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17 So he approached the place where I was standing. As he came, I felt terrified and fell flat on the ground.[a] Then he said to me, “Understand, son of man,[b] that the vision pertains to the time of the end.” 18 As he spoke with me, I fell into a trance with my face to the ground. But he touched me and stood me upright.[c]

19 Then he said, “I am going to inform you about what will happen in the latter time of wrath, for the vision[d] pertains to the appointed time of the end.

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  1. Daniel 8:17 tn Heb “on my face.”
  2. Daniel 8:17 tn Or “human one.”
  3. Daniel 8:18 tn Heb “on my standing.”
  4. Daniel 8:19 tn The Hebrew text does not actually state the referent (the vision Daniel saw in vv. 8-12; cf. also v. 13), which has been specified in the translation for clarity. Some Greek witnesses add “the vision” here.