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Daniel 2

Overview

Daniel 2:1, Nebuchadnezzar, forgetting his dream, requires it of the Chaldeans, by promises and threatenings; Daniel 2:10, They acknowledging their inability are judged to die; Daniel 2:14, Daniel obtaining some respite finds the dream; Daniel 2:19, He blesses God; Daniel 2:24, He staying the decree is brought to the king; Daniel 2:31, The dream; Daniel 2:36, The interpretation; Daniel 2:46, Daniel’s advancement.

Verse 1

in: Daniel 1:1-5, 2 Chronicles 36:5-7

the second: That is, the second according to the Babylonian computation, but the fourth according to that of the Jews, who reckon from the time he was associated with his father. Jeremiah 25:1

Nebuchadnezzar: Daniel 2:3, Daniel 4:5, Genesis 40:5-8, Genesis 41:1-36, Job 33:15-17

and his: Daniel 6:18, Esther 6:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:12 - he dreamed Genesis 37:5 - dreamed Genesis 40:6 - behold Genesis 41:8 - his spirit 2 Kings 9:3 - I have anointed Ezra 1:1 - the Lord Job 7:14 - thou scarest Daniel 4:7 - Then came Daniel 5:6 - the king's Daniel 5:9 - greatly Daniel 7:1 - Daniel Daniel 7:15 - the visions

Verse 2

Daniel 1:20, Daniel 4:6, Daniel 5:7, Genesis 41:8, Exodus 7:11, Deuteronomy 18:10-12, Isaiah 8:19, Isaiah 19:3, Isaiah 47:12, Isaiah 47:13

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 6:2 - called Esther 1:13 - the wise Isaiah 47:9 - for the multitude Daniel 2:27 - cannot Daniel 4:7 - Then came Acts 19:19 - used Revelation 1:5 - and the prince

Verse 3

Daniel 2:1, Genesis 40:8, Genesis 41:15

Reciprocal: Daniel 2:26 - Art Daniel 4:9 - no secret Daniel 5:15 - General Daniel 7:15 - the visions

Verse 4

in: Genesis 31:47, Ezra 4:7, Isaiah 36:11

Syriack: Aramith, "Aramean," the language of Aram or Syria; a general term comprehending both the Chaldee and Syriac, the latter merely differing from the former as a dialect, and being written in a different character. With the following words the Chaldee part of Daniel commences; and is continued to the end of the Daniel 7:1.

O king: Daniel 3:9, Daniel 4:19, Daniel 5:10, Daniel 6:6, Daniel 6:21, 1 Samuel 10:24, 1 Kings 1:25, 1 Kings 1:31, Nehemiah 2:3, Matthew 21:9, Mark 11:9, Mark 11:10

tell: Daniel 4:7, Daniel 5:8, Genesis 41:8, Isaiah 44:25

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 16:16 - God save the king 2 Kings 18:26 - in the Syrian language Daniel 2:7 - Let Daniel 4:9 - tell

Verse 5

ye shall: This was unreasonable, arbitrary, and tyrannical in the extreme; but, in the course of God's providence, it was overruled to serve the most important purpose. Daniel 3:29, 1 Samuel 15:33, Psalms 50:22, Psalms 58:7

cut in pieces: Chal, made pieces

made: Deuteronomy 13:16, Joshua 6:26, 2 Kings 10:27, Ezra 6:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 22:16 - Thou shalt 1 Kings 18:12 - he shall slay me Daniel 3:6 - the same Daniel 4:9 - tell

Verse 6

ye shall: Daniel 2:48, Daniel 5:7, Daniel 5:16, Daniel 5:29, Numbers 22:7, Numbers 22:17, Numbers 22:37, Numbers 24:11

rewards: or, fee, Daniel 5:17, *marg.

Verse 7

Let: Daniel 2:4, Daniel 2:9, Ecclesiastes 10:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:41 - General Daniel 4:7 - but Daniel 4:18 - forasmuch

Verse 8

gain: Chal, buy, Ephesians 5:16, Colossians 4:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:41 - General

Verse 9

there is: Daniel 3:15, Esther 4:11

for: 1 Kings 22:6, 1 Kings 22:22, Proverbs 12:19, Isaiah 44:25, Ezekiel 13:6, Ezekiel 13:17, Ezekiel 13:19, 2 Corinthians 2:17

the time: Daniel 2:21, Daniel 5:28, Daniel 5:31, Daniel 7:25

I shall: Isaiah 41:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 5:18 - yet shall ye deliver Daniel 2:7 - Let Daniel 2:15 - made Daniel 2:16 - and desired Micah 3:7 - the seers

Verse 10

Reciprocal: Exodus 8:18 - they could Exodus 8:19 - This is Leviticus 19:26 - use Isaiah 41:28 - I beheld Isaiah 44:25 - maketh Daniel 2:27 - cannot

Verse 11

and there: This was their decision, and when the living and true God, who indeed condescends to dwell with men, and who alone could reveal the dream and the secrets contained in it, actually made it known to Daniel, he evinced the infinite difference between Jehovah and his prophets, and the idols and magicians of Babylon. Daniel 2:27, Daniel 2:28, Daniel 5:11, Genesis 41:39, Exodus 8:19, Matthew 19:26

whose: Exodus 29:45, Numbers 35:34, 1 Kings 8:27, 2 Chronicles 6:18, Psalms 68:18, Psalms 113:5, Psalms 113:6, Psalms 132:14, Isaiah 8:18, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:1, Isaiah 66:2, Joel 3:21, John 1:1-3, John 1:14, John 14:17, John 14:23, 2 Corinthians 6:16, Revelation 21:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 40:8 - Do not Exodus 8:18 - they could 2 Kings 5:7 - Amos I God Isaiah 41:28 - I beheld Daniel 2:22 - revealeth Daniel 4:8 - and in Acts 12:19 - commanded

Verse 12

Daniel 3:13, Job 5:2, Psalms 76:10, Proverbs 16:14, Proverbs 19:12, Proverbs 20:2, Proverbs 27:3, Proverbs 27:4, Proverbs 29:22, Matthew 2:16, Matthew 5:22

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 22:16 - Thou shalt Esther 1:12 - was the king Esther 1:13 - the wise Esther 6:13 - said his wise Daniel 2:24 - Destroy Daniel 3:6 - the same Daniel 5:19 - whom he would he slew Matthew 20:25 - exercise dominion

Verse 13

the decree: Daniel 6:9-15, Esther 3:12-15, Psalms 94:20, Proverbs 28:15-17, Isaiah 10:1

and they: Daniel 1:19, Daniel 1:20, Daniel 6:12

Reciprocal: Proverbs 19:12 - king's Daniel 2:24 - Destroy Daniel 3:6 - the same Daniel 5:19 - whom he would he slew Matthew 5:22 - That Matthew 20:25 - exercise dominion

Verse 14

answered: Chal, returned

with: 2 Samuel 20:16-22, Ecclesiastes 9:13-18

captain of the king's guard: or, chief marshall, Chal, chief of the executioners, or slaughter-men. Genesis 37:36, Jeremiah 39:9, Jeremiah 52:12, Jeremiah 52:14, *marg.

Verse 15

made: Daniel 2:9

Reciprocal: Daniel 2:24 - Arioch John 13:27 - That

Verse 16

and desired: Daniel 2:9-11, Daniel 1:18, Daniel 1:19

Verse 17

Hananiah: Daniel 1:7, Daniel 1:11, Daniel 3:12

Reciprocal: Daniel 1:6 - Daniel Daniel 2:30 - but Daniel 2:49 - he set Malachi 3:16 - spake

Verse 18

they would: Daniel 3:17, 1 Samuel 17:37, Esther 4:15-17, Psalms 50:15, Psalms 91:15, Proverbs 3:5, Proverbs 3:6, Isaiah 37:4, Jeremiah 33:3, Matthew 18:12, Matthew 18:19, Acts 4:24-31, Acts 12:4, Romans 15:30, 2 Timothy 4:17, 2 Timothy 4:18

of the God of heaven: Chal. from before God. Daniel and his fellows should not perish. or, they should not destroy Daniel, etc. Genesis 18:28, Malachi 3:18, 2 Peter 2:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:16 - It is not Deuteronomy 29:29 - secret Nehemiah 1:4 - the God Isaiah 45:11 - Ask Daniel 2:23 - and hast Daniel 2:28 - that revealeth Daniel 2:30 - but Jonah 1:9 - the God Malachi 3:16 - spake James 1:5 - let James 5:16 - The effectual Revelation 16:11 - the God

Verse 19

was: Daniel 2:22, Daniel 2:27-29, Daniel 4:9, 2 Kings 6:8-12, Psalms 25:14, Amos 3:7, 1 Corinthians 2:9, 1 Corinthians 2:10

in: Daniel 7:7, Numbers 12:6, Job 4:13, Job 33:15, Job 33:16, Matthew 2:12, Matthew 2:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 40:22 - he hanged Genesis 46:2 - in the visions Exodus 8:19 - This is Deuteronomy 29:29 - secret Joshua 22:33 - blessed 2 Chronicles 26:5 - had Daniel 2:47 - a revealer Jonah 1:9 - the God Zechariah 1:8 - by night Acts 9:10 - and to 1 Peter 1:12 - it Revelation 16:11 - the God

Verse 20

Blessed: Genesis 14:20, 1 Kings 8:56, 1 Chronicles 29:10, 1 Chronicles 29:20, 2 Chronicles 20:21, Psalms 41:13, Psalms 50:23, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 103:1, Psalms 103:2, Psalms 113:2, Psalms 115:18, Psalms 145:1, Psalms 145:2

for wisdom: Daniel 2:21-23, 1 Chronicles 29:11, 1 Chronicles 29:12, Job 12:13, Job 12:16-22, Psalms 62:11, Psalms 147:5, Proverbs 8:14, Jeremiah 32:19, Matthew 6:13, Jude 1:24, Revelation 5:12

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:3 - hid from the king Job 9:4 - wise in heart Daniel 1:4 - and skillful Daniel 2:23 - who hast Romans 11:36 - of him 1 Corinthians 1:21 - in 1 Corinthians 1:30 - wisdom Ephesians 1:8 - in 2 Peter 3:15 - according

Verse 21

he changeth: Daniel 2:9, Daniel 7:25, Daniel 11:6, 1 Chronicles 29:30, Esther 1:13, Job 34:24-29, Psalms 31:14, Psalms 31:15, Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, Jeremiah 27:5-7

he removeth: Daniel 4:17, Daniel 4:32, 1 Samuel 2:7, 1 Samuel 2:8, Job 12:18, Psalms 75:5, Psalms 75:6, Psalms 113:7, Psalms 113:8, Proverbs 8:15, Proverbs 8:16, Luke 1:51, Luke 1:52, Acts 13:21, Acts 13:22, Revelation 19:16

he giveth: Exodus 31:3, Exodus 31:6, 1 Kings 3:8-12, 1 Kings 3:28, 1 Kings 4:29, 1 Kings 10:24, 1 Chronicles 22:12, 2 Chronicles 1:10-12, Proverbs 2:6, Proverbs 2:7, Luke 21:15, 1 Corinthians 1:30, James 1:5, James 1:17, James 3:15-17

Reciprocal: Joshua 6:2 - I have Joshua 8:1 - I have 1 Kings 3:7 - thou hast 2 Kings 9:6 - I have anointed 2 Chronicles 9:23 - God 2 Chronicles 36:23 - All the kingdoms Ezra 1:2 - Lord God Ezra 8:16 - men of understanding Job 12:21 - poureth Job 24:1 - seeing Job 32:8 - the inspiration Psalms 119:169 - give me Jeremiah 43:10 - I will send Ezekiel 31:9 - made Daniel 1:4 - and skillful Daniel 1:17 - God Daniel 1:20 - the magicians Daniel 2:20 - for wisdom Daniel 2:23 - who hast Daniel 4:25 - till Daniel 10:1 - and he Acts 1:7 - It Romans 13:1 - there 1 Corinthians 12:8 - is given Ephesians 1:8 - in James 3:13 - endued 2 Peter 3:15 - according

Verse 22

revealeth: Daniel 2:11, Daniel 2:28, Daniel 2:29, Genesis 37:5-9, Genesis 41:16, Genesis 41:25-28, Job 12:22, Psalms 25:14, Isaiah 41:22, Isaiah 41:26, Isaiah 42:9, Matthew 13:13, Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26, 1 Corinthians 2:9-11, Ephesians 3:5

he knoweth: Job 26:6, Psalms 139:11, Psalms 139:12, Jeremiah 23:24, Luke 12:2, Luke 12:3, John 21:17, 1 Corinthians 4:5, Hebrews 4:13

and the: Daniel 5:11, Daniel 5:14, Psalms 36:9, Psalms 104:2, John 1:9, John 8:12, John 12:45, John 12:46, 1 Timothy 6:16, James 1:17, 1 John 1:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:29 - secret 1 Kings 2:15 - for it was 2 Kings 6:12 - telleth Job 12:21 - poureth Psalms 75:7 - he putteth Jeremiah 32:17 - there Ezekiel 28:3 - no secret Daniel 2:19 - was Obadiah 1:6 - how are his 1 Corinthians 2:10 - the deep 1 Peter 1:12 - it

Verse 23

thank: 1 Chronicles 29:13, Psalms 50:14, Psalms 103:1-4, Isaiah 12:1, Matthew 11:25, Luke 10:21, John 11:41

O thou: Genesis 32:9-11, Exodus 3:15, 1 Kings 8:57, 1 Kings 18:36, 1 Chronicles 29:10, 2 Chronicles 20:6

who hast: Daniel 2:20, Daniel 2:21, Proverbs 8:14, Proverbs 21:22, Proverbs 24:5, Ecclesiastes 7:19, Ecclesiastes 9:16, Ecclesiastes 9:18

and hast: Daniel 2:18, Daniel 2:29, Daniel 2:30, Genesis 18:17, Psalms 25:14, Amos 3:7, John 15:15, Revelation 1:1, Revelation 5:5

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:24 - which God 2 Kings 6:12 - telleth Proverbs 2:6 - the Lord Daniel 1:17 - God Daniel 2:36 - General Acts 22:14 - The God Colossians 1:12 - Giving Revelation 11:17 - We give

Verse 24

Arioch: Daniel 2:15

Destroy: Daniel 2:12, Daniel 2:13, Acts 27:24

Reciprocal: Daniel 2:36 - General Daniel 2:45 - thou sawest Acts 12:24 - General

Verse 25

brought: Proverbs 24:11, Ecclesiastes 9:10

I have: Chal, That I have

captives of Judah: Chal, children of the captivity of Judah. Daniel 1:6, Daniel 6:13, Nehemiah 7:6, 1 Corinthians 1:27, 1 Corinthians 1:28

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:14 - and they brought him hastily Daniel 5:13 - the children

Verse 26

Daniel: Daniel 1:7, Daniel 4:8, Daniel 4:19, Daniel 5:12

Art: Daniel 2:3-7, Daniel 4:18, Daniel 5:16, Genesis 41:15, 1 Samuel 17:33

Verse 27

cannot: Daniel 2:2, Daniel 2:10, Daniel 2:11, Daniel 5:7, Daniel 5:8, Job 5:12, Job 5:13, Isaiah 19:3, Isaiah 44:25, Isaiah 47:12-14

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:8 - but there Exodus 7:11 - wise men Deuteronomy 29:29 - secret Esther 1:13 - the wise Ezekiel 28:3 - no secret Daniel 2:19 - was James 1:17 - good

Verse 28

a God: Psalms 115:3, Matthew 6:9

that revealeth: Daniel 2:18, Daniel 2:47, Genesis 40:8, Genesis 41:16, Isaiah 41:22, Isaiah 41:23, Amos 4:13

maketh known: Chal, hath made known

in the: Daniel 10:14, Genesis 49:1, Numbers 24:14, Deuteronomy 4:30, Deuteronomy 31:19, Isaiah 2:2, Jeremiah 30:24, Jeremiah 48:47, Ezekiel 38:8, Ezekiel 38:16, Hosea 3:5, Micah 4:1, Micah 4:2, 2 Timothy 3:1, Hebrews 1:1, 2 Peter 3:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:8 - but there Genesis 41:25 - God Numbers 20:10 - we fetch 2 Kings 6:12 - telleth Ezra 1:2 - Lord God Job 4:13 - thoughts Job 11:6 - show thee Ecclesiastes 8:1 - who knoweth Isaiah 44:8 - ye are Jeremiah 49:39 - in the Ezekiel 28:3 - no secret Daniel 2:11 - and there Daniel 2:22 - revealeth Daniel 2:29 - he that Daniel 2:44 - the God Daniel 4:5 - and the thoughts Daniel 7:1 - Daniel Luke 11:2 - which Acts 3:12 - or Acts 14:15 - We also Ephesians 1:17 - revelation Hebrews 1:2 - these 1 Peter 1:12 - it Revelation 1:1 - Revelation

Verse 29

came into thy mind: Chal, came up, Ezekiel 38:10

he that: Daniel 2:22, Daniel 2:28, Daniel 2:47, Amos 4:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:25 - God Genesis 49:1 - last days Job 4:13 - thoughts Jeremiah 19:5 - neither Daniel 2:23 - and hast Daniel 4:5 - and the thoughts Daniel 7:1 - Daniel Zechariah 9:11 - As 1 Peter 1:12 - it Revelation 1:1 - Revelation

Verse 30

this secret: Genesis 41:16, Acts 3:12, 1 Corinthians 15:8-12

but: Daniel 2:17, Daniel 2:18, Daniel 2:49, Isaiah 43:3, Isaiah 43:4, Isaiah 45:4, Matthew 24:22, Mark 13:20, Romans 8:28, 1 Corinthians 3:21-23, 2 Corinthians 4:15

their sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king: or, the intent that the interpretation may be made known to the king. and. Daniel 2:47

Reciprocal: Genesis 40:22 - he hanged 2 Samuel 5:12 - his people 1 Chronicles 14:2 - because Psalms 105:19 - his word Daniel 2:23 - and hast Zechariah 4:5 - No Acts 10:25 - and fell Acts 27:10 - I perceive

Verse 31

sawest: Chal, wast seeing

and the: Daniel 7:3-17, Matthew 4:8, Luke 4:5

terrible: Isaiah 13:11, Isaiah 25:3-5, Ezekiel 28:7, Habakkuk 1:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 40:9 - a vine Isaiah 27:7 - he smitten Daniel 3:1 - made

Verse 32

head: Daniel 2:37, Daniel 2:38, Daniel 4:22, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 7:4, Isaiah 14:4, Jeremiah 51:7, Revelation 17:4

breast: Daniel 2:39, Daniel 7:5, Daniel 8:3, Daniel 8:4, Daniel 11:2

belly: Daniel 2:39, Daniel 7:6, Daniel 8:5-8, Daniel 11:3-20

thighs: or, sides

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 7:1 - the joints Daniel 3:1 - made Daniel 7:3 - four

Verse 33

Daniel 2:40-43, Daniel 7:7, Daniel 7:8, Daniel 7:19-26

Reciprocal: Daniel 2:41 - the feet Daniel 7:3 - four Zechariah 6:3 - grisled

Verse 34

a stone: Daniel 2:44, Daniel 2:45, Daniel 7:13, Daniel 7:14, Daniel 7:27, Psalms 118:22, Isaiah 28:16, Zechariah 12:3, Matthew 16:18, Acts 4:11, 1 Peter 2:7, Revelation 11:15

was cut: Daniel 8:25, Zechariah 4:6, John 1:13, 2 Corinthians 5:1, Hebrews 9:24

without hands: or, which was not in hands, Daniel 2:45

which: Psalms 2:8-12, Psalms 110:5, Psalms 110:6, Psalms 149:6-9, Isaiah 60:12, Zechariah 12:3, Revelation 17:14, Revelation 19:11-21

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 3:1 - David waxed Ezra 3:12 - when the foundation Job 34:20 - without Job 34:24 - break Psalms 72:4 - the oppressor Ezekiel 32:28 - General Ezekiel 40:2 - a very Ezekiel 47:5 - waters to swim in Daniel 7:9 - till Micah 2:13 - breaker Haggai 2:22 - overthrow Zechariah 4:7 - O great Zechariah 4:10 - despised Zechariah 12:6 - they Zechariah 14:3 - General Matthew 13:32 - the least Matthew 21:44 - but Mark 4:31 - is less than Mark 14:58 - General Luke 13:19 - and it Luke 20:18 - shall fall John 3:30 - must increase Acts 4:17 - that it Acts 5:24 - this Acts 26:6 - the promise 1 Corinthians 1:28 - to bring 1 Corinthians 15:28 - all things 1 Peter 1:11 - the glory 1 Peter 2:4 - stone

Verse 35

like: Psalms 1:4, Psalms 1:5, Isaiah 17:13, Isaiah 17:14, Isaiah 41:15, Isaiah 41:16, Hosea 13:3, Micah 4:13

no place: Job 6:17, Psalms 37:10, Psalms 37:36, Psalms 103:16, Revelation 12:8, Revelation 20:11

became: Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 2:3, Micah 4:1, Micah 4:2

and filled: Psalms 22:27, Psalms 46:9, Psalms 66:4, Psalms 67:1, Psalms 67:2, Psalms 72:16-19, Psalms 80:9, Psalms 80:10, Psalms 86:9, Isaiah 11:9, Zechariah 14:8, Zechariah 14:9, 1 Corinthians 15:25, Revelation 11:15, Revelation 20:2, Revelation 20:3

Reciprocal: Numbers 24:24 - and he also 2 Samuel 3:1 - David waxed 2 Samuel 22:43 - as small Ezra 3:12 - when the foundation Job 34:24 - break Psalms 68:1 - be scattered Psalms 72:4 - the oppressor Isaiah 9:7 - the increase Isaiah 60:12 - General Isaiah 60:22 - little Jeremiah 46:28 - make Ezekiel 17:22 - upon Ezekiel 32:28 - General Ezekiel 40:2 - a very Ezekiel 47:5 - waters to swim in Daniel 2:45 - thou sawest Daniel 7:9 - till Daniel 7:14 - an everlasting Daniel 8:25 - but Daniel 11:45 - he shall come Obadiah 1:21 - and the Micah 2:13 - breaker Haggai 2:22 - overthrow Zechariah 4:7 - O great Zechariah 4:10 - despised Zechariah 12:3 - a burdensome Zechariah 12:6 - they Zechariah 14:3 - General Matthew 13:32 - the least Matthew 21:44 - but Mark 4:31 - is less than Luke 13:19 - and it Luke 20:18 - shall fall John 3:30 - must increase Acts 4:17 - that it Acts 5:24 - this Acts 26:6 - the promise 1 Corinthians 1:28 - to bring 1 Corinthians 15:28 - all things 1 Peter 1:11 - the glory

Verse 36

Daniel 2:23, Daniel 2:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 40:12 - This

Verse 37

a king: 1 Kings 4:24, Ezra 7:12, Isaiah 10:8, Isaiah 47:5, Jeremiah 27:6, Jeremiah 27:7, Ezekiel 26:7, Hosea 8:10, Revelation 1:5, Revelation 17:14

the God: Daniel 4:25, Daniel 4:32, Daniel 5:18, 2 Chronicles 36:23, Ezra 1:2, Proverbs 8:15, Jeremiah 28:14, Revelation 19:16

power: Daniel 4:3, Daniel 4:34, Psalms 62:11, Matthew 6:13, John 19:11, Revelation 4:11, Revelation 5:12

Reciprocal: Joshua 8:1 - I have 2 Samuel 10:19 - servants 1 Kings 20:1 - Thirty and two 2 Kings 18:24 - How then 2 Kings 25:28 - the throne Esther 1:4 - the riches Psalms 75:7 - he putteth Song of Solomon 5:11 - head Isaiah 13:19 - Babylon Jeremiah 5:15 - a mighty Jeremiah 34:1 - all the kingdoms Jeremiah 52:32 - set Ezekiel 28:14 - and I Ezekiel 31:9 - made Daniel 1:2 - the Lord Daniel 2:32 - head Daniel 2:44 - the God Daniel 2:47 - a Lord Daniel 4:22 - thou Daniel 7:3 - four Daniel 7:17 - great Zechariah 1:18 - four Matthew 4:9 - I give Matthew 20:25 - exercise dominion Revelation 6:4 - power

Verse 38

the beasts: Daniel 4:21, Daniel 4:22, Psalms 50:10, Psalms 50:11, Jeremiah 27:5-7

Thou art: The Chaldean monarchy, over which Nebuchadnezzar was the only king of note; in whose time it extended over Chaldea, Assyria, Arabia, Syria, Egypt, and Libya: the head of gold represented its immense riches. Daniel 2:32

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 2:24 - behold Joshua 8:1 - I have 2 Kings 18:24 - How then Ezra 1:2 - hath given Song of Solomon 5:11 - head Isaiah 13:19 - Babylon Isaiah 14:4 - golden city Isaiah 47:5 - for Jeremiah 5:15 - a mighty Jeremiah 27:6 - I given all Jeremiah 28:14 - and I Jeremiah 34:1 - all the kingdoms Jeremiah 51:7 - a golden Jeremiah 51:41 - the praise Ezekiel 17:3 - great wings Ezekiel 28:14 - and I Ezekiel 31:9 - made Daniel 1:2 - the Lord Daniel 5:18 - the most Daniel 11:11 - the multitude Zechariah 6:1 - four Matthew 4:9 - I give Luke 22:19 - is my 1 Corinthians 10:4 - that Rock Revelation 6:4 - power

Verse 39

another kingdom: The empire of the Medes and Persians, whose union was denoted by the breast and two arms of silver; and which was established on the ruins of that of the Chaldeans on the capture of Babylon by Cyrus, bc 538. Daniel 2:32, Daniel 5:28-31, Daniel 7:5, Daniel 8:3, Daniel 8:4, Daniel 8:20, Daniel 11:2, Isaiah 44:28, Isaiah 45:1-5

another third: The empire of the Macedonians, or "brazen-coated Greeks," aptly denoted by the belly and thighs of brass, founded by Alexander the Great, who terminated the Persian monarchy by the overthrow of Darius Codomanus at Arbela, bc 331; Daniel 2:32, Daniel 7:6, Daniel 7:7, Daniel 7:23, Daniel 8:5-14, Daniel 10:20, Daniel 11:3-20, Zechariah 6:3, Zechariah 6:6

Verse 40

the fourth: The Roman empire, which comprised nearly the whole world. Daniel 2:33, Daniel 7:19-26, Daniel 8:24, Daniel 9:26, Daniel 11:36-45, John 11:48

forasmuch: Daniel 7:7, Jeremiah 15:12, Amos 1:3

Reciprocal: Lamentations 3:11 - pulled Daniel 7:23 - the fourth Zechariah 6:3 - grisled Zechariah 14:2 - gather 1 Corinthians 15:28 - all things Revelation 17:12 - the ten Revelation 17:18 - the woman Revelation 19:20 - the beast

Verse 41

the feet: Daniel 2:33-35, Daniel 7:7, Daniel 7:24, Revelation 12:3, Revelation 13:1, Revelation 17:12

Reciprocal: Zechariah 6:3 - grisled Revelation 17:18 - the woman

Verse 42

the toes: Daniel 7:24, Revelation 13:1

broken: or, brittle

Reciprocal: Daniel 7:7 - and it had ten Revelation 12:3 - ten

Verse 43

one to another: Chal, this with this

even: The Roman empire became weakened by a mixture of barbarous nations, by the incursions of whom it was torn asunder about the fourth century after Christ, and at length divided into ten kingdoms, answering to the ten toes of the image.

Verse 44

in the days: Chal, in their days, That is, in the days of one of these kingdoms - see Ruth 1:1, i.e, the Roman; in which the "God of heaven set up" the spiritual kingdom of the Messiah, which shall yet "become a great mountain, and fill the whole earth."

the God: Daniel 2:28, Daniel 2:37

set up: Genesis 49:10, Psalms 2:6-12, Psalms 72:1-20, Psalms 89:3, Psalms 89:4, Psalms 89:19-36, Psalms 110:1-4, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Matthew 3:2, Matthew 3:3, Matthew 28:18, Ephesians 1:20-22

which shall never: Daniel 4:3, Daniel 4:34, Daniel 6:26, Daniel 7:13, Daniel 7:14, Psalms 145:13, Ezekiel 37:25, Micah 4:7, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33, John 12:34, Revelation 11:15

kingdom: Chal, kingdom thereof

break: Daniel 8:25, Psalms 2:9, Psalms 21:8, Psalms 21:9, Isaiah 60:12, 1 Corinthians 15:24, 1 Corinthians 15:25, Revelation 2:27, Revelation 19:15-20

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:17 - thy seed Genesis 24:7 - Lord Genesis 27:29 - Let people Exodus 15:18 - General Numbers 23:24 - he shall Numbers 24:7 - his kingdom Joshua 6:2 - I have 2 Samuel 3:1 - David waxed 2 Samuel 5:10 - General 2 Samuel 7:16 - General 1 Chronicles 17:12 - I will 1 Chronicles 28:7 - Moreover Job 34:20 - without Job 34:24 - break Psalms 29:10 - King Psalms 45:6 - throne Psalms 72:5 - as long Psalms 72:7 - abundance Psalms 89:29 - throne Psalms 96:10 - the Lord Psalms 146:10 - reign Isaiah 60:22 - little Jeremiah 33:14 - General Lamentations 5:19 - thy throne Ezekiel 17:22 - upon Ezekiel 21:27 - until Daniel 2:34 - a stone Daniel 7:9 - till Daniel 7:27 - whose kingdom Obadiah 1:21 - and the Jonah 1:9 - the God Micah 2:13 - breaker Micah 4:1 - the mountain Micah 4:3 - and rebuke Micah 4:8 - the first Micah 4:13 - thou shalt Haggai 2:7 - I will shake Haggai 2:22 - overthrow Zechariah 12:3 - a burdensome Zechariah 12:6 - they Zechariah 14:3 - General Zechariah 14:9 - the Lord Matthew 6:10 - Thy kingdom Matthew 8:11 - That Matthew 12:28 - then Matthew 13:32 - the least Matthew 21:5 - thy King Matthew 21:44 - but Matthew 25:1 - the kingdom Mark 1:15 - The time Mark 4:31 - is less than Luke 10:9 - The kingdom Luke 11:2 - Thy kingdom Luke 11:20 - the kingdom Luke 13:19 - and it Luke 17:20 - observation Luke 20:18 - shall fall Luke 22:18 - until Luke 24:44 - in the prophets John 3:30 - must increase John 18:36 - My kingdom is Acts 1:3 - speaking Acts 5:24 - this Acts 12:24 - General Acts 26:6 - the promise Romans 14:17 - kingdom Romans 15:12 - and he 1 Corinthians 1:28 - to bring Ephesians 1:10 - in the Philippians 2:9 - God 1 Timothy 1:17 - the King 1 Timothy 6:15 - who Hebrews 10:13 - General Hebrews 12:28 - a kingdom 1 Peter 1:10 - which 1 Peter 1:11 - the glory Revelation 12:10 - the kingdom Revelation 16:11 - the God Revelation 17:14 - the Lamb shall Revelation 20:4 - and they

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thou sawest: Daniel 2:24, Daniel 2:35, Isaiah 28:16, Zechariah 12:3, Matthew 21:24

without hands: or, which was not in hands, Daniel 2:34, Luke 17:20, 2 Corinthians 10:4, 2 Corinthians 10:5

the great: Deuteronomy 10:17, 2 Samuel 7:22, 1 Chronicles 16:25, Nehemiah 4:14, Nehemiah 9:32, Job 36:26, Psalms 48:1, Psalms 96:4, Psalms 135:5, Psalms 145:3, Jeremiah 32:18, Jeremiah 32:19, Malachi 1:11, Revelation 19:17, make known, Genesis 41:28, Genesis 41:32, Matthew 24:35, Revelation 1:19, Revelation 4:1

hereafter: Chal, after this

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:17 - thy seed Genesis 27:29 - Let people Genesis 41:25 - God Numbers 22:9 - God Numbers 24:24 - and he also 2 Samuel 3:1 - David waxed 2 Samuel 5:10 - General Job 34:20 - without Job 34:24 - break Isaiah 2:2 - the mountain Isaiah 53:12 - will I Isaiah 60:12 - General Ezekiel 17:22 - upon Ezekiel 37:25 - and my Daniel 7:9 - till Daniel 8:25 - but Haggai 2:7 - I will shake Haggai 2:22 - overthrow Zechariah 12:6 - they Zechariah 14:3 - General Zechariah 14:9 - the Lord Matthew 13:32 - the least Matthew 21:5 - thy King Matthew 21:44 - but Mark 4:31 - is less than Mark 14:58 - General Luke 13:19 - and it Luke 20:18 - shall fall John 3:30 - must increase Acts 1:3 - speaking Acts 5:24 - this Acts 26:6 - the promise 1 Corinthians 1:28 - to bring Philippians 2:9 - God 1 Peter 2:4 - stone Revelation 11:15 - The kingdoms

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fell: Luke 17:16, Acts 10:25, Acts 14:13, Acts 28:6, Revelation 11:16, Revelation 19:10, Revelation 22:8

and sweet: Leviticus 26:31, Ezra 6:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:40 - Thou shalt Genesis 41:42 - his ring Proverbs 22:11 - the king Proverbs 24:26 - shall Jeremiah 34:5 - so

Verse 47

a God: Daniel 11:36, Deuteronomy 10:17, Joshua 22:22, Psalms 136:2

a Lord: Daniel 2:37, Daniel 4:17, Daniel 4:32, Job 12:19, Psalms 2:10, Psalms 2:11, Psalms 72:11, Psalms 82:1, Proverbs 8:15, Proverbs 8:16, 1 Timothy 6:15, Revelation 1:5, Revelation 17:14, Revelation 19:16

a revealer: Daniel 2:19, Daniel 2:28, Daniel 4:8, Daniel 4:9, Genesis 41:39, Amos 3:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:29 - the God Genesis 40:8 - Do not Genesis 41:16 - It is not Genesis 41:25 - God Genesis 41:42 - his ring Genesis 49:1 - Gather Deuteronomy 32:31 - General Ruth 1:16 - thy God 1 Samuel 17:46 - all the earth 1 Kings 3:28 - the wisdom 1 Kings 8:42 - For they shall 2 Kings 5:15 - now I know 2 Kings 6:12 - telleth 2 Kings 19:17 - Of a truth Ezra 1:3 - he is the God Ezra 5:8 - the great God Ezra 7:12 - Artaxerxes Ezra 7:14 - thy God Job 11:6 - show thee Psalms 87:4 - Babylon Ecclesiastes 8:1 - who knoweth Isaiah 44:8 - ye are Ezekiel 26:7 - a king Ezekiel 28:3 - no secret Ezekiel 36:23 - and the heathen Daniel 2:29 - he that Daniel 2:30 - their sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king Daniel 3:26 - ye servants Daniel 3:28 - Blessed Daniel 5:11 - a man 1 Peter 1:12 - it

Verse 48

a great: Daniel 2:6, Daniel 5:16, Genesis 41:39-43, Numbers 22:16, Numbers 22:17, Numbers 24:11, 1 Samuel 17:25, 1 Samuel 25:2, 2 Samuel 19:32, 2 Kings 5:1, Job 1:3, Jeremiah 5:5

ruler: Daniel 5:29, Daniel 6:1, Daniel 6:2

and chief: Daniel 4:9, Daniel 5:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:8 - set them Esther 8:2 - Esther set Esther 10:2 - advanced him Psalms 87:4 - Babylon Ezekiel 28:3 - thou art Daniel 3:1 - in the province Daniel 5:7 - the third Daniel 5:13 - Art thou Daniel 8:27 - and did

Verse 49

he set: Daniel 2:17, Daniel 1:17, Daniel 3:12-30, Proverbs 28:12

sat: Esther 2:19, Esther 2:21, Esther 3:2, Jeremiah 39:3, Amos 5:15

Reciprocal: Daniel 1:7 - Hananiah Daniel 2:30 - but Daniel 6:2 - of Daniel 8:27 - and did Acts 23:34 - he asked

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Daniel 2". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/daniel-2.html.