Daniel 12:2-12 NIV

2 Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake:1 some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt.2

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3 Those who are wisea3 will shine4 like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness,5 like the stars for ever and ever.6

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    • a 12:3 - Or "who impart wisdom"
      4 But you, Daniel, close up and seal7 the words of the scroll until the time of the end.8 Many will go here and there9 to increase knowledge."

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          5 Then I, Daniel, looked, and there before me stood two others, one on this bank of the river and one on the opposite bank.10

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          6 One of them said to the man clothed in linen,11 who was above the waters of the river, "How long will it be before these astonishing things are fulfilled?"12

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          7 The man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, lifted his right hand13 and his left hand toward heaven, and I heard him swear by him who lives forever,14 saying, "It will be for a time, times and half a time.b15 When the power of the holy people16 has been finally broken, all these things will be completed.17"

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            • b 12:7 - Or "a year, two years and half a year"
              8 I heard, but I did not understand. So I asked, "My lord, what will the outcome of all this be?"
              9 He replied, "Go your way, Daniel, because the words are closed up and sealed18 until the time of the end.19

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                  10 Many will be purified, made spotless and refined,20 but the wicked will continue to be wicked.21 None of the wicked will understand, but those who are wise will understand.22

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                  11 "From the time that the daily sacrifice23 is abolished and the abomination that causes desolation24 is set up, there will be 1,290 days.25

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                  12 Blessed is the one who waits26 for and reaches the end of the "1,335 days.27

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