28 Like the appearance of a rainbow(A) in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the radiance around him.(B)

This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory(C) of the Lord. When I saw it, I fell facedown,(D) and I heard the voice of one speaking.

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17 As he came near the place where I was standing, I was terrified and fell prostrate.(A) “Son of man,”[a] he said to me, “understand that the vision concerns the time of the end.”(B)

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  1. Daniel 8:17 The Hebrew phrase ben adam means human being. The phrase son of man is retained as a form of address here because of its possible association with “Son of Man” in the New Testament.

18 While he was speaking to me, I was in a deep sleep, with my face to the ground.(A) Then he touched me and raised me to my feet.(B)

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