The Ancient of Days Reigns

“I kept looking
Until (A)thrones were set up,
And the Ancient of Days took His seat;
His (B)garment was white as snow,
And the (C)hair of His head like pure wool.
His (D)throne was [a]ablaze with flames,
Its (E)wheels were a burning fire.
10 A river of (F)fire was flowing
And coming out from before Him;
(G)Thousands upon thousands were serving Him,
And myriads upon myriads were standing before Him;
The (H)court [b]convened,
And (I)the books were opened.

11 Then I kept looking because of the sound of the [c]boastful words which the horn was speaking; I kept looking until the beast was killed, and its body was destroyed and given to the (J)burning [d]fire. 12 As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion was taken away, but an extension of life was granted to them for an appointed period of time.

The Son of Man Presented

13 “I kept looking in the night visions,
And behold, with the clouds of heaven
One like a son of man was coming,
And He came up to the Ancient of Days
And was presented before Him.
14 And to Him was given (K)dominion,
Honor, and [e](L)a kingdom,
(M)So that all the peoples, nations, and populations of all [f]languages
Might serve Him.
(N)His dominion is an everlasting dominion
Which will not pass away;
(O)And His kingdom is one
Which will not be destroyed.

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  1. Daniel 7:9 Lit flames of fire
  2. Daniel 7:10 Lit took its place
  3. Daniel 7:11 Lit great
  4. Daniel 7:11 Lit of the fire
  5. Daniel 7:14 Or sovereignty
  6. Daniel 7:14 Lit tongues

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