5 Then I, Daniel, looked and behold, two others were standing, one on this bank of the river and the other on that bank of the river.
6 And 1one said to the man 2dressed in linen, who was above * the waters of the river, "3How long * will it be until the end of these wonders?"
7 I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above * the waters of the river, as he 4raised his right hand and his left toward heaven, and swore by 5Him who lives forever that it would be for a 6time, times, and half a time; and as soon as they finish 7shattering the power of the holy people, all these events will be completed.
8 As for me, I heard but could not understand; so I said, "My lord, what will be the outcome of these events?"
9 He said, "Go your way, Daniel, for these words are concealed and 8sealed up until the end time.
10 "9Many will be purged, purified and refined, but the 10wicked will act wickedly; and none * of the wicked will understand, but those who 11have insight will understand.
11 "From the time that the regular sacrifice is abolished and the 12abomination of desolation is set up, there will be 1,290 * * days.
12 "How 13blessed is he who keeps waiting and attains to the 1,335 * * * * days!
13 "But as for you, go your way to the end; then you will enter into 14rest and rise again for your 15allotted portion at the end of the age."