Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Compare Hosea 13:7. It … Another beast, another monarchy, a third monarchy succeeding the Persian monarchy, and which rose up on the ruins of that; Darius king of the Persians being beaten by Alexander king of Macedon, who was the instrument of setting up the Grecian monarchy here intended; The saints of the Most High shall possess the kingdom for ever. and it will be divided to the four directions of the heavens: It is written in the book of Ben Gorion (ch. Daniel 7:6 says, “After this I looked, and there was another, like a leopard, which had on its back four wings of a bird. shazʹzar+ of Babylon, Daniel saw a dream and visions of his head as he lay on his bed.+ Then he wrote down the dream;+ he recorded a complete account of the matters. “Israel” (in verses 18-21), David praised the Lord for His favor to him. First, these genres show that God uses a variety of approaches to communicate prophetic truth (Heb. A revelation from God in his sleep discloses future events which Daniel finds most troubling. After this I beheld, and, lo another, like a the Chaldeans, to whom only two wings of an eagle are given, ( Definition: To give or show something valuable to people who won’t or can’t appreciate it. The angel told Daniel plainly. Daniel 7:6 - After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it. As Daniel watches, “four great beasts,” each different from the others, emerge from the dark waters (verse 3). If there is a difference in the design of the representation, as there would seem to be by mentioning the kind of wings in the one case, and the number in the other, it is probable that the former would denote a more bold and extended flight; the latter a flight more rapid, denoted by the four wings. I observed it until its wings were pulled off, and it was lifted up from the ground. Lo, another, like a leopard — This third kingdom is that of the Macedonians or Grecians, who, under the command of Alexander the Great, overcame the Persians, and reigned next after them; and it is most fitly compared to a leopard upon several accounts. Hence thrice (Daniel 7:7, Daniel 7:19, Daniel 7:23) it is repeated, that the fourth was “diverse from all” the others. The feet of a bear (Daniel7:5), and the mouth of a lion (Daniel 7:4). TimeLine Click on right arrow to go to next beast of Daniel 7. This refers to the second coming of our blessed Lord, when the saints shall triumph in the complete fall of Satan's kingdom. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. See also in the Apocrypha, Ecclesiasticus 28:23. manners of them, he conquered, of which this empire consisted; So Pliny says of leopards: Insidunt pardi condensa arborurn, occultatique earurn ramis in prcetereuntia desiliunt. 7:6 Like a leopard - This leopard was the Grecian monarchy; a leopard is less than a lion, so was this monarchy at first, but yet durst fight with a lion; so did Alexander encounter Darius with an inferior force. Isaiah 11:6, "and the leopard shall lie down with the kid." Daniel 7:4 ) . How did Daniel compare this little horn to the first ten horns? A leopard also for his swiftness; therefore described with four wings on his back. Assyria 3. Since the kingdom of Rome is John's reference in this passage, and since we have identified the 7 Head-Kingdoms with those of the 7 Heads in Daniel 7, then if we apply the 5 have fallen (before Rome and John's time) to the Daniel 7 passage, we find that we actually have 6 Heads in Daniel 7 (Babylon, Persia, and the 4 Grecian) that existed before the Roman Headed beast. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Nevertheless, Daniel 12:4 & 9 indicate that the true meaning of all Daniel's prophecies were 'shut up' and 'sealed'. Daniel’s Dream of Four Beasts. Usually, people use this expression in its negative form, don’t cast your pearls before swine. He wrote down the substance of his dream. (3) As distinguished for swiftness or fleetness. Armies fight for this earth’s throne. Persian monarchy, and which rose up on the ruins of that; Darius “After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the … Medo-Persia (bear—Daniel 7:5) 5. crafty one, Alexander having many wise counsellors of his 8. He wrote down the substance of his dream2 Daniel said: “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me were the four winds of heaven churning up the great sea. After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it. Twice in chapter 7 Daniel speaks of hi… 2 Daniel said: “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me were the four winds of heaven churning up the great sea. The two animals used to represent Medo-Persia and Greece is not wild animals of prey, but … Maurer, Lengerke, and some others, refer it to the Medo-Persian empire - supposing that the second symbol referred to the kingdom of Media. It was told, 'Get up and eat your fill of flesh!'" Daniel 7:6, KJV : "After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it." 4 The first was like a lion with eagle’s wings. My guess is that a place will be given to the leopard in world politics. Standeth for the children of people - Stands in defence of His downtrodden people. denoting the swiftness of Alexander in his conquests; who in a and his inconstancy in them; sometimes exercising the one, and His generals fought each other until there were only four left, represented by the “four horns.” See also notes on Daniel 7:6. Daniel’s Dream of Four Beasts. And there shall be a time of trouble - This time of trouble is greater than any that has come before it. So it was told, ‘Get up and gorge yourself on flesh!’ 6 Next, as I watched, another beast appeared. leopard Notice how the Bible says ‘since there was a nation’, so this time of trouble comes upon the nations of the world. In Daniel 7:17-27 the angel gives the wished-for explanation. 5. That is, it was appointed to rule where the former had ruled, and until it should be succeeded by another - the beast with the ten horns. (Choose a volunteer to read Daniel 7:1) In Daniel 1-6 we learned that Daniel was the one who interpreted Nebuchadnezzar’s dreams and the handwriting on the wall for Belshazzar. e. In (verses 22-24), David praised the Lord for the favor shown to the nation of Israel (Deut. Cast Pearls Before Swine Meaning. The Leopard with ‘four heads’ is a mixture (3rd beast) Daniel 7:6 “After that, I looked, and there before me was another beast, one that looked like a leopard. Babylon (lion—Daniel 7:4) 4. Not in another night, as Jarchi; but in the same night, and in the same visions of it; only after he had seen the other three successively, then last of all he saw this fourth beast; and more being said of this than of the rest, shows that this was the principal thing in the vision to be observed, as being to endure until, and … 7 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream, and visions passed through his mind as he was lying in bed. The Bible tells us in chapter 7 of the Book of Daniel, that God gave Daniel a vision of four … This is the same way that the English sound tu can mean to, two, or too. 3 Four giant beasts emerged from the sea, each different from the others. A revelation from God in his sleep discloses future events which Daniel finds most troubling. * 1 In the first year of King Belshazzar of Babylon, as Daniel lay in bed he had a dream, visions in his head. The proper idea in this representation, when used as a symbol, would be of a nation or kingdom that would have more nobleness than the one represented by the bear, but a less decisive headship over others than that represented by the lion; a nation that, was addicted to conquest, or that preyed upon others; a nation rapid in its movements, and springing upon others unawares, and perhaps in its spots denoting a nation or people made up, not of homogeneous elements, but of various different people. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. But there is some danger of pressing these similitudes too far. Chapters 7 through 12 describe visions Daniel had. Daniel’s first inner turmoil occurs in chapter 7. He wrote down the substance of his dream. In Daniel 7:17 and Daniel 7:18 he gives first a general interpretation of the vision. In Daniel 7, the prophet outlines the rise and fall of kingdoms. 7:1 This concludes the narrative of Daniel’s life and begins the account of his visions and prophecies. It is to be supposed that there were two on each side. The leopard is remarkable for its swiftness; and Alexander and the Macedonians were amazingly rapid in their conquest; insomuch, that St. … (5) They are characterized by their spots. This is a well-known beast of prey, distinguished for blood-thirstiness and cruelty, and these characteristics are especially applicable to the female panther. The first of Daniel’s four beasts is “like a lion, and it had the wings of an eagle” (Daniel 7:4). 7:6-11). 3 And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another. 1 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream, and visions passed through his mind as he was lying in bed. His fleetness is often referred to - the celerity of his spring or bound especially - by the Greek and Roman writers. We should look for the fulfillment of the former in a nation that extended its conquests over a broader space; in the latter, to a nation that moved with more celerity. 1. Daniel, a godly prophet and a man of unshakable faith, has been steadfast in his daily walk of fellowship with God throughout the first six chapters of the Book of Daniel. 4 The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it. Daniel 7 – A Survey of Five World Empires A. 7 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream, and visions passed through his mind as he was lying in bed. Daniel's Vision of the Four Beasts … 5 Suddenly another beast appeared, which looked like a bear. "Neither had the leopard nor the lion such strength.". Then he wrote down the dream; the account began: 2 In the vision I saw during the night, suddenly the four winds of heaven stirred up the great sea, * 3 from which emerged four immense beasts, a each different from the others. He wrote down the substance of his dream2 Daniel said: “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me were the four winds of heaven churning up the great sea. Neither peer opposition nor the king's new law (chapter 6) greatly disturbed Daniel. In regard to the application of this, though the angel did not explain it to Daniel, except in general that a kingdom was represented by it. This decree included Daniel. It was raised up on one of its sides, and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth. (2) As distinguished for cruelty, or a fierce nature, as contrasted with the gentle and tame animal. This earthly power, rising in the early centuries A.D., had human wisdom or understanding—the eyes of a man, not God. Dan 7:1 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.. Dan 7:2 Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold, the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea. Josephus [Antiquities, 11.6] says that Alexander adored the high priest of Jerusalem, saying that he at Dium in Macedonia had seen a vision of God so habited, inviting him to go to Asia, and promising him success. Compare Jeremiah 5:6; Hosea 13:7. In chapter 2 we saw the image of four metals symbolizing the four great world empires from Daniel’s day to the end of time; in this chapter we have four beasts that represent the same kingdoms in more detail. Daniel had a joyful prospect of the prevalence of God's kingdom among men. (Daniel 7:2-13) Daniel prayed to understand the meaning of his vision and it was interpreted to him that the four great beasts were a representation of earthly kings. CHAPTER 7. Hidden from view until 'the time of the end'. which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; denoting the swiftness of Alexander in his conquests; who in a few years made himself master of the whole world, at least as he thought, whose empire was greater than that of Nebuchadnezzar and the Chaldeans, to whom only two wings of an eagle are given, Daniel 7:4. Daniel 7:6. But the objections to this are so obvious, and so numerous, that it seems to me the opinion cannot be entertained, for. The third beast represents Greece, an empire known for the swiftness of its conquests. Daniel 7:6. 2. Daniel 7:6, ESV: "After this I looked, and behold, another, like a leopard, with four wings of a bird on its back. So I went up to one of those standing by and asked him the meaning of … Another beast, another monarchy, a third monarchy succeeding the fowl; Thus, an Arabic writer quoted by Bochart, deflates the leopard to be "an animal resembling the lion, except that it is smaller, and has a skin marked by black spots." Daniel 7:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Daniel 7:5, NIV: "And there before me was a second beast, which looked like a bear.It was raised up on one of its sides, and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth. David is looking back when there was no nation of Israel. Daniel 7 (the seventh chapter of the Book of Daniel) tells of Daniel's vision of four world-kingdoms replaced by the kingdom of the saints or "holy ones" of the Most High, which will endure for ever. Daniel, a godly prophet and a man of unshakable faith, has been steadfast in his daily walk of fellowship with God throughout the first six chapters of the Book of Daniel. The four beasts. Daniel 7:13-14 He is the coming Son of Man Micah 5:2 He is the babe born in Bethlehem . Daniel chapters 1 through 6 describe the life and times of Daniel. 3. In this description, we get more details. 2 Daniel said: “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me were the four winds of heaven churning up the great sea. Daniel 7:4-6, except in reverse order. But Daniel 7:17 says all the kingdoms are yet in the future relative to Daniel’s time. beast. All these dream-visions had me agitated. four heads—explained in Da 8:8, 22; the four kingdoms of the Diadochi or "successors" into which the Macedonian empire was divided at the death of Alexander, namely, Macedon and Greece under Cassander, Thrace and Bithynia under Lysimachus, Egypt under Ptolemy, and Syria under Seleucus. Daniel asks for time to ask God the interpretation (2:14–23). The animal is referred to in the Scriptures as emblematic of the following things, or as having the following characteristics: (1) As next in dignity to the lion - of the same general nature. The king decrees that all his “wise men” be put to death (2:10–13). TimeLine Click on right arrow to go to next beast of Daniel 7. And the beast had four heads, and dominion was given to it." The beast also had four heads, and dominion was given to it.” As with the second beast, the third beast is clearly identified by the angel Gabriel. The first beast was seen with the wings of an eagle, but without any specified number; this appears with wings, but without specifying any particular kind of wings, though the number is mentioned. Then God appears on a fiery throne, the beast with ten horns is destroyed, the other beasts’ lives are “prolonged for a season and a time” and dominion passes to the Son of Man. Indeed, it is Satan who inspired all four kingdoms and gave them their power to persecute God's people. This representation must have been designed to signify either that the one power or kingdom denoted by the leopard was composed of four separate powers or nations now united in one; or that there were four successive kings or dynasties that made up its history; or that the power or kingdom actually appeared, as seen in its prevailing characteristic, as a distinct dominion, as having four heads, or as being divided into so many separate sovereignties. "Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night and behold, the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea." to which may be added all Egypt, Syria, and Palestine. After this I beheld, and, lo another, like a leopard. 1. Can the “wings of a fowl” indicate a rooster, the emblem of FRANCE? Daniel 7:8. The “four wings” represent unprecedented swiftness. CHAPTER 7. Daniel’s Dream of Four Beasts. * 1 In the first year of King Belshazzar of Babylon, as Daniel lay in bed he had a dream, visions in his head. In order of events, the vision described in Daniel 7 took place during the time between Daniel chapters 4 and 5. Scholars, have is seems, been blinded to the fact that the Daniel 7 prophecy and its supplied interpretation (Dan 7:15-27) were disguising a more important and deeper meaning. He called for his diviners to tell and interpret its meaning and they could not (2:2–9). Egypt 2. For the first four centuries the "days" were interpreted literally; a mystical meaning of the 1260 days then began. Daniel 7:6 - After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it. To get what Daniel 7:6 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. To get what Daniel 7:6 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. See below in the application of this. Daniel 7:24. There was a family of Jacob in bondage to an Egyptian Pharaoh. (h) Meaning Alexander the king of Macedonia. Origin of Cast Pearls Before Swine. This is why Revelation 13:2 describes Satan as a beast rising up out of the sea (cf. They had no hope left. In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream and visions of his head while on his bed.Then he wrote down the dream, telling the main facts. It was like a leopard, and on its back it had four wings like those of a bird. ~ Daniel's Dream of Four Beasts. (4) As insidious, or as lying in wait, and springing unexpectedly upon the unwary traveler. Then he wrote down the dream; the account began: 2 In the vision I saw during the night, suddenly the four winds of heaven stirred up the great sea, * 3 from which emerged four immense beasts, a each different from the others. Twice in chapter 7 Daniel speaks of hi… Oute oun pardalios tosson menos, oute leontos. This installment will cover the vision given to the prophet Daniel while Israel was in exile under Babylonian captivity and show its connection the beast depicted in Revelation 13. This article is first installment of a series I am calling “Prophecy Fundamentals” in which we will cover some of the prophecies that are fundamental to the understanding of current events and their part in Bible prophecy. Knowing about broad prophetic genres such as classical and apocalyptic prophecy can be of great benefit. The words, these great beasts, of which there were four, form an absolute nominal clause: "as for the beasts;" as concerning their meaning… Daniel 7:3), with the body of a leopard (Daniel 7:6). Let me make a note at this time. In the general nature of the animal there is a strong resemblance to the lion. Daniel sees four great beasts coming up out of the ocean. Many people do not realize that Daniel 7 is a further illustration of Daniel 2. spotted one, denoting the various virtues and vices of Alexander, intended; compared to a leopard, a smaller creature than a lion; After this I beheld, and lo, another like a leopard —, Which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl —, After this I beheld, and lo another, like a, After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Daniel’s Dream of Four Beasts. Daniel 7:6 Context. The third of the four beasts is “like a leopard,” except it has four bird-like wings on its back and four heads (Daniel 7:6). Neither peer opposition nor the king's new law (chapter 6) greatly disturbed Daniel. A leopard also for his swiftness; therefore described with four wings on his back. It seems to me that either one of these would be a proper and natural fulfillment of the design of the image, though the second suggested would be less proper than either of the others, as the heads appeared on the animal not in succession - as the little horn sprung up in the midst of the other ten, as represented in the fourth beast - but existed simultaneously. Second, such knowledge helps us better appreciate the beauty and complexity of the Bible. After this I beheld, and lo, another like a leopard — “This third kingdom is that of the Macedonians, or Grecians, who, under the command of Alexander the Great, overcame the Persians, and reigned next after them: and it is fitly compared to a leopard upon several accounts. 4. Daniel 7 A Vision of Four Animals 1 In the first year of the reign of King Belshazzar of Babylon, Daniel had a dream. The Beasts and the Judgment. Says Jerom. father's about him, though he himself was rash and hasty; and a In Daniel 2, God gives us a brief identity of the first four 'world ruling kingdoms.' ii. iii. This beast had four heads, and it was given authority to rule.” Daniel 7:17, it would seem that there could be little difficulty, though there has been some variety in the views entertained. As the Second Coming of Jesus to the earth draws closer, it is critical to understand and recognize the biblical prophecies of the end time. Dan 7:1 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.. Dan 7:2 Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold, the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea. who was the instrument of setting up the Grecian monarchy here Daniel stands before Nebuchadnezzar and praises Jehovah for the revelation king of the Persians being beaten by Alexander king of Macedon, (b) The four wings: which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl. (c) The four heads: "the beast had also four heads." GREECE - Daniel 7:6 ... 'After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of … 1 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream, and visions passed through his mind as he was lying in bed. Nothing is said in the passage about the arrangement of the wings, except that they were on the back of the animal. So in Daniel 12:7, where "time, times, and half a time," again occurs, nothing symbolic occurs in the context. For how unlikely it was that thirty thousand men should overthrow several hundreds of thousands! dominion … given to it—by God; not by Alexander's own might. c. vii. In Daniel 7:6 “Dominion was given to it”. In the vision I had during the night I saw the four winds of heaven churning the great sea. Daniel 7:7. (i) That is, his four chief captains, which had the empire among them after his death. But in Daniel 7, God gives us further illustration to identify those kingdoms even more. In both of them celerity of movement is undoubtedly intended - celerity beyond what would be properly denoted by the animal itself the lion or the leopard. Compare Bochart, Hieroz. Arimazes being master of a rock in Sogdiana, which was thought inaccessible and impregnable, Alexander sent a messenger to him to demand the delivery of it to him; but, among other things he proudly said, he asked the messenger, with a sneer, if Alexander could fly; which, when the messenger reported, nettled him much, that he should be insulted because he had not wings; and vowed that the next night he would make him believe that the Macedonians did fly; and accordingly they found ways and means to get to the top of it, which, when the governor saw, he declared that Alexander's soldiers had wings (f): the beast also had four heads; which signify the four kingdoms into which the Grecian empire was divided after Alexander's death, under four of his generals, who were heads or governors of them: Macedonia under Antipater, or, as others, Cassander; Egypt under Ptolemy; Syria under Seleucus; and Asia under Antigonus, or, as others, Lysimachus: and dominion was given to it; the dominion of the whole world, or, however, a very large dominion; and this was given of God, and according to his will, and the ordering of his providence; for to nothing else can it be ascribed, that with thirty thousand men Alexander should beat an army of six hundred thousand; and with such a handful of men subdue so many kingdoms and nations, and that in the space of a few years. Compare also the quotations from the classics in Bochart as above, p. 788. ~ Daniel's Dream of Four Beasts. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. signifying that this monarchy arose from a small beginning; and a Thus the lion and the panther, or leopard, are often united in the Scriptures. 7:6 Like a leopard - This leopard was the Grecian monarchy; a leopard is less than a lion, so was this monarchy at first, but yet durst fight with a lion; so did Alexander encounter Darius with an inferior force. In the Bible, eyes are a symbol of wisdom or understanding (Ephesians 1:18). which had upon the back of it four wings of a 1:1). 7:6 Medo-Persia was defeated by Macedonian Greece, represented as a “leopard” with “four heads” and “four wings.” The “four wings” represent unprecedented swiftness. Daniel 7:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Daniel 7:5, NIV: "And there before me was a second beast, which looked like a bear.It was raised up on one of its sides, and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth. After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth. 15-16 “But as for me, Daniel, I was disturbed. 2 I am Daniel. What about Daniel 7:6? All rights reserved. Daniel 7:6. Selencus had Asia the great, Antigonus the less, Cassander and after him Antipater was king of Macedonia, and Ptolemeus had Egypt. So also they are united in Homer, r. Ὄυτε οἶν παρδάλιος τόσσον μένος, ὄυτε λέοντος. And on its back it had four wings like those of a bird. Compare Hosea 13:7 : "As a leopard by the way will I observe them;" that is, I will "watch" (אשׁור 'âshûr) them. Potential leaders aspire to earthly greatness. Nothing has caused him to panic or depart from his faith and practice as a godly Jew. 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