0 SAB Daniel 12



The end of the world

1 And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.

The man in linen continues talking to Daniel, saying:

At that time, Michael will stand up.

And there'll be trouble like that world has never seen before.

But those whose names are written in the book will be OK.

2And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

Many will rise from the dead, some to everlasting life and some to everlasting contempt. [1]

3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

The wise will shine like stars.

4But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.

But you, Daniel, must shut up the words and seal the book until the time of the end, when many will run to and fro and knowledge will increase.

5Then I Daniel looked, and, behold, there stood other two, the one on this side of the bank of the river, and the other on that side of the bank of the river.

Then I saw two other guys, one on this side of the river and the other on the other side.

6And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?

One of them said to the man in linen,

When will all this happen?

7 And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.

The man in linen, who was standing on the water holding up his hands, swore to God, saying, [2]

The end will come after a time, times, and a half.

8 And I heard, but I understood not: then said I, O my Lord, what shall be the end of these things?

I heard what he said, but I didn't understand it. [3]

So I said,

So when will the end come?

9 And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end.

He said,

Go away, Daniel.

The words are sealed until the time of the end.

10Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.

Many will be purified and made white. [4]

Wicked people will do wicked things and won't understand.

But the wise will understand.

11 And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days.

From the time that the daily sacrifice is taken away and the abomination of desolations is set up, there will be 1290 days.

12Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days.

Blessed are they that wait 1335 days.

13But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.

So live your life until the end happens.

You'll rest and stand when the world ends.


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