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2. PONTIFEX MAXIMUS:

“The dragon which gave power to the beast”. The following Scripture is well known from the story of the birth of Messiah, “And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed” (Luke 2:1). Augustus was a name that the first […]

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Chapter 1: DANIEL IN CAPTIVITY

“VERSE 1. In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besieged it. 2. And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with part of the vessels of the house of God; which he carried into the land of Shinar to […]

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Chapter 2: THE GREAT IMAGE

“VERSE 1. And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake from him.” Daniel was carried into captivity in the first year of Nebuchadnezzar. For three years he was placed under instructors, during which time he would not, of course, be reckoned […]

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Chapter 3: THE FIERY ORDEAL

“VERSE 1. Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits; he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.” There is a conjecture extant that this image had some reference to the dream of the king as described in […]

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Chapter 4: NEBUCHADNEZZAR’S DECREE

“VERSE 1. Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you. 2. I thought it good to show the signs and wonders that the high God hath wrought toward me. 3. How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his kingdom […]

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Chapter 5: BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST

“VERSE 1. Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.” The chief feature of interest pertaining to this chapter is the fact that it describes the closing scenes of the Babylonish empire, the transition from the gold to the silver of the great image […]

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Chapter 6: DANIEL IN THE LIONS’ DEN

“VERSE 1. It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes, which should be over the whole kingdom; 2. And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first; that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage. 3. Then this Daniel was preferred above […]

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Chapter 7: THE FOUR BEASTS

“VERSE 1. In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream and visions of his head upon his bed; then he wrote the dream, and told the sum of the matters.” This is the same Belshazzar mentioned in chapter 5. Chronologically, therefore, this chapter precedes chapter 5; but chronological order has […]

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