Daniel 11:32 Index
"And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits."
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"...he...

  • The Roman Papacy. (4BC 874)

"...corrupt by flatteries..."

  • Or "smooth, slippery things," [talking, treaties, positions of honor] (Daniel 8:25). It has ever been Satan's method to make his way appear easier than God's Throughout Christian history God's own people have clung to the road described by Christ when He said, "Narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life" (Matthew 7:14). (4BC 874)

"...the people that do know their God shall be strong..."

  • ...Daniel gives a note of hope with these words." (KC 135)

"...the people that do know their God... do exploits."

  • Or "to do," "to make," "take action." This passage... refers to those who, within lands under the jurisdiction of [Papal] Rome and beyond, resisted the papal encroachments and maintained a bright faith as, for example, the Waldenses, the Albigenses, and others.... The true church is distinguished not only in that God's people react against sin by withstanding temptation, but even more in that they carry forward a positive program of action for Him. Christianity cannot be passive. Every child of God has a commission to perform. (4BC 874)