Daniel 2


The book of Daniel has always been a kind of guide and an example for me to use throughout my whole life. I learned about the Bible stories in Daniel when I was very little and I always loved them. They taught me what faith is and how it comes to us in an understandable way. Stories like, "Daniel and the Lions' Den" and "The Three Men in the Fiery Furnace" first taught me what God's word is all about. No matter what age you are, the Bible stories in Daniel will give you a sense of comfort that the Lord is always watching over us. Daniel tells us in his prophecies of the coming Savior, which gives us a feeling of hope and joy that our Savior will someday come back and take us to be ...

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love for his people, which is a demonstrated throughout this book. The book of Daniel was written in two different languages. Chapter 2:4 through chapter seven were written in Aramaic. The rest of the book was written in Hebrew. It was done this way because the first part of the book of Daniel was for all nations and the last part of the book was for the Israelites.
Daniel is an Old Testament prophet and writer of the book of Daniel. He was born some where in Judah, possibly Jerusalem, but no one knows for sure. The Bible doesn't talk about his earliest years. The first record of Daniel is during the exile of Judah, which started in about 605 BC Daniel was one of four men to be trained for important positions in the Babylonian government. This is the description Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon gave, in Daniel 1:4-5: "young men without any physical defect, handsome, showing every kind of aptitude of learning, well-informed, quick to understand, and qualified to serve in the ...

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in some instances the heathen kings praised the God of Israel, as in Daniel 4:34: "At the end of that time, I, Nebuchadnezzar, raised my eyes toward heaven, and my sanity was restored. Then I praised the Most High; I honored and glorified him who lives forever. His dominion is an eternal dominion; his kingdom endures from generation to generation."
The history of the kingdom of Israel up to this point is as follows: In 931 BC, the kingdom of Israel split and formed two separate countries, Israel and Judah. Israel lasted about two hundred years and Judah lasted about three hundred and fifty years. Judah, although they had Solomon's temple, started following the ways of heathen nations ...

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