Daniel 4:27 Index
"'Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of they tranquillity.'"
Research Material

"...let my counsel be..."

  • At the end of the interpretation Daniel pleaded with his royal friend.... This counsel to break off his sins and practice righteousness must have added to Nebuchadnezzar's anxiety. When he had completed his great summer palace, he had erected a plaque which called attention to the building's massive security system, "The bad, unrighteous man cometh not within," it declared -- a reference to the palace's safety from burglars and other kinds of criminals. But now Daniel was implying that Nebuchadnezzar, the builder and principle resident of the palace, was himself a bad, unrighteous man. (MM 60)
  • That which you sow you will also reap. The Lord has said, “Them that honor me I will