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Daniel 12 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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The Time of the End

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:1 - “At that time Michael, the archangel[fn] who stands guard over your nation, will arise. Then there will be a time of anguish greater than any since nations first came into existence. But at that time every one of your people whose name is written in the book will be rescued.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:2 - Many of those whose bodies lie dead and buried will rise up, some to everlasting life and some to shame and everlasting disgrace.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:3 - Those who are wise will shine as bright as the sky, and those who lead many to righteousness will shine like the stars forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:4 - But you, Daniel, keep this prophecy a secret; seal up the book until the time of the end, when many will rush here and there, and knowledge will increase.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:5 - Then I, Daniel, looked and saw two others standing on opposite banks of the river.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:6 - One of them asked the man dressed in linen, who was now standing above the river, “How long will it be until these shocking events are over?”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:7 - The man dressed in linen, who was standing above the river, raised both his hands toward heaven and took a solemn oath by the One who lives forever, saying, “It will go on for a time, times, and half a time. When the shattering of the holy people has finally come to an end, all these things will have happened.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:8 - I heard what he said, but I did not understand what he meant. So I asked, “How will all this finally end, my lord?”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:9 - But he said, “Go now, Daniel, for what I have said is kept secret and sealed until the time of the end.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:10 - Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined by these trials. But the wicked will continue in their wickedness, and none of them will understand. Only those who are wise will know what it means.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:11 - “From the time the daily sacrifice is stopped and the sacrilegious object that causes desecration[fn] is set up to be worshiped, there will be 1,290 days.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:12 - And blessed are those who wait and remain until the end of the 1,335 days!

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:13 - “As for you, go your way until the end. You will rest, and then at the end of the days, you will rise again to receive the inheritance set aside for you.”
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew the great prince.
Hebrew the abomination of desolation.
NLT

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