Daniel sees the Lord and others in a glorious vision—He is shown what is to be in the latter days.
1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, but the time appointed was long: and he understood the thing, and had
2 In those days I Daniel was
3 I ate no
4 And in the four and twentieth day of the first month, as I was by the side of the great river, which is
5 Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man
6 His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.
7 And I Daniel alone saw the
8 Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there remained no
9 Yet heard I the voice of his words: and when I heard the voice of his words, then was I in a deep sleep on my face, and my face
11 And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly
12 Then said he unto me,
13 But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo,
15 And when he had spoken such words unto me, I set my face toward the ground, and I became
16 And, behold, one like the similitude of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.
19 And said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be strong, yea, be strong. And when he had spoken unto me, I was strengthened, and said, Let my lord speak; for thou hast strengthened me.
20 Then said he, Knowest thou wherefore I come unto thee? and now will I return to fight with the prince of Persia: and when I am gone forth, lo, the prince of