold texts are the headings under which my path to an answer are carved. Who is the coming stone that would strike and smash these kingdoms. When the book of daniel is examined for content and literary character, it falls naturally into two roughly equal parts which may be designated daniel a. Daniel 2 in the second year of the reign of nebuchadnezzar. Daniel and his fellows daniel and his fellows were not called, because of their youth, which the chaldeans despised. Jul 09, 20 book of daniel teaching part 1 click below for part 2. Thus i think a probable explanation of the four parts of the statue is. Daniel 2 niv nebuchadnezzars dream in the bible gateway.
When they came in and stood before the king, he said to them, i have had a dream that troubles me and i want to know what it means. Daniel 2 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. David guzik commentary on daniel 2, where nebuchadnezzar has a dream that. So the king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers and astrologers to tell him what he had dreamed. The feet, the basis of the image, being broken, the whole body of it fell, and with its own weight was broken to pieces. From the middle of verse 4 through chapter 7, the book of daniel switches from. But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth. Daniel belonged to those jews who had been led away captive to babylon at the first siege of jerusalem by nebuchadnezzar in the year 605 bc compare daniel 1. Feb 19, 2002 however, daniel 8 looks at the medianpersian kingdom as a unit 8. The statue composed of four different metals represents the succession of empires that were to rule over israel before the establishment of the fifth kingdom, the kingdom of god. This is an excellent commentary on the book of daniel.
The book of revelation could not be understood apart from the book of daniel. Daniel took no credit to himself, but instead directed all the glory and honor to god. Now in the second year of nebuchadnezzars reign, nebuchadnezzar had dreams. Nebuchadnezzar has come a long way, but not yet far enough. Included in this publication are the portions of text written by ellen white. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills exposition. Book of daniel teaching part 1 click below for part 2. Read daniel 2 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. By this isaiahs prophecy to king hezekiah was fulfilled which was spoken of around 100 years before daniel s time. In verses 3940, after you indicates four successive worldruling empires from the time of the chaldean empire of nebuchadnezzar until the return of christ and the establishment. Daniel 2 tells how daniel interpreted nebuchadnezzars dream. Daniel overview james burton coffman commentaries on the. Oct 17, 2008 the logic and reasonableness of daniel 2 is so powerful that critics have tried to get around it for centuries.
A free bible version and commentary on the book of daniel in easyenglish. It investigates the claim that the stone kingdom in daniel 2 was not interpreted as the first advent of christ until the fourth century. Its not a critical commentary, so its not full of information about etymology, syntax and dramatic nuances in the text. The king answered daniel and said, surely your god is a god of gods and a lord of kings and a revealer of mysteries, since you have been able to reveal this mystery daniel 2. When things get hot book of daniel bible study chapter 4. Discussion of the interpretative approaches to the book of daniel. The book of daniel is no exception for it provides a wealth of information to those who would diligently consider it and its teachings. Faith under pressure and the god of the impossible book of daniel bible study chapter 2 p2.
Its whats called a popular commentary, which deals more with practical application. But the rock that struck the statue became a huge mountain and filled the whole earth. 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. Daniel 2 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. The four kingdoms of daniel 2 are babylonian, medianpersian. And so part of this book is written, and in fact, at this point from chapter2verse daniel 2. Study guide for daniel by chuck smith blue letter bible. We learn from the book of daniel that the magi were among the. A study of the book of daniel gene taylor1preface the study of any of the old testament prophets is a worthwhile endeavor. Note that this is actually the third year of the reign of nebuchadnezzar as his ascension year is not counted but note also the following bible commentary in regards to the number. The book of daniel is a target of critics who doubt that the daniel described in the book actually wrote the book, especially in light of the books amazing prophecies.108 315 1426 597 1388 1459 1406 979 752 615 136 654 718 694 674 1023 459 1571 1368 44 1531 61 1502 941 1521 1532 1070 1263 1236 352 235 1184 229 596 526 517 985 535 855 1157 1495 1010 1291 827 1232 613