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Daniel 10

NIV 1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a revelation was given to Daniel (who was called Belteshazzar). Its message was true and it concerned a great war. The understanding of the message came to him in a vision. NIV 1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a revelation was given to Daniel (who was called Belteshazzar). Its message was true and it concerned a great war. The understanding of the message came to him in a vision. NIV 2 At that time I, Daniel, mourned for three weeks. NIV 2 At that time I, Daniel, mourned for three weeks. NIV 3 I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over. NIV 3 I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over. NIV 4 On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river, the Tigris, NIV 4 On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river, the Tigris, NIV 5 I looked up and there before me was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of the finest gold around his waist. NIV 5 I looked up and there before me was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of the finest gold around his waist. NIV 6 His body was like chrysolite, his face like lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and his voice like the sound of a multitude. NIV 6 His body was like chrysolite, his face like lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and his voice like the sound of a multitude. NIV 7 I, Daniel, was the only one who saw the vision; the men with me did not see it, but such terror overwhelmed them that they fled and hid themselves. NIV 7 I, Daniel, was the only one who saw the vision; the men with me did not see it, but such terror overwhelmed them that they fled and hid themselves. NIV 8 So I was left alone, gazing at this great vision; I had no strength left, my face turned deathly pale and I was helpless. NIV 8 So I was left alone, gazing at this great vision; I had no strength left, my face turned deathly pale and I was helpless. NIV 9 Then I heard him speaking, and as I listened to him, I fell into a deep sleep, my face to the ground. NIV 9 Then I heard him speaking, and as I listened to him, I fell into a deep sleep, my face to the ground. NIV 10 A hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. NIV 10 A hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. NIV 11 He said, "Daniel, you who are highly esteemed, consider carefully the words I am about to speak to you, and stand up, for I have now been sent to you." And when he said this to me, I stood up trembling. NIV 11 He said, "Daniel, you who are highly esteemed, consider carefully the words I am about to speak to you, and stand up, for I have now been sent to you." And when he said this to me, I stood up trembling. NIV 12 Then he continued, "Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. NIV 12 Then he continued, "Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. NIV 13 But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was detained there with the king of Persia. NIV 13 But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was detained there with the king of Persia. NIV 14 Now I have come to explain to you what will happen to your people in the future, for the vision concerns a time yet to come." NIV 14 Now I have come to explain to you what will happen to your people in the future, for the vision concerns a time yet to come." NIV 15 While he was saying this to me, I bowed with my face toward the ground and was speechless. NIV 15 While he was saying this to me, I bowed with my face toward the ground and was speechless. NIV 16 Then one who looked like a man touched my lips, and I opened my mouth and began to speak. I said to the one standing before me, "I am overcome with anguish because of the vision, my lord, and I am helpless. NIV 16 Then one who looked like a man touched my lips, and I opened my mouth and began to speak. I said to the one standing before me, "I am overcome with anguish because of the vision, my lord, and I am helpless. NIV 17 How can I, your servant, talk with you, my lord? My strength is gone and I can hardly breathe." NIV 17 How can I, your servant, talk with you, my lord? My strength is gone and I can hardly breathe." NIV 18 Again the one who looked like a man touched me and gave me strength. NIV 18 Again the one who looked like a man touched me and gave me strength. NIV 19 "Do not be afraid, O man highly esteemed," he said. "Peace! Be strong now; be strong." When he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, "Speak, my lord, since you have given me strength." NIV 19 "Do not be afraid, O man highly esteemed," he said. "Peace! Be strong now; be strong." When he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, "Speak, my lord, since you have given me strength." NIV 20 So he said, "Do you know why I have come to you? Soon I will return to fight against the prince of Persia, and when I go, the prince of Greece will come; NIV 20 So he said, "Do you know why I have come to you? Soon I will return to fight against the prince of Persia, and when I go, the prince of Greece will come; NIV 21 but first I will tell you what is written in the Book of Truth. (No one supports me against them except Michael, your prince. NIV 21 but first I will tell you what is written in the Book of Truth. (No one supports me against them except Michael, your prince.