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1
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What does Daniel’s name mean?

A

“God is judge.”

2
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When was Daniel written?

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6th century BC

3
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How do Liberals view Daniel?

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As a work of fiction dated around 165 BC, intended to encourage the resistance movement against Antiochus Epiphanes

4
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Liberals argue that there is a discrepancy of one year between Dan 1:1 and Jer 46:2 regarding Nebuchadnezzar reigning over Babylon and invading Judah during Jehoikim’s reign. How do we answer this?

A

The accession year.

5
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Liberals argue that there was no king Belshazzar of Babylon in secular history. Nabonidus was ruler instead. How is this reconciled?

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Belshazzar was a co-regent, second ruler under Nabonidus. Evidence is found in the text when Belshazzar offers to make Daniel the THIRD ruler.

6
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How do we reconcile the presence of late Greek words in Daniel?

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Greek words were known to the Hebrews before Alexander the Great. There was more movement of ancient people than some think.

7
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What is the theme of Daniel?

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The rise and fall of kingdoms

8
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What kingdoms do the statue in Dan 2 and the beasts in Dan 7 represent?

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Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece, and Rome

9
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What are the seventy weeks in Dan 9?

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Seventy sevens or heptads of years. 490 years.

10
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What happened after 69 heptads of years?

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Messiah was cut off. Jerusalem temple was destroyed in AD 70 by Titus of Rome.

11
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What does Daniel’s 70th week typify?

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The future arrival of the antichrist.

12
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Are the 490 years consecutive?

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No. 483 years are accounted for, and the last seven will be the tribulation (Matt 24). Currently we are in a gap called the church age.