Daniel 2:45 Index
"Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made know to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation there of sure."
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"...cut out of the mountain without hands..."

  • This kingdom has a superhuman origin. It is to be founded, not by the ingenious hands of man, but by the mighty hand of God. (4BC 776)
  • The very fact that the "stone was cut out of the mountain without hands," shows that the last kingdoms on earth will not be overthrown by an earthly power, but that the God of heaven will bring upon them final destruction by giving them to the burning flames. (SNH 39)
  • The events of the future, reaching down to the end of time, were opened before the king of Babylon, in order that he might have light on this important subject. The record of the dream and its interpretation was traced by the prophetic pen, in order that the rulers of the kingdoms that should succeed Babylon might have the same light. (The Youth's Instructor article "Lessons From the Life of Daniel - 11" September 8, 1903)