|Overview - Daniel 2|
|1||Nebuchadnezzar, forgetting his dream, requires it of the Chaldeans, by promises and threatenings.|
|10||They acknowledging their inability are judged to die.|
|14||Daniel obtaining some respite finds the dream.|
|19||He blesses God.|
|24||He staying the decree is brought to the king.|
Daniel 2:39 (King James Version)
And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
- another kingdom
- The empire of the Medes and Persians, whose union was denoted by the breast and two arms of silver; and which was established on the ruins of that of the Chaldeans on the capture of Babylon by Cyrus, B
- C. 538.
- 32 ; 5:28-31 7:5 Daniel 8:3 Daniel 8:4 Daniel 8:20 11:2 Isaiah 44:28 ; 45:1-5
- another third
- The empire of the Macedonians, or "brazen-coated Greeks," aptly denoted by the belly and thighs of brass, founded by Alexander the Great, who terminated the Persian monarchy by the overthrow of Darius Codomanus at Arbela, B
- C. 331
- 32 ; Daniel 7:6 Daniel 7:7 Daniel 7:23 8:5-14 10:20 11:3-20 Zechariah 6:3 Zechariah 6:6