Daniel 10:4-6

4 On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river, the Tigris,
5 I looked up and there before me was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist.
6 His body was like topaz, 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.

Daniel 10:4-6 Meaning and Commentary


This chapter is an introduction to the prophecies contained in the two following chapters; and begins with an account of Daniel's mourning and fasting, preparatory to the vision he had, Da 10:1-3, and of the appearance of Christ to him, with the time and place of it; who is described by his clothing, and the several parts of his body, which were very glorious, he appearing in a human form, Da 10:4-6, then follows an account of the effects it had upon him, Da 10:7-9, and of what encouragement and strength he received from him, by words and touches, to listen to what he said; and to expect a discovery and an understanding of things of moment and importance, which should be in future times, Da 10:10-21.

Cross References 10

  • 1. Daniel 12:5
  • 2. S Genesis 2:14
  • 3. Daniel 8:3
  • 4. S Ezekiel 9:2; Revelation 15:6
  • 5. Jeremiah 10:9
  • 6. S Exodus 28:20
  • 7. Matthew 17:2; S Matthew 28:3
  • 8. Job 41:19; Revelation 19:12
  • 9. S Ezekiel 1:7; S Revelation 1:15
  • 10. S Ezekiel 1:24
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