Daniel 7:22 Index
"Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom."
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"Until the Ancient of days came..."

  • Daniel is relating events as they appeared to him in vision. By the coming of the Ancient of days he means the appearing of this Being on the prophetic screen. (Daniel 7:9-14). (4BC 830)
  • In Daniel 8:22 three consecutive events seem to be brought to view. Looking onward from the time when the little horn was in the height of its power to the full end of the long contest between the saints and Satan with all his agents, Daniel notes three prominent events that stand as mileposts along the way:
    • 1) The coming of the Ancient of days, that is, the position which Jehovah takes in the opening of the judgment scene described in Daniel 7:9 and Daniel 7:10. (US 117