Next Verse >. 13. בּשׂר בּריאי, fat, well nourished in flesh, is grammatically united to the suffix of מראיהם, from which the pronoun is easily supplied in thought. Chapter 12 of Daniel, has been identified as one of the most important Old Testament passages, that relates to the great tribulation, which takes place, just prior to Christ's second advent - when He returns to set up His millennial kingdom on earth. The youths throve so visibly on the vegetables and water, that the steward relieved them wholly from the necessity of eating from the royal table. (d) , Sept.; "de seminibus", Montanus; "de sativis", Cocceius. Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink. instead of the king's meat, pulse, beans, pease, vetches, But Daniel purposed in his heart It being proposed to him to be brought up in the manner before described, he revolved it in his mind; he well weighed it, and considered it with himself, and came to a resolution about it. At the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer, &c. — The poor pulse, seeds, and roots, nourished and strengthened Daniel and his companions more than the rich food which the others ate from the king’s table nourished them. Its message was true and it concerned a great war. This is also 1,260 days or forty-two months (see Daniel 7:25; Revelation 11:2-3). 13 Then compare our appearance with that of the young men who eat the royal food, and treat your servants in accordance with what you see.” 14 So he agreed to this and tested them for ten days. Daniel 1. Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days.] (p) Not that it was a thing abominable to eat dainty meats, and to drink wine, as both before and after they did, but if they would have by this been won to the King, and had refused their own religion, that meat and drink would have been accursed. {See Trapp on "Daniel 1:12 "} And as thou seest, deal with thy servants.] "Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink. being defiled. Daniel 1:12 Translation & Meaning. and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink; instead of the king's meat, pulse, beans, pease, vetches, lentiles, rice, millet, and the like. In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to … Daniel 1:15. Daniel 1:13. That’s the only way for a person to get their name in the Book of Life. In popular language the "legume" is called a "pod;" as a "pea-pod," or "bean-pod," and the word is commonly applied to peas or beans. The first six chapters tell of four young Israelites in the Babylonian captivity (chapter 1)—Daniel (also known as Belshazzar), Hananiah (aka Shadrach), Mishael (aka Meshack), and Azariah (aka Abednego). The confidence of living faith which hopes in the presence and help of God is fundamentally different from the eager expectation of miraculous interference of a Maccabean Jew, which C. v. Lengerke and other deists and atheists wish to find here in Daniel.). The book of Daniel was written by, well, Daniel, around 537 B.C. Daniel 12:1. Then let our countenances be looked upon.] Biblical Commentary Daniel 12:1-3 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The book of Daniel seems almost like two books. The word F4 used And we cannot better improve our interest in any with whom we have found favour, than to use it to keep us from sin. 2 And the Lord delivered Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the articles from the temple of GodThese he carried off to the temple of his god in Babylonia [] and put in the treasure house of his god. This chapter gives us a more particular account of the beginning of Daniel’s life, his original and education, than we have of any other of the prophets. 10. The word (d) used signifies anything sown, all kinds of roots, herbs, and fruits; and, instead of wine, water; meat and drink, it may be thought, that persons of such birth and education had not been used to; and yet they preferred these to the king's dainties, by eating and drinking of which their consciences would be in danger of being defiled. And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven.] Daniel 1:12 "Please test your servants for ten days. Daniel 7 records an unusual vision that he received in the first year of the Babylonian king Belshazzar (555-556 B.C.). King James Version (KJV) < Previous Verse. “At that time Michael shall stand up,The great prince who stands watch over the sons of your people;And there shall be a time of trouble,Such as Background. Daniel 8:10 And it waxed great, [even] to the host of heaven; and it cast down [some] of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.. Ver. be tried ten days with different sort of food and drink, and see them, would appear. Daniel 1:12, ESV: "“Test your servants for ten days; let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink." &e.] Here Daniel manifestly includes his companions, and The word is still in use in Persia. Gesenius regards it as denoting the name of an office in the Babylonian court - master of the wine, chief butler. Daniel 1:8. (Note: The request is perfectly intelligible from the nature of living faith, without our having recourse to Calvin's supposition, that Daniel had received by secret revelation the assurance that such would be the result if he and his companions were permitted to live on vegetables. that persons of such birth and education had not been used to; by I Gordon. Daniel 1:16. reasonably supposed that their food, if it had any bad effect on 12:1 For the children - The meaning seems to be, as after the death of Antiochus the Jews had some deliverance, so there will be yet a greater deliverance to the people of God, when Michael your prince, the Messiah shall appear for your salvation. The angel tells Daniel that his prophecies would be sealed until the end of the age, but in that time "the wise would understand" (Daniel 12:9-10). Daniel 1:12, NIV: "Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink." “Please test us for ten days on a diet of vegetables and water,” Daniel said. Daniel avoided defiling himself with sin; and we should more fear that than any outward trouble. All rights reserved. Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days, ◄ Daniel 12:1 ► “At that time Michael, the great prince who stands watch over your people, will rise up. Daniel Chapter 1 Lesson: Stranded in Babylon [1] . And water to drink - This, also, was a most interesting and important experiment, to show that wine was not necessary to produce healthfulness of appearance, or manly strength and beauty. The word occurs only here and in Daniel 1:16. makes his request for himself and them; desiring that they might Saadiah makes these ten days to be the days and yet they preferred these to the king's dainties, by eating Let us be given only vegetables to eat and water to drink. and, instead of wine, water; meat and drink, it may be thought, Daniel 1:2 And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with part of the vessels of the … All good means must be used for the keeping of a good conscience, and then God must be … between the first day of the year and the day of atonement; but California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Or, Against the host of heaven, so the Church militant is called. 12. Daniel 1:1-21 – Given Over and Given Blessing Summary Daniel and three other exiles were called upon to serve directly the king who had captured them (1:3-4). Verse Thoughts. The word "pulse" with us means leguminous plants with thin seeds; that is, plants with a pericarp, or seed-vessel, of two valves, having the seeds fixed to one suture only. Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days, &e.] Here Daniel manifestly includes his companions, andmakes his request for himself and them; desiring that they mightbe tried ten days with different sort of food and drink, and seewhether any alteration would be made in them for the worse; whichwas a proper time for such a trial; for in that time it might bereasonably … It is easier to keep temptation at a distance, than to resist it when near. But at that time your people—everyone whose name is found written in … Daniel 7:13 The Aramaic phrase bar enash means human being.The phrase son of man is retained here because of its use in the New Testament as a title of Jesus, probably based largely on this verse. Footnotes. Daniel 1:13 Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king’s meat: and as thou seest, deal with thy servants.. Ver. Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel, began immediately with divine visions; but Daniel began with the study of human learning, and was afterwards honoured with divine visions; such variety of methods has God taken in training up men for the service of his church. נשׂא, took away equals no more gave. The Phoenicians made the first known sea journey around Africa. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee And be thoroughly examined, whether any alteration is made therein for the worse: and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king's meat; Daniel 2:1 begins stating this … Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. It is not a proper construction to limit this to "pulse," or to suppose that Daniel desired to live solely on pease or beans; but the fair interpretation is to apply it to what grows up from "seeds" - such, probably, as would be sown in a garden, or, as we would now express it, "vegetable diet." Others regard it as meaning a treasurer. It occurs nowhere else, except in Daniel 1:16, applied to the same person. Daniel 1:12, KJV: "Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink." We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. The vision predicts major world empires and events from the time of Daniel … 1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. But we must … And let them give us pulse to eat - Margin, "of pulse that we may eat." It is rendered by Gesenius, "seed-herbs, greens, vegetables; i. e., vegetable food, such as was eaten in half-fast, opposed to meats and the more delicate kinds of food." and drinking of which their consciences would be in danger of There will be a time of distress, the likes of which will not have occurred from the beginning of nations until that time. 1 During the third year that Jehoiakim was king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and surrounded it with his army. Salem Media Group. Daniel identifies himself as the author of the book in Daniel 12:4 and Jesus also identified him in Matt 24:15. without any foundation: and let them give us pulse to eat, The Archangel, who has all the angels of heaven under him, and at his command, the Son of God, our Lord Jesus Christ; who is as God, as the name signifies, truly and really God, and equal in nature, power, and glory, to his divine Father: "he shall stand up"; which is not to be understood of his incarnation, or manifestation in the flesh, for this refers to times long after that; … lentiles, rice, millet, and the like. Daniel 1:15. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Daniel 1:12, NASB: "'Please test your servants for ten days, … It was designed as an experiment - and was a very interesting one - to show the legitimate effect of such a diet in promoting beauty and health, and the result is worthy of special notice as contrasted with a more luxurious mode of life. 2 The Lord allowed Nebuchadnezzar to capture Jehoiakim king of Judah. Daniel 1:12. Daniel’s Training in Babylon. In general, Daniel 12 is addressing the Jews because Gabriel makes reference to “your people” and he’s speaking to Daniel. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Daniel 1:13. These prophecies will soon be fulfilled, and God is revealing what they mean to those who obey Him. [ a] The understanding of the message came to him in a … Daniel 1:12 Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink. Then it would refer to plants that bear seed, of all kinds, and would be by no means limited to pulse - as pease or beans. Book of Daniel Bible Study Commentary Chapter 1. king of Persia, a revelation was given to Daniel (who was called Belteshazzar). Proud member Hebrew, "Let them give us of pulse, and we will eat." It was an experiment to illustrate the effect of "cold water" as a beverage, made by an interesting group of young men, when surrounded by great temptations, and is, therefore, worthy of particular attention. “Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.”. was a proper time for such a trial; for in that time it might be of What does this verse really mean? It is rendered in the Vulgate, "legumina;" and in the Greek, ἀπὸ τῶν σπερμάτων apo tōn spermatōn - "from seeds." Daniel 1:11. Daniel 2:1-12 According to Daniel 1:5 it had been three years since Nebuchadnezzar had destroyed Jerusalem and taken Judah into captivity. Ver. And Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams — Daniel excelled the others in the gift of prophecy, and in his extraordinary skill in interpreting all sorts of visions and dreams, namely, such as were sent of God, and foreshowed future events, under the cover of certain images and representations, which required an interpretation in order to the understanding of their true signification. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. However, many Jews, over the last 2000-years, have accepted Jesus as the Son of God and become Christian. signifies anything sown, all kinds of roots, herbs, and fruits; Wesley's Notes for Daniel 12:1. They were willing to serve the public in this new and strange land, but were determined to remain faithful to God, even in … Nebuchadnezzar also took some of the things from the Temple of God, which he carried to Babylonia and put in the temple of his … Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. (o) Meaning that within this space he might have the test, and that no man would be able to know about it: and thus he spoke, being moved by the Spirit of God. The Hebrew word (זרעים zēro‛ı̂ym) would properly have reference to seeds of any kind - from זרע zâra‛, to disperse, to scatter seed, to sow. Daniel 1-12 New Century Version (NCV) Daniel Taken to Babylon. whether any alteration would be made in them for the worse; which This passage is dealing with the time when God's promises to Abraham and David will finally be fulfilled. Daniel 12 is a continuation of the angel’s words to Daniel. 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