1599 Geneva Bible
22 And he informed me, and talked with me, and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to give thee knowledge and understanding.
23 At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to show thee, for thou art greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter and consider the vision.
24 Seventy [a]weeks are determined upon [b]thy people and upon thine holy city, to finish the wickedness, and to seal up [c]the sins, and to reconcile the iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.Read full chapter
- Daniel 9:24 He alludeth to Jeremiah’s prophecy: who prophesied that their captivity should be seventy years: but now God’s mercy should sevenfold exceed his judgment, which should be four hundred and ninety years, even to the coming of Christ, and so then it should continue forever.
- Daniel 9:24 Meaning, Daniel’s nation, over whom he was careful.
- Daniel 9:24 To show mercy and to put sin out of remembrance.
New International Version
22 He instructed me and said to me, “Daniel, I have now come to give you insight and understanding.(A) 23 As soon as you began to pray,(B) a word went out, which I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed.(C) Therefore, consider the word and understand the vision:(D)
24 “Seventy ‘sevens’[a] are decreed for your people and your holy city(E) to finish[b] transgression, to put an end to sin, to atone(F) for wickedness, to bring in everlasting righteousness,(G) to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the Most Holy Place.[c]Read full chapter