|Overview - Daniel 4|
|1||Nebuchadnezzar confesses God's kingdom,|
|4||makes relation of his dreams, which the magicians could not interpret.|
|8||Daniel hears the dream.|
|19||He interprets it.|
|28||The dream fulfilled.|
Daniel 4:16 (King James Version)
Let his heart be changed from man's, and let a beast's heart be given unto him; and let seven times pass over him.
- Let his
- Here a transition is made from the tree to Nebuchadnezzar, whom it represented; the tree being lost sight of, a person came in its stead. This person having lost the heart, or disposition of a man, and conceiving himself a beast, should act as such, and herd among them.
- be changed
- Daniel 4:32 Daniel 4:33 ; Isaiah 6:10 ; Hebrews 1:11 ; Mark 5:4 Mark 5:5 ; Luke 8:27-29
- seven times
- That is, seven years, a time in the prophetic language denoting a year.
- Daniel 4:23 Daniel 4:25 Daniel 4:31 ; 7:25 11:13 12:7 Revelation 12:14