"At that time Michael, the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise. There shall be a time of anguish, such as has never occurred since nations first came into existence. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone who is found written in the book.
Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth a shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky, b and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
But you, Daniel, keep the words secret and the book sealed until the time of the end. Many shall be running back and forth, and evil c shall increase."
Then I, Daniel, looked, and two others appeared, one standing on this bank of the stream and one on the other.
One of them said to the man clothed in linen, who was upstream, "How long shall it be until the end of these wonders?"
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