Daniel 9:17 Index
"Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of thy servant, and his supplications, and cause they face to shine upon thy sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake."
Research Material

"...cause thy face to shine..."

  • An expression signifying, "look with favor" (Numbers 6:25). (4BC 850)

"...upon thy sanctuary..."

  • Daniel's mind centered upon the sanctuary in Jerusalem. Throughout the many years of captivity the city and the sanctuary had lain in ruins, and now the time for rebuilding ws at hand. (4BC 850)