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17 And he came beside where I was standing,[a] and when he came[b] I became terrified and I fell prostrate on my face. And he said to me, “Understand, son of man,[c] that the vision is for the time of the end.”

18 And when he spoke[d] with me I fell into a trance with my face to the ground, and he touched me and made me stand on by feet. 19 And he said, “Look, I am making known to you what will happen in the period of wrath,[e] for it refers to the appointed time of the end.

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  1. Daniel 8:17 Literally “my standing”
  2. Daniel 8:17 Literally “at his coming”
  3. Daniel 8:17 Or “mortal,” or “son of humankind”
  4. Daniel 8:18 Literally “at his speaking”
  5. Daniel 8:19 Or “the wrath”