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Daniel 9:2 NIV

2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood from the Scriptures, according to the word of the LORD given to Jeremiah the prophet, that the desolation of Jerusalem would last seventy years.

References for Daniel 9:2

Study tools for Daniel 9:2

  • a 9:1 - Hebrew "Ahasuerus"
  • b 9:1 - Or "Chaldean"
  • c 9:24 - Or "‘weeks’" ; also in verses 25 and 26
  • d 9:24 - Or "restrain"
  • e 9:24 - Or "the most holy One"
  • f 9:25 - Or "an anointed one" ; also in verse 26
  • g 9:26 - Or "death and will have no one" ; or "death, but not for himself"
  • h 9:27 - Or "‘week’"
  • i 9:27 - Or "‘week’"
  • j 9:27 - Septuagint and Theodotion; Hebrew "wing"
  • k 9:27 - Or "it"
  • l 9:27 - Or "And one who causes desolation will come upon the wing of the abominable temple, until the end that is decreed is poured out on the desolated city"