For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. Isaiah, chapter 8 united states conference of catholic bishops. The clock of god, chapter 27, the book of daniel unsealed. The new american commentary is for the minister or bible student who wants to understand and expound the scriptures. A commentary on the book of daniel internet archive. List of books and articles about book of daniel online. This commentary should be of use to both pastors and general readers. Daniel 8 commentary commentary critical and explanatory.
For over one hundred years, the international critical commentary series has held a special place among works on the bible. Amazon links are provided for your convenience and my income. It gives them a glimpse of the broad sweep of human history and the cosmic proportions of gods intentions. A free bible version and commentary on matthews gospel in easyenglish. Instead, daniel prayed at the time of the sacrifice. It is amazing what you learn when you actually study complete books of the bible. God gives daniel a foresight of the destruction of other kingdoms, which in their day were as powerful as that of babylon. And he was saying to them, you are from below, i am from above. Jordan goes to show that to understand daniel, one must first understand a broader range of books. Matthews gospel free bible commentary in easy english. Judges, ruth new american commentary, and isaiah, jeremiah, lamentations, ezekiel, daniel zondervan illustrated bible backgrounds commentary, and more on. You can find the best commentary on daniel for you using the tools on the right side. It is he who can prove the world wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment 16.
He very helpfully explores the important theological themes within the book. Daniel 8 commentary john gills exposition on the whole bible. Zondervan illustrated bible backgrounds commentary of the old testament. For those seeking a more thorough evangelical commentary on numbers than the tyndale format will allow, ashleys work is a great place to turn. The book does provide an excellent commentary on daniel and there are other excellent books one can obtain for interpretation and commentary, but none so thoroughly and fairly argue for the futurist view. Daniel by john goldingay 9780849902291 best commentaries. A commentary on the book of daniel by pastor galen l. Jordan goes to show that to understand daniel, one must first understand a broader range of books first. There is uncertainty as to when the story may have taken place, but most scholars contend that its stories occurred in the second century bce. Collins situates the old testament in its historical context and offers a full explanation of the text, especially its religious imagery. Commentary on the book of daniel by matthew henry old.
This page contains three lists of old testament commentaries. New american commentary nac 9780805401189 by stephen r. The book is also an eschatology, meaning a divine revelation concerning the end of the present age, a moment in. Duguid daniel reformed expository commentary, 2008. The christian church put matthews book first because matthew often refers to the.
Young commentary the prophecy of daniel logos bible. This chapter contains the vision of a ram and he goat, and the interpretation of it. Daniel had seen gabriel before in a dream daniel 8. It is intended to help you better understand some of the background and issues in daniels prophecy. Daniel 8 tells of daniels vision of a twohorned ram destroyed by a onehorned goat a. Study the bible online using commentary on daniel and more.
Howe considers all the arguments and provides counterarguments and in some cases he even gives counters to the counters. He would apply his mind as closely as any of them to his books, and took pains to make himself master of the learning and tongue of the chaldeans, but he was resolved that he would not defile himself with the portion of the kings meat, he would not meddle with it, nor with the wine which he drank, dan. Youngs commentary on daniel is one of the best ive read. The author mostly speaks in the third person, except for daniel 8. The book of daniel, one of the volumes of the bible, is found in the section of scriptures. Daniel flourishes till the reign of cyrus the persian, 21. 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. A critical and exegetical commentary on the book of daniel. Daniel 8 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. It has sought to bring together all the relevant aids to exegesislinguistic and textual no less than archaeological, historical, literary and theologicalwith a level of comprehension and quality of scholarship unmatched by any other series. The book invites its readers to live within a larger story than their own. And in the latter time of their kingdom toward the close of the kingdom of the four kings that divided alexanders kingdom.
The book is written in a mixture of hebrew and aramaic. Many hundreds of ot commentaries are around, but here i list only a handful for each ot book. In daniel, the part 1 of each theme is relatively straightforward. I usually dont like to get into speculation regarding dates of biblical texts, since its just that speculation.
He has selfpublished thirty books, including books on bible prophecy, god predicts the future, introduction to the old testament prophetic books, isaiah, zechariah, the twelve prophets, and revelation. The scene here narrows from worldwide prophecies to those affecting the one covenantpeople in the five centuries between the exile and the advent. This work completes daniel blocks twovolume commentary on the book of ezekiel. View book of daniel commentary research papers on academia. Commentary on daniel chapters 1 6 matthew janzen serve yahweh in all circumstances daniel pt. Goldingay is an erudite, and accomplished scholar and commentary writer his 3 vols on psalms is the only commentary on psalms you will ever need. Thus, daniel 8 begins a new division of the book of daniel. However, it was customary for ancient writers to speak in the third person even when writing about themselves. This volume on daniel is worthy of pride of place on pastors and scholars shelves.
Their great proficiency in the wisdom of that time, 1720. In light of certainties about the final outcome of this world, this book challenges believers to risk. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. The big picture of the book of daniel bible commentary. The most comprehensive englishlanguage commentary on daniel in 65 years. A commentary on the book of daniel by cooper abrams. Recommended old testament commentaries culturewatch. Verses 816 matthew henrys commentary bible gateway. Read daniel commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Today we begin a new book of the bible, a book i am excited about studying, and one which i believe we can learn a great deal from. The result of twelve years of studying this difficult section of scripture, this volume, like the one on chapters 124, provides an excellent discussion of the background of ezekiel and offers a versebyverse exposition that makes clear the message of this obscure and often misunderstood prophet.
While the first chapters of daniel have a more gentile orientation and flavor, chapter 8 turns to a more jewish emphasis. And he said, go your way, daniel, for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end daniel 12. Turning from a classic reformed commentary on daniel to one of the newest, iain duguids work on daniel in the reformed expository commentary series is an outstanding reference. This commentary is based upon my personal devotional notes and reflections on the book of daniel. In the first year of his reign which was also the first of cyrus, who was partner with him in the kingdom. It has scholarly depth but is also rich with practical application and homiletical insights. Commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible. They reject the daily provision of meat granted by the king, lest they should be defiled, and are allowed to live on pulse, 8 16. Of the 216 chapters, there are 318 references to the second coming.
It is intended to help you better understand some of. In daniel, chapter one is an introduction, and then the nested parallels begin. Ashley the book of numbers the new international commentary on the old testament, 1993. Book of daniel commentary research papers academia. The discovery of this secret to him, in answer to prayer, and the thanksgiving he offered up to god thereupon, dan.
The jews could not give sacrifices to god in babylon. His commentary on daniel is a remarkable book, in that it deals with the wider picturenot just the book itself. No wonder that critics and kindred infidels have tried their very best to break down the authenticity of this book. In the book of daniel god is called the god of heaven four times chap. He will cause astounding devastation and will succeed in whatever he does.
The book of daniel unsealed then i said, my lord, what is to be the outcome. The book opens with the exile of daniel and his contemporaries from the holy land to babylonia. Much of the book is even written in aramaic, the language that was spoken in babylonia during the seventy years of exile following the destruction of the first beit hamikdash. In the ancient manuscripts, the book of daniel here resumes using the hebrew language. Many shall be purified, made white, and refined, but the wicked shall do wickedly.
Daniel is the story of the people of israel in exile, longing to return to the land of israel. Part 2 of each theme is more difficult, but referring back to the corresponding part 1 makes it easier to make sense of the more difficult passages. A commentary on the book of daniel by stuart, moses, 17801852. Doughty southside christian church june 2015 introduction. Israels guilt, too, shall then be at the full, when they who rejected christ. Gabriel interprets daniel s vision 22 the four horns that replaced the broken one represent four kingdoms that will rise from that nation, but will not have the same power. With 39 old testament books, and numerous new commentaries pouring off the press each year, it is hard to keep up with the latest and the best. Daniel commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Clarence larkin author of the great book on dispensational truth this work is licensed under a creative commons attributionnoncommercialno derivative works 3. When author and artist david shannon was five years old, he wrote a semi. This structure is common in many books of the bible. He has taught many courses for continuing education credits for pastors, spoken at conferences and taught at various bible institutes.562 1454 1148 1053 1130 1085 1261 1271 572 1010 547 651 1272 357 574 1296 305 984 1033 739 389 903 958 341 1251 357 1492 622 849 451 1141 764 1420 960 1292 1183 1068 834 1052 844 472 948 431