Daniel 9:16-26 NIV

16 Lord, in keeping with all your righteous acts, turn away your anger and your wrath from Jerusalem, your city, your holy hill. Our sins and the iniquities of our ancestors have made Jerusalem and your people an object of scorn to all those around us.

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17 “Now, our God, hear the prayers and petitions of your servant. For your sake, Lord, look with favor on your desolate sanctuary.

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18 Give ear, our God, and hear; open your eyes and see the desolation of the city that bears your Name. We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy.

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19 Lord, listen! Lord, forgive! Lord, hear and act! For your sake, my God, do not delay, because your city and your people bear your Name.”

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The Seventy “Sevens”

20 While I was speaking and praying, confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel and making my request to the LORD my God for his holy hill—

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21 while I was still in prayer, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the earlier vision, came to me in swift flight about the time of the evening sacrifice.

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22 He instructed me and said to me, “Daniel, I have now come to give you insight and understanding.

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23 As soon as you began to pray, a word went out, which I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed. Therefore, consider the word and understand the vision:

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24 “Seventy ‘sevens’a are decreed for your people and your holy city to finishb transgression, to put an end to sin, to atone for wickedness, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the Most Holy Place.c

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    • ~ 9:24 - Or "‘weeks’" ; also in verses 25 and 26
    •  9:24 - Or "restrain"
    • € 9:24 - Or "the most holy One"
      25 “Know and understand this: From the time the word goes out to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed One,d the ruler, comes, there will be seven ‘sevens,’ and sixty-two ‘sevens.’ It will be rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble.

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        •  9:25 - Or "an anointed one" ; also in verse 26
          26 After the sixty-two ‘sevens,’ the Anointed One will be put to death and will have nothing.e The people of the ruler who will come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. The end will come like a flood: War will continue until the end, and desolations have been decreed.

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            • ‚ 9:26 - Or "death and will have no one" ; or "death, but not for himself"