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Daniel 12 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:1 -

At that time

Michael, the great prince

who stands watch over your people, will rise up.

There will be a time of distress

such as never has occurred

since nations came into being until that time.

But at that time all your people

who are found written in the book will escape.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:2 -

Many who sleep in the dust

of the earth will awake,

some to eternal life,

and some to disgrace and eternal contempt.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:3 -

Those who have insight will shine

like the bright expanse of the heavens,

and those who lead many to righteousness,

like the stars forever and ever.

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“But you, Daniel, keep these words secret and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will roam about, and knowledge will increase.”[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:5 -

Then I, Daniel, looked, and two others were standing there, one on this bank of the river and one on the other.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:6 -

One of them said to the man dressed in linen, who was above the water of the river, “How long until the end of these wondrous things? ”

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Then I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the water of the river. He raised both his hands[fn] toward heaven and swore by him who lives eternally that it would be for a time, times, and half a time. When the power of the holy people is shattered, all these things will be completed.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:8 -

I heard but did not understand. So I asked, “My lord, what will be the outcome of these things? ”

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He said, “Go on your way, Daniel, for the words are secret and sealed until the time of the end.

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“Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; none of the wicked will understand, but those who have insight will understand.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:11 -

“From the time the daily sacrifice is abolished and the abomination of desolation is set up, there will be 1,290 days.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:12 -

“Happy is the one who waits for and reaches 1,335 days.

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“But as for you, go on your way to the end;[fn] you will rest, and then you will rise[fn] to receive your allotted inheritance at the end of the days.”

CSB Footnotes
LXX reads and the earth will be filled with unrighteousness
Lit raised his right and his left
LXX omits to the end
Or stand

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

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For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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