Dan 8, 1-2: keynote to the following vision and advice to the righteous

Anne Gardner

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Scholars see Dan 8,12 only as a bridge between Daniel 7 and 8, although the repetitive nature of verse 2, the exact location of the named places and the feasibility of Daniel being present in them have been much discussed. The present paper claims Dan 8,12 alludes to earlier Biblical passages, thereby providing the keynote to the coming vision that it pertains to Jerusalem and a time of persecution which is a divine judgment on sin as well as advice to the righteous to hold firm. Even though they might suffer, ultimately they will be vindicated and their enemies punished.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429 - 450
Number of pages22
JournalCristianesimo nella Storia: ricerche storiche esegetiche teologiche
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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