- Daniel was off of his face and on his hands and knees. 2. Since the first day you began to pray for understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your request … If in our prayers amidst long protracted sorrows we believed God's angel is on his way to us, what consolation it would give us! 1. The ראשׁנים שׁרים can only be the princes, chiefs, of the good angels remaining in communion with God, and working for the kingdom of God. He states his prayers to have been heard from the time of his applying his mind to understanding, and from his afflicting himself before God These two points may be noticed: first, by the word “understanding” the angel informs us of God’s being propitious to the prayers of his servant, because they were sincere and legitimate. 13 But for twenty-one days the spirit prince of the kingdom of Persia blocked my way. Daniel had devoted three full weeks to such a service Daniel 10:2-3, and it would seem from this that one object which he had in view was to make inquiry about the future condition of his people, or to learn what was his own duty in the present circumstances, or what methods he might use to secure the return of his countrymen to their own land. We know, says John, that if we ask anything according to his will, he will hear us. And why, in our days of trouble and anxiety, should we not believe that it is so; and that God, even though the delay may seem to be long, will yet show himself to be a hearer and an answerer of prayer? Another passage also reminds us how useless is the hope of obtaining anything by prayer, if we are agitated and tossed about in our emotions. But that is not what it means. It is the third year of the reign of Cyrus king of Persia. 2 In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks. Daniel 10:12, NASB: "Then he said to me, 'Do not be afraid, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart on understanding this and on humbling yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to your words." Thus in Peter’s case, Acts 12:5-15, and here in Daniel’s. The angel adds, From the first day on which thou didst begin to apply thy mind to understanding, and to afflict thyself before God, thy prayers were heard This reason sufficiently shews in what sense and with what intention the angel forbade the Prophet’s fears — because, says he, thy prayers have been heard He was unwilling to banish all fear, but he offered some hope and consolation; and relying on this expectation, he might wait for the revelation which he so earnestly desired. Then he said to me, "Do not be afraid, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart on understanding this and on humbling yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to your words. It was because Michael was the prince of Israel, i.e., "the high angel-prince who had to maintain the cause of the people of God in the invisible spirit-world against opposing powers" (Auberlen, p. 289); and as such he appears also in Jde 1:9 and Revelation 12:7. 12 Then he said, “Don’t be afraid, Daniel. He who appeared to Daniel, Daniel 10:5, and spake with him, Daniel 10:11, is not "the angel who had his dominion among the nations of the world," or "his sphere of action in the embodiments of the heathen world-power, to which the Jewish people were now in subjection, to promote therein the working out of God's plan of salvation" (Hofm. Then the angel adds, he came at his words; as it is said in the Psalms. The plural, "kings of Persia," neither refers to Cyrus and Cambyses, nor to Cyrus and the conquered kings living with him (Croesus, etc. It is concentration of soul. To a subordinate spirit God will not entrust a work demanding special power and greatness; much rather the being entrusted with a great and important work supposes a man exalted above the common mass. p. 338). Literally, to afflict thyself. Within the three chapters of Daniel 10–12, Daniel 10 serves as prologue, chapter 11 as the report of the angelic vision, and chapter 12 as the epilogue. But in Daniel 10:14 it is connected with להבינך, "I am come to bring thee understanding," in Daniel 10:12 with בּדבריך, which only denotes that the "coming" corresponded to Daniel's prayer, but not that he came immediately to him. I am come for thy words - On account of thy prayers I am sent to comfort and instruct thee. 12.For thy words — Rather, with R.V., “for thy words’ sake.” What power in prayer! Thyself, thy capabilities, thy moral obligations, thy spiritual condition. 3. This being, which looks like a man, was sent of God with a message to encourage Daniel. Mean-time, Daniel, not knowing that these arrangements were in a process of completion, or that an angel was employed to secure the answer to his prayers, yet strong in faith, was suffered to continue his supplications with no intimation that his prayers were heard, or that he would be answered. Daniel 10:12-13 KJV. Many have taken this to mean that in some way the book of Daniel is rendered incapable of being understood; that the prophecies given Daniel are couched in such strange forms and weird language that no one can really understand them; the riddle can never be unveiled until we arrive at the actual end of days. Mysterious dispensations of providence are permitted to thwart our fair expectations. The translation, "I have maintained the place" (Hofm. and Kran., with Calvin and most of the Reformers, think, but the guardian spirit or the protecting genius of the Persian kingdom, as the Rabbis and most of the Christian interpreters have rightly acknowledged. Thus in Peter’s case, Acts 12:5-15, and here in Daniel’s. ), the δαιμόνιον of the Persian kingdom, i.e., the supernatural spiritual power standing behind the national gods, which we may properly call the guardian spirit of this kingdom. [1 John 4:18], For from the first day.] Introduction. He did set his heart to understand, that he might find out the path of duty; what to do and what to recommend. for thy words—because of thy prayers.1. Perceiving him to shake and tremble, and to be intimidated at his presence, he speaks comfortably to him, and encourages him to lay aside his fears, that he might be more capable of attending to what he was about to say to him; and which had a tendency of themselves to remove his fears, and increase his confidence in the Lord: for from the first day thou didst set thine heart to understand; not so much the former visions which he had an understanding of, as the future state of his people; or rather, the reason of their present distressed condition, being hindered by their enemies in rebuilding their city and temple: and to chasten thyself before thy God; to humble himself in prayer, and to afflict himself by fasting: thy words were heard; his prayers were heard, and an answer ordered to be given, the very first day he began to pray, and fast, and mourn, though it was now full three weeks since; just as, at the beginning of his former supplications, Gabriel had a commandment to go and show him that they were heard, Daniel 9:23. and I am come forth for thy words; on account of his prayers, to bring an answer to them; the reason why he came no sooner, when it was three weeks since he received his order, is as follows: Fear not — Be not affrighted at my presence. Against the idea of the subjection of Michael to the angel that spake, or the man clothed with linen, stands the further unfolding of the angel's message, the statement in Daniel 10:21 and Daniel 11:1, according to which the angel that spake gave strength and help to Michael in the first year of the Median Darius, from which we have more reason to conclude that the angel who spake stood above the angel Michael; see under Daniel 11:1. In consequence of the hesitation and vacillation of unbelievers, this testimony to true faith is set before Daniel — he prayed to his own God Whoever approaches God, says the Apostle, (Hebrews 11:6,) ought to acknowledge his existence, and his being easily entreated by all those who seek and invoke him. נותר has not here the usual meaning, to be over and above, to remain, but is to be translated after הותיר, Genesis 49:4, to have the pre-eminence, to excel, in the passive signification of the Hiphil: "to be provided with the preference, to gain the superiority." But we learn from Daniel 10:21 the reason why the archangel Michael, and no other angel, came to the help of him who was clothed with linen. Adverse changes take place which disappoint our hopes. Daniel 10-12 Listen : Another vision (Daniel 10) 1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, but the time appointed was long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision. Though Daniel heard nothing of his prayers for three weeks’ time, yet was the angel at work all that while for the removal of impediments. Daniel 10:12-13. As this was the object of the Prophet’s prayer, he so far obtained his request, and the angel bears witness to God’s being entreated by him. It is rather the Angel of the Lord who carries out God's plans in the world, and for their accomplishment and execution makes war against the hostile spirit of the heathen world-power. For from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand - what shall come to pass to thy people at the last times (cf. See on Daniel 9:23. The twenty-one days are those three weeks of Daniel's fasting and prayer, Daniel 10:2. III. Three things are specified in our text. Concentrated to devotion. Sometimes the answer to the prayer comes only after many years of waiting; sometimes after a few weeks of continuous fasting and beseeching as in this case; sometimes “in the day” when one cries (, "This verse constitutes a great encouragement to those whose prayers are not answered immediately. The contents of Daniel 10:13 are hence not to be understood as showing that the angel went to Persia in order that he might there arrange the cause of Israel with the king; the verse much rather speaks of a war in the kingdom of the supernatural spirits, which could not relate to the court of the king of Persia. didst set thine heart to understand — what shall come to pass to thy people at the last times (compare Daniel 10:14). See Revelation 10:8-11; 14:6-7. The Lord is quick in hearing the fervent prayer of a humble soul, though he doth not presently let them know it. Daniel 10 Daniel 10:12-13 "Prayer and Spiritual Warfare" Introduction Daniel is in heathen Babylon. Thy words were heard - In heaven. אצל, at the side of, near, is explained from the idea of the protecting spirit standing by the side of his protege. For the Scripture does not place the demon-powers of heathendom so on a line with the angels that both are designated as ראשׁנים שׂרים. O Daniel, man greatly beloved: This was the second time Daniel was called greatly beloved (Daniel 9:23 previous to this). It is concentration of soul. Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-20, Daniel 10:12-14, Jude 1:9, Philippians 2:10-11, 1 Peter 3:15, John 14:6, Matthew 22:37 (view more) (view less) Denomination: Nazarene. In such reasons we feel most dependent upon God; and then there is often a more than ordinary disposition to pray. “Set thy heart” is setting the whole soul to the work. I have come in answer to your prayer. Concentration to correction. Daniel received divine manifestations in answer to his prayers. He did not utter prayers for the Church in a mere formal manner, but as we have previously seen, he united fasting with entreaty, and abstained from all delicacies. Wise ends are answered by these trials of our faith and patience. His fasting was an outward sign of inward humiliation, and also calculated to promote it. “Set thy heart to understand.” To understand what ? I. Then he continued, 'Do not be afraid, Daniel. The Lord is quick in hearing the fervent prayer of a humble soul, though he doth not presently let them know it. Home » End Times Prophecy » The End Times According To Daniel … Part Three, Chapters 10-12. For this reason God did not reject his petitions. (12) From the first day.—The meaning appears to be that this vision was vouchsafed to him in consequence of his prayer to understand what would befal his people in the future. Fear not - be not affrighted at my presence. Thy words were heard - In heaven. If in similar circumstances we search, we shall probably find some errors to be corrected, some negligences and sins to be repented of, some feelings to be humbled for, or some attainments to be pursued, which might have been overlooked or forgotten had not the Almighty arrested us in our career. A soul that would obtain great things from God by prayer must be solemn and fervent in seeking God. Thyself, thy capabilities, thy moral obligations, thy spiritual condition. “To chasten thyself.” Quench corrupt lusts, conquer wrong prejudices, expel pernicious errors, etc. Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words. 2. Another proof that prayer is at once heard, though the answer may be long delayed. I think the key point to consider is that although the one described in Daniel 10:4-6 is Christ, starting at verse 10 where ‘a hand’ touches him it is not the person of the vision but an angel who is involved in communicating the meaning of the vision of Christ. And I am come for thy word.] God inclines with desire towards those who fear him; and in this sense the angel waits upon Daniel. Daniel did not know about this conflict before the angel told him about it, so he did not pray to overcome these demons. Sometimes the answer to the prayer comes only after many years of waiting; sometimes after a few weeks of continuous fasting and beseeching as in this case; sometimes “in the day” when one cries (Daniel 9:20; Daniel 10:2; <19D803>Psalms 138:3). The angel, therefore, shews how Daniel obtained his requests, by suppliantly afflicting himself before God. 3. God's messenger was detained on the way (Daniel 10:13) by the opposition of the powers of darkness. i. Daniel 9:23). His coming to Daniel was hindered by this, that the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood him twenty-one days. Inquiry. ", "Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God", John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. daniel 10:12 then he said to me, "do not be afraid, daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart on understanding this and on humbling yourself before your god, your words were heard, and i have come in response to your words. A soul that would obtain great things from God by prayer must be solemn and fervent in seeking God. I. THE COURSE DANIEL PURSUED UNDER THE TRYING CIRCUMSTANCES. In this case, it was deferred by the detention of the messenger on the way Daniel 10:13; in other cases it may be from a different cause; but it should never be set down as a proof that prayer is not heard, and that it will not be answered, because the answer is not granted at once. In chapter 10, Daniel tells of a revelation he received during the third year of King Cyrus of Persia’s reign. It moves all heaven and brings the powers of heaven with help. Schriftbew. Lastly, by this expression, the angel shews us how Daniel’s prayer was founded on faith; he had not sought God with rashness, but was clearly persuaded of his being welcomed among the sons of God. II. Daniel 10:14). 2. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling. This is the first point. In consequence of the assistance on the part of Michael, the Angel of the Lord obtained the place of superiority by the side of the king of Persia. Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words. Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words. For as regards the statement adduced in support of this opinion - "the greatness and importance of the work entrusted to him makes him one of the ראשׁנים, not that the work is entrusted to him because he is so" - just the contrary is true. Daniel 10:12. If in our prayers amidst long protracted sorrows we believed God‘s angel is on his way to us, what consolation it would give us! Compare the notes at Daniel 9:23. Daniel had, without doubt, prayed for the accomplishment of the salvation promised to his people, and eo ipso for the removal of all the hindrances that stood in the way of that … God observes all this soul work. 3. Daniel's previous guide in the heavenly realm had been Gabriel. The angel tells Daniel that his prophecies would be sealed until the end of the age, but in that time "the wise would understand" (Daniel 12:9-10). Humiliation. (Psalms 145:19.) “Before thy God,” doing the whole as under the eye of God. These prophecies will soon be fulfilled, and God is revealing what they mean to those who obey Him. I have already said enough on the subject of this address. In this case, it was deferred by the detention of the messenger on the way Daniel 10:13; in other cases it may be from a different cause; but it should never be set down as a proof that prayer is not heard, and that it will not be answered, because the answer is not granted at once. I. Daniel 10:1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, but the time appointed was long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision. New Living Translation Update. The prince (שׂר) of the kingdom of Persia, briefly designated in Daniel 10:21 "the prince of Persia," is not king Cyrus, or the collectivum of the kings of Persia, as Hv. This spirit of the kingdom of Persia, whom, after the example of Jerome, almost all interpreters call the guardian angel of his kingdom, is as little the nature-power of this kingdom as Michael is the nature-power of Israel, but is a spirit-being; yet not the heathen national god of the Persians, but, according to the view of Scripture (1 Corinthians 10:20. A Bible Study by Jack Kelley. As a result of the vision and revelation of chapters 10-12, Daniel understood all he needed to know about the future. Daniel would have been cheered in his days of fasting and service if he had known that an angel was on his way to him to comfort him, and to communicate to him an answer from God; often - if not always - in our days of deepest anxiety and trouble; when our prayers seem not to penetrate the skies; when we meet with no response; when the thing for which we pray seems to be withheld; when our friends remain unconverted; when irreligion abounds and prevails; when we seem to be doing no good, and when calamity presses upon us, if we saw the arrangement which God was already making to answer the prayer, and could see the messenger on the way, our hearts would exult, and our tears would cease to flow. thy words were heard—(Ac 10:4). (W. Unless faith shine forth, we must not feel surprise at those who call upon God losing all their labor through their profanation of his name. Have you ever heard others talking about a Daniel Fast and wondered what it was? Perhaps here also. And to chasten thyself before thy God. He saw the condition of the Church entirely confused, and he desired the communication of some mark of favor, which might assure him of God’s being still mindful of His covenant, and of his not despising those wretched Israelites whom he had adopted. (James 1:6.) it is said at the same time that the people, though they be little esteemed before the world, yet cannot be destroyed by the nations of the world. chasten = humble. 2. Prayer is heard at once in heaven, though the sensible answer may seem to be delayed. He prayed, therefore, to his own God, and for this reason, his petitions were heard. Daniel 10:10-12 A hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. “Set thy heart” is setting the whole soul to the work. God here says to Daniel, “Thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words.” The idea is, because thou hast been disciplining thy soul, I am come to answer thy prayers. Daniel 10:2 In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks. Daniel would have been cheered in his days of fasting and service if he had known that an angel was on his way to him to comfort him, and to communicate to him an answer from God; often - if not always - in our days of deepest anxiety and trouble; when our prayers seem not to penetrate the skies; when we meet with no response; when the thing for which we pray seems to be withheld; when our friends remain unconverted; when irreligion abounds and prevails; when we seem to be doing no good, and when calamity presses upon us, if we saw the arrangement which God was already making to answer the prayer, and could see the messenger on the way, our hearts would exult, and our tears would cease to flow. ʽerev) meaning 'evening' Hebrew word study onבֹקֶר (Htr. In this present world, so full of uncertainty, it is not to be expected that we shall be altogether without our fears as to what may befal us. Daniel 10:12, NLT: "Then he said, 'Don't be afraid, Daniel. The prayers of the impious, on the other hand, always repel the Almighty, and they can never be sure of his being propitious to them. It begins: “At that time [the time of the end and the incursion of the king of the North into the Middle East] Michael shall stand up, the great prince who stands watch over the sons of your people; and there shall be a time of trouble , such as never was since there was a nation” (verse 1). Though what is said by the angel Michael, for the sake of the Israelitish people, among whom he has the sphere of his activity, may be said for their comfort, yet it does not follow therefrom that that which is said "cannot give disclosures regarding the relation within the angel-world, but only regarding the relation to the great historical nations and powers of the world" (Hofm. Prayer. 10:1 In the a third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing [was] true, but the time appointed [was] b long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision. Daniel was mourning because the Babylonian Empire had fallen, but freedom to rebuild Jerusalem had not been granted. Fear not, Daniel.] Hebrew word study on עֶרֶב (Htr. A voluntary devotedness to extraordinary exercises of piety in his judgment was called for by the extraordinary circumstances of the times. A more detailed chart of the 2300 day Tribulation (from the homepage) click to enlarge Chart of 70th Seven verses 2300-day Tribulation. The cause of the delay may be something totally unknown to us; yet although the answer may be delayed, the prayer is always heard immediately. for from the first day thou didst set thine heart to understand; not so much the former visions which he had an understanding of, as the future state of his people; or rather, the reason of their present distressed condition, being hindered by their enemies in rebuilding their city and temple: and to chasten thyself before thy God; to humble himself in prayer, and to afflict himself by fasting: thy words were heard; his prayers were heard, and an answer ordered to be given, the very first day he began to pray, and fast, and mourn, though it was now full three weeks since; just as, at the beginning of his former supplications, Gabriel had a commandment to go and show him that they were heard, Daniel 9:23. and I am come forth for thy words; on account of his prayers, to bring an answer to them; the reason why he came no sooner, when it was three weeks since he received his order, is as follows: The thirteenth verse speaks of this, not as denoting that the angel came to Persia for the purpose of working for Israel, but much rather as announcing the reason of the twenty-one days' delay in the coming of the angel to Daniel, in the form of a parenthetical clause. No doubt his fears had been strong concerning the execution of the monarch’s decree. Its action on SELF. 8:16. Truthful, earnest, solemn. The reason why he had not sooner arrived, and why Daniel was left to continue his prayers so long without any answer being returned, is stated in the following verses. His promise to hear their prayers not only denotes attention to them, but acceptance of them. But year after year passed and no deliverance came.. Then Darnel spent three weeks in retirement, self-denial, and prayer. Soul Discipline. II. P. R. This thought follows as a conclusion from what is said regarding the dignity of their guardian angel, but it does not form the contents of the saying regarding Michael and his place among the heavenly spirits. Literally, to afflict thyself. He says, before thy God; this expression of the angel’s implying that the Prophet’s supplication sprang from true faith. The best way of soothing the mind is to do as Daniel did, refer the case to God, with humility, prayer, and holy trust. A second condition of true prayer is here set before us, when the faithful humble themselves before God, and being touched with true penitence, pour out their groans before him. Brought hither by thy prayers. Then said he unto me, Fear not - Be not alarmed at my presence; do not fear that your devotions are not accepted, and that your prayers are not heard. In the לנגדּי עמד lies, according to the excellent remark of Kliefoth, the idea, that "the שׂר of the kingdom of Persian stood beside the kings of the Persians to influence them against Israel, and to direct against Israel the power lying in Persian heathendom, so as to support the insinuations of the Samaritans; that the angel, Daniel 10:5, came on account of Daniel's prayer to dislodge this 'prince' from his position and deprive him of his influence, but he kept his place for twenty-one days, till Michael came to his help; then he so gained the mastery over him, that he now stood in his place beside the kings of Persia, so as henceforth to influence them in favour of Israel." And yet this trembling improved his teachableness. chasten thyself — (Daniel 10:2, Daniel 10:3). Daniel 10:12-14 King James Version (KJV). Daniel 10:12-13. 12:4-10 Instead of interpreting the vision for Daniel, the angel says, “seal the book” until “the time of the end.” In the early 1800s, many honest and Godly Bible students around the world, independent of one another, begin to unravel the correct meaning of the book of Daniel. The circumstances of the case were such as to make either of these inquiries proper; and the angel now affirms that, from the first day when he entered on these investigations, he was despatched to come to him, and to assure him that his prayer was heard. The coming of Michael to give help does not include in it this, that he was superior in might or in position to the angel that spake, and thus supplies no proof that the angel that spake was Gabriel, or an angel different from him who was clothed with linen. God‘s messenger was detained on the way (Daniel 10:13) by the opposition of the powers of darkness. 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