in the first year of his reign I, Daniel, understood by the books the number of the years specified by the word of the Lord through (A)Jeremiah the prophet, that He would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.

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24 “Seventy [a]weeks are determined
For your people and for your holy city,
To finish the transgression,
[b]To make an end of sins,
(A)To make reconciliation for iniquity,
(B)To bring in everlasting righteousness,
To seal up vision and prophecy,
(C)And to anoint [c]the Most Holy.

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 9:24 Lit. sevens, and so throughout the chapter
  2. Daniel 9:24 So with Qr., LXX, Syr., Vg.; Kt., Theodotion To seal up
  3. Daniel 9:24 The Most Holy Place