17 As he came near the place where I was standing, I was terrified and fell prostrate.(A) “Son of man,”[a] he said to me, “understand that the vision concerns the time of the end.”(B)

18 While he was speaking to me, I was in a deep sleep, with my face to the ground.(C) Then he touched me and raised me to my feet.(D)

19 He said: “I am going to tell you what will happen later in the time of wrath,(E) because the vision concerns the appointed time(F) of the end.[b](G)

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 8:17 The Hebrew phrase ben adam means human being. The phrase son of man is retained as a form of address here because of its possible association with “Son of Man” in the New Testament.
  2. Daniel 8:19 Or because the end will be at the appointed time

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