Book of Daniel: Introduction

Daniel’s name means either “God is judge”, “God has judged” or “God is my judge”. He dedicated his entire life to the cause of his people. He was a devout man who never swerved from the ways of the Lord and His commandments. Daniel takes up where Ezekiel left off. He is a prophet statesman. You sure refers to Daniel as a prophet and quoted his his book in Matthew 24 verse five zekiel mentioned Daniel, in Ezekiel 28. Three, just see fussy historian of the first century called him the greatest Jewish prophet Daniel was taken into captivity the first time, by never confessor, king of Babylon, invaded Judah around 597 BC. Daniel was chosen by the king of Babylon to, to be educated in science and the learning of the Chaldeans so that he could be of service to Nebuchadnezzar. Daniel was a nazirite or became an as right during his Babylonian captivity. He preferred to eat vegetables and assured the chief of the Unix that he would look better and stronger and healthier than anyone else in the court. potentates showered great honors and gifts upon Daniel because of his great wisdom and spiritual understanding of the Lord. He did serve as the governor, chief of the wise men and a high ranking minister. Daniel’s prophecies are portrayed in symbols and figures of speech from his period of thus difficult to understand. The major part of Daniel’s writing is historical. The rest of the book is prophecy. Daniel learn the Chaldean language, Aramaic, and he wrote to his brother in in Aramaic The greatest Tom Woods school was established in Daniel’s time, being in session from 560 BCE to 1038 C. After the Babylonian exile, the Hebrew language was revived. It is thought that Daniels writing were partially translated into Hebrew. Several portions of Daniel’s writing have been left in its original Aramaic form.