Daniel 7:14

14 1And to him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, that all 2peoples, nations, and languages should serve him; 3his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom one that shall not be destroyed.

Daniel 7:14 Meaning and Commentary

Daniel 7:14

And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom,
&c.] That is, a large, powerful, and glorious kingdom; not but that he had a kingdom before, but now it will be more extensive, and appear in greater glory: this will be fulfilled when the kingdoms of this world shall become his, and all nations shall serve and worship him, ( Revelation 11:15 ) ( Revelation 15:3 Revelation 15:4 ) , as follows: that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him;
embrace his Gospel, submit to his ordinances serve and worship him in every religious duty; every people, of all nations, and of every language under heaven; which will be the case when the everlasting Gospel will be preached to them all with success, ( Revelation 14:6 ) ( Psalms 72:11 ) : his dominion is an everlasting dominion;
it shall never have an end, as the rest of the monarchies, signified by the four beasts, have had, or will have; see ( Psalms 14:6 ) ( Isaiah 9:7 ) : which shall not pass away;
or be removed from one to another, like the above monarchies: and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed;
or "corrupted" F26 abolished and brought to nothing, as the said monarchies were one by another; and, at last, all of them by the stone cut out of the mountain; see ( Daniel 2:44 ) .


FOOTNOTES:

F26 (lbxtt) "corrumpetur", Pagninus, Montanus; "corrumpitur", Junius & Tremellius, Piscator, Coccceus.

Daniel 7:14 In-Context

12 As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion was taken away, but their lives were prolonged for a season and a time.
13 "I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before him.
14 And to him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him; his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom one that shall not be destroyed.
15 "As for me, Daniel, my spirit within me was anxious, and the visions of my head alarmed me.
16 I approached one of those who stood there and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of the things.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Psalms 110:1, 2; Isaiah 9:6, 7; Revelation 11:15
  • 2. See Daniel 3:4
  • 3. See Daniel 2:44