daniel 4:23 commentary
This periphrasis of the whole by two portions, shows that the portions named formed the boundaries of the whole, that the third portion, which is not mentioned, was enclosed within the two, so that the priests' portion with the sanctuary lay between them. According to Ezekiel 48:15, this was the size of the domain set apart for the city. This was also the year Ashuruballit died – the last mighty king of Assyria. Daniel 7 – A Survey of Five World Empires A. CHAPTER 4. But if we omit the prince's land, the space set apart fro the city possession occupied the fourth part of the holy terumah, i.e., of the portion of the priests and Levites. to others, to non-Levites. To them shall a portion lifted off belong from the heave of the land; a most holy beside the territory of the Levites. Matthew 4:23 Context. When Jesus Christ was on earth, He preached the gospel of the Kingdom of God (Matthew 4:23; 9:35; Mark 1:14-15).However, something foundational happened before He began preaching the gospel and performing the various miracles that showed He was from God.Something essential happened before He could preach and perform works as a man. Book of Daniel Bible Study Commentary Chapter 4. 42 While there seems to be a connection between the statue of chapter 2 and the image of chapter 3, there are striking contrasts between these two representations. And on the boundary of Zebulon from the east side to the west side: Gad one. If, however, we add the property of the prince, which is not treated of till Ezekiel 48:21-23, it is considerably longer, and reaches, as has been stated in Ezekiel 48:8, to the boundaries of the land both on the east and west, the Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea, as the several tribe-territories do. 90'+5' Shubham Sarangi (Odisha) wins a free kick in the defensive half. Ezekiel 48:27. Some interpret seven months, and others seven weeks, but it seems he means seven years. Premier League Live Commentary for Newcastle United v Leicester City on 3 January 2021, includes full match statistics and key events, instantly updated. Daniel: The Men who were Loyal to God - by Robert Bryce. The least favour that is shown to the godly shall be repaid double. We are told in Ezekiel 48:19 who these workmen are. The other tribes had then to be located on the south of Benjamin; Simeon, whose territory formerly lay to the south; Issachar and Zebulon, for which no room was left in the north; and Gad, which had to be brought over from Gilead to Canaan. B. Daniel’s explanation of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream. Leon Wood, A Commentary of Daniel (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1973), p. 80. And on the boundary of Reuben from the east side to the west side: Judah one. Ezekiel 40-48: Ezekiel's Last Vision - by Keith Simons. And whereas the king saw a watcher and an holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him; And whereas the king saw a watcher and an holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. The Chetib ya`abowr יעבור is the correct reading: to pass over, sc. Within this set you can access other study helps [ bible, theology, commentary, sermons, and more ]. Daniel (3304-3399 / 457-362 BCE) was a celebrated Jewish scholar and master interpreter of dreams who was exiled to Babylon after the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.He is famous for successfully interpreting the proverbial “writing on the wall” and miraculously surviving the lions’ den. his kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to generation. The priests' portion is to be beside the territory of the Levites, whether on the southern or northern side cannot be gathered from these words any more than from the definition in Ezekiel 48:13 : "and the Levites beside (parallel with) the territory of the priests." This commentary deals with the meaning of this passage and the lessons that it teaches. The suffix in יעבדוּהוּ points back to הנּותר. We looked last time at Nebuchadnezzar and the temple of doom. p his kingdom [is] an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion [is] from generation to generation. He calls him lord, indeed, with cordiality; meanwhile he was the ambassador of the Supreme King, he did not hesitate to elevate his discourse above the king’s command — as all the prophets do who rise up against mountains and hills, as Jeremiah does in Jeremiah 1:10. If, therefore, the length of the terumah (from east to west) was fully ten geographical miles, there would only remain a piece of land of half a mile in breadth on the east and west at the southern boundary, and nothing at all at the northern, for prince's land. And these are the names of the tribes: from the north end by the side of the way to Chetlon toward Hamath (and) Hazar-Enon the boundary of Damascus - toward the north by the side of Hamath there shall east side, west side belong to him: Dan one (tribe-lot). The command, that the sanctuary is to occupy the centre of the whole terumah, leads to a more minute description in the first place (Ezekiel 48:9-12) of the priests' portion, in which the sanctuary was situated, than of the heave to be lifted off for Jehovah. But this is expressed in a heavy and therefore obscure manner. 25:26; 2 Sam. 90'+6' Second Half ends, SC East Bengal 3, Odisha 1. Ezekiel 48:7. And as for the workmen of the city, they shall cultivate it from all the tribes. Ezekiel 48:1. (19-26) Daniel explains the rise and coming fall of Nebuchadnezzar. Matthew 4:23. Which came down from heaven, to transmit Daniel a message. And whereas the king saw a watcher, and an Holy One Here is related another part of the dream, which respects the cutting down of the tree, or the miserable condition the king should be brought into; see ( Daniel 4:13-16) . This gives for the city, together with the open space, a square of five thousand rods on every side; so that the city with its precinct filled the entire breadth of the space left for it, and there only remained on the east and west an open space of ten thousand rods in length and five thousand rods in breadth along the holy terumah. 18:32] may the dream be for those who hate you # [1 Sam. In this way the names in Ezekiel 48:2-7, with the constantly repeated אחד, must also be taken. A Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod(WELS) congregation and school in Alma, MI. Daniel 4:3 How great are his signs! Biblical References: Dan 11. We offer Lutheran sermons, Bible classes, parents helps, biblical counseling, life helps, services, Lutheran guidance, spiritual growth, Christian support, a family atmosphere. Ezekiel 48:20. The heave which ye shall lift (heave) for Jehovah shall be five and twenty thousand in length and ten thousand in breadth. Ezekiel 48:9. Ezekiel 48:15-18 treat of the city possession. Asher and Naphtali, which formerly occupied the most northerly portions of the land, follow next. Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Constable taught at Dallas Theological Seminary for 45 years, and served as the Chairman of its Bible Exposition department for 13 years. In Ezekiel 48:21-23 the situation and extent of the prince's possession are described. (l) By which he means a long space, as seven years. 42 While there seems to be a connection between the statue of chapter 2 and the image of chapter 3, there are striking contrasts between these two representations. And on the boundary of Benjamin from the east side to the west side: Simeon one. 80. In Ezekiel 48:21 the statement is repeated, that the holy terumah and the sanctuary were to lie in the centre of it, i.e., between the portions of land appointed for the prince on either side; and lastly, in Ezekiel 48:22 it is still further stated, with regard to the prince's land on both sides of the terumah, that it was to lie between the adjoining tribe-territories of Judah (to the north) and Benjamin (to the south), so that it was to be bounded by these two. As is seen, the location of And on the boundary of Simeon from the east side to the west side: Issachar one. And whereas the king, &c.] See Daniel 4:13. And on the boundary of Naphtali from the east side to the west side: Manasseh one. Ezekiel 48:15. birth. Dr. Constable’s Notes, authored by Dr. Thomas L. Constable, provide commentary on all 66 books of the Bible and contain over 12,000 pages of material in PDF format.Dr. Daniel 4:1-37.EDICT OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR CONTAINING HIS SECOND DREAM, RELATING TO HIMSELF. Leon Wood, A Commentary of Daniel (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1973), p. 80. The words אל־יד חמת fix the northern boundary more precisely in relation to the adjoining territory; and in 'והיוּ the enumeration of the tribe-lots begins with that of the tribe of Dan, which was to receive its territory against the northern boundary. birth. Book of Daniel Bible Study Commentary Chapter 4. And whereas the king saw a watcher - See the note at Daniel 4:13. Listen to the commentary here This was the early 1990s and teaching jobs were scarce. The Prophecy of Seventy Weeks is the narrative in chapter 9 of the Book of Daniel which tells how Daniel prays to God to act on behalf of his people and city (i.e., Judeans and Jerusalem), and in response is given a detailed but cryptic supposed prophecy of "seventy weeks" by the angel Gabriel.. Ezekiel 48:24. The Text Tradition of Hippolytus’ “Commentary on Daniel” A.D. 170-240 [Editor’s Note: Hippolytus’ commentary on Daniel 4:23 is one of the earliest testimonies to the traditional date of Christ’s Dec. 25 th, 2 B.C. And on the boundary of Gad on the south side toward the south, the boundary shall be from Tamar to the water of strife from Kadesh along the brook to the great sea. People quit their jobs and went along. to the end of the earth—(Jer 27:6-8). In that the king saw an angelic watcher, a holy one, descending from heaven and saying, "Chop down the tree and destroy it; yet leave the stump with its roots in the ground, but with a band of iron and bronze around it in the new grass of the field, and let him be drenched with the dew of heaven, and let him share with the beasts of the field until seven periods of time pass over him,", To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, And whereas the king saw a watcher, and an Holy One, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Ezekiel 48:23. Daniel 4:23 And whereas the king saw a watcher and an holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him; Nebuchadnezzar and the Tree of Doom! And these are its measures: the north side four thousand five hundred, the south side four thousand five hundred, the east side four thousand five hundred, and the west side four thousand five hundred. 90'+2' Attempt saved. The principal points of the northern boundary, viz., the way to Chetlon and Hazar-Enon, the boundary of Damascus, are repeated in Ezekiel 48:1 from Ezekiel 47:15, Ezekiel 47:17, as the starting and terminal points of the northern boundary running from west to east. Well, not quite that exciting but something very close - Nebuchadnezzar and the fiery furnace. Both statements simply affirm that the portions of the priests and Levites were to lie side by side, and not to be separated by the town possession. To אחד we are to supply in thought the substantive חבל, tribe-lot, according to Ezekiel 47:13. And to these shall the holy heave belong, to the priests, toward the north, five and twenty thousand; toward the west, breadth ten thousand; toward the east, breadth ten thousand; and toward the south, length five and twenty thousand; and the sanctuary of Jehovah shall be in the middle of it. by I Gordon. So the king spoke, and said, “Belteshazzar, do not let the dream or its interpretation trouble you.” This is not to be understood as meaning that a fourth was to be taken from the holy terumah for the city possession; for that would yield an incorrect proportion, as the twenty thousand rods in breadth would be reduced to fifteen thousand rods by the subtraction of the fourth part, which would be opposed to Ezekiel 48:9 and Ezekiel 48:15. —Daniel 4:30; 5:2-4, 23. Q. Daniel lived during the reign of Josiah, king for 15 years when Daniel was born. Others think months denoted; others, years; but I willingly incline to this interpretation, since God wishes for no short time to punish King Nebuchadnezzar. Ezekiel 48:10. And secondly, it also differs from the former, in the fact that not only are all the twelve tribes located in Canaan proper, between the Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea; whereas previously two tribes and a half had received from Moses, at their own request, the conquered land of Bashan and Gilead on the eastern side of the Jordan, so that the land of Canaan could be divided among the remaining nine tribes and a half. [Jeremiah 34:17], Remain. Reserve him for a kingly state again, like as he had left a stump in Judah, spared the kingly seed, showed pity to the remnant of the Lord. In Eusebius, H.E. Daniel Chapter 10 [1990s] STREAM. Hippolytus wrote this commentary, the oldest surviving Christian commentary on Scripture, between 202 and 211 AD. כּל־התּרוּמה is the whole heave, so far as it has hitherto been described, embracing the property of the priests, of the Levites, and of the city. This commentary deals with the meaning of this passage and the lessons that it teaches. We are commanded to present the Gospel to a lost and dying world and to preach and teach God’s Word off the very pages of Holy Scripture. For Ezekiel 48:21, vid., Ezekiel 45:7. We are the temple of God, so we are being measured to see if we are truly worshipping God or not.. By עבדי העיר Hitzig would understand the inhabitants of the city, because one cultivates a piece of land even by dwelling on it. Hitzig's explanation - what remains between Judah and Benjamin, from the city territory to the priests' domain, both inclusive, shall belong to the prince - is arbitrary, and perverts the sense. Daniel 9: 70th Week [1990s] STREAM. The king then, says he, saw a watcher descend from heaven, he always speaks of an angel (221) We have stated why Scripture calls angels âwatchers, â since they are at hand to perform Godâs commands; and we know God executes his decrees by their agency: I said angels always discharge this duty, and keep watch over the faithful. Ezekiel 48:11. See how close his idolatry sat to him. The recapitulation in this verse is slightly varied from the statement in Daniel 4:14-16, still so as not materially to affect the sense. Reckoned by cubits, the terumah would be only a mile and a half or a mile and two-thirds in length and breadth, and the city possession would be only a third of a mile broad; whereas the prince's land would be more than six times as larg. And the remainder shall belong to the prince on this side and on that side of the holy heave and of the city possession; along the five and twenty thousand of the heave to the eastern boundary, and toward the west along the five and twenty thousand to the western boundary parallel with the tribe portions, it shall belong to the prince; and the holy heave and the sanctuary of the house shall be in the midst. Let's take a closer look at what it is that God's word commands us to give the utmost care to "keep"; and why we're to protect it so carefully. R. There was a great revival in Israel during Daniel’s boyhood: (2 Kg 22:80-11; 23:2,21-23; 2 Ch 34:14-19; 35:1-19. The extent of this holy terumah on all four sides is then given; and lastly, the command is repeated, that the sanctuary of Jehovah is to be in the centre of it. 8-9; Phil 1. The circumstance that here, as in Ezekiel 45:1., in the division of the terumah, the priests' portion is mentioned first, then the portion of the Levites, and after this the city possession, proves nothing so far as the local order in which these three portions followed one another is concerned; but the enumeration is regulated by their spiritual significance, so that first of all the most holy land for the temple and priests is defined, then the holy portion of the Levites, and lastly, the common land for the city. Though quite beyond the scope of this paper to develop this point, I believe that Daniel 1 is an intentional deja vu harking back to the Joseph narrative of Genesis. If, now, we reckon three geographical miles as the breadth of each of the five tribe-lots to the south of the terumah, and as the land becomes broader toward the south a breadth of 3-4/7 geographical miles for the seven tribe-lots to the north, the terumah set apart in the centre of the land would extend from the site of Jerusalem to Dothan or Jenin. It includes the seven-volume Seventh-day Adventist Bible Commentary, the two-volume Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia, as well as the single volumes Seventh-day Adventist Bible Dictionary, Seventh-day … In the centre of this separated territory the sanctuary (the temple) was to stand. Daniel 4:23 "And whereas the king saw a watcher and a holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and [let] his portion [be] with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him;" The same form of description is repeated in Ezekiel 48:23-28 in the case of the five tribes placed to the south of the heave. Nor are עבדי העיר the workmen employed in building the city, as Gesenius, Hvernick, and others suppose; for the city was not perpetually being built, so that there should be any necessity for setting apart a particular piece of land for the builders; but they are the working men of the city, the labouring class living in the city. John 4:23-24. This is required by the position of the participle between לכּהנים and מבּני צדוק (compare 2 Chronicles 26:18, and for the singular of the participle after a previous plural, Psalm 8:9). Chapters 7 through 12 describe visions Daniel had. 9 I said, “Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, I know that the spirit of the holy gods is in you, and no mystery is too difficult for you. "The assumption that one tribe was to receive as much as another (vid., Ezekiel 47:14), leads to the conclusion that each tribe-lot was to be taken as a monas" (Kliefoth). Bible Commentary for Daniel 4:23. 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