Those who are wise shall (A)shine
Like the brightness of the firmament,
(B)And those who turn many to righteousness
(C)Like the stars forever and ever.

“But you, Daniel, (D)shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall (E)run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase.”

Then I, Daniel, looked; and there stood two others, one on this riverbank and the other on that (F)riverbank. And one said to the man clothed in (G)linen, who was above the waters of the river, (H)“How long shall the fulfillment of these wonders be?

Then I heard the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, when he (I)held up his right hand and his left hand to heaven, and swore by Him (J)who lives forever, (K)that it shall be for a time, times, and half a time; (L)and when the power of (M)the holy people has been completely shattered, all these things shall be finished.

Although I heard, I did not understand. Then I said, “My lord, what shall be the end of these things?

And he said, “Go your way, Daniel, for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. 10 (N)Many shall be purified, made white, and refined, (O)but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand, but (P)the wise shall understand.

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