Dan 12:1

12:1 Michael. See note 10:13.

a time of trouble. This unparalleled time of trouble is sometimes identified with the “great tribulation” predicted by Jesus (Matt. 24:21; Mark 13:19).

your people shall be delivered. This deliverance is not necessarily from martyrdom (v. 2), but from the power of Satan, understood as his attempts to destroy people’s faith during the time of distress.