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Book of Daniel

General Information

Daniel is a book in the Old Testament of the Bible. It is six stories of the trials of Daniel and his companions while they served at the court of Babylon, as well as four visions of the end of the world.

Book of Daniel

Brief Outline

  1. Six narratives on the lives of Daniel and his friends; their education, his revelation of Nebuchadnezzar's dream-image the trial by a fiery furnace, his prediction of Nebuchadnezzar's madness, his interpretation of the handwriting on the wall, and his ordeal in the lion's den. (1-6)
  2. Four apocalyptic visions, predicting the course of world history. (7-12)

Chapters 2:4b-7:28 were composed in Aramaic. The rest was in Hebrew.


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