Daniel 2:39

Overview - Daniel 2
Nebuchadnezzar, forgetting his dream, requires it of the Chaldeans, by promises and threatenings.
10 They acknowledging their inability are judged to die.
14 Daniel obtaining some respite finds the dream.
19 He blesses God.
24 He staying the decree is brought to the king.
31 The dream.
36 The interpretation.
46 Daniel's advancement.
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Daniel 2:39  (King James Version)
And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
 


another kingdom
The empire of the Medes and Persians, whose union was denoted by the breast and two arms of silver; and which was established on the ruins of that of the Chaldeans on the capture of Babylon by Cyrus, B
C. 538.
32 ; 5:28-31 7:5 Daniel 8:3 Daniel 8:4 Daniel 8:20 11:2 Isaiah 44:28 ; 45:1-5

another third
The empire of the Macedonians, or "brazen-coated Greeks," aptly denoted by the belly and thighs of brass, founded by Alexander the Great, who terminated the Persian monarchy by the overthrow of Darius Codomanus at Arbela, B
C. 331
32 ; Daniel 7:6 Daniel 7:7 Daniel 7:23 8:5-14 10:20 11:3-20 Zechariah 6:3 Zechariah 6:6
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