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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Book of
Daniel, Book of The only apocalypse in the Hebrew Bible. While the Jewish canon includes Daniel among the writings (כתובים‎, ktwbym), the Christian canon classifies Daniel with the Prophets.
Daniel, Book of, Critical Issues
Daniel, Book of, Critical Issues Overviews issues related to the interpretation of the book of Daniel that are the subject of ongoing debate among biblical interpreters. Debated issues include the book’s date and authorship, its historicity, its language, and the interpretation of its dreams and visions,
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Book of
DANIEL, BOOK OF. A 12-chapter book in the Sacred Writings (Hagiographa) section of the Hebrew Bible, recounting stories about and visions of the prophet Daniel.A. IntroductionB. The TextC. AuthenticityD. The Composition of the BookE. GenreF. The SettingG. TheologyH. The Additions to DanielA.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Daniel, Book of
Daniel, Book of. Fourth book of the Major Prophets in the OT, characterized by vivid symbolism and reflecting heroic historical events during the Babylonian exile of the Jewish people. Because Daniel is not an easy book to understand, its interpretation requires careful study and reflection. Daniel himself
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Book of
DANIEL, BOOK OF Fourth book of the Major Prophets in the OT, characterized by vivid symbolism and reflecting heroic historical events during the Babylonian exile of the Jewish people. Because Daniel is not an easy book to understand, its interpretation requires careful study and reflection. Daniel himself
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Daniel, Book Of
Daniel, book of, a book found in the Ketuvim (Writings) section of the Tanakh (Jewish Bible) and among the Major Prophets in the Christian ot.Contents: The book of Daniel can be divided into parts either thematically or linguistically. The fact that these divisions do not coincide has been a puzzle
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Daniel, Book of (Writing)
DANIEL, BOOK OFGeneral CharacteristicsThe book of Daniel occupies a unique place in the OT. It sets forth marvelous predictions of the coming of the Messiah and the kingdom of God. In the English Bible it is among the major prophets after Ezekiel; in the Heb. Bible it is among the Writings, the third
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Daniel, Book Of
Daniel, Book ofThe account of the activity and visions of Daniel, a noble Jew exiled at Babylon.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Book of (Writing)
Daniel, Book of. †Account of the activity and apocalyptic visions of Daniel, a noble Israelite taken captive by Nebuchadnezzar and employed in the royal service at Babylon.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Book Of
DANIEL, BOOK OF One of the prophetic books of the Old Testament, the last of the four “major prophets.” Daniel recounts the story of Daniel, a young Jew who was taken to Babylon in 605 b.c., where he lived for most or all of his life. The stories recount the trials and triumphs of Daniel and his three
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Daniel, Book of
Daniel, Book of. The Book falls into two main divisions:1. A narrative section describing the experiences of Daniel and his three companions under Nebuchadnezzar (1–4) and Belshazzar (5), kings of Babylon, and Darius the Mede (6). These include their refusal to eat unclean meats (1), Daniel’s successful
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