New International Version
"The vision of the evenings and mornings that has been given you is true, but seal up the vision, for it concerns the distant future."
New Living Translation
"This vision about the 2,300 evenings and mornings is true. But none of these things will happen for a long time, so keep this vision a secret."
English Standard Version
The vision of the evenings and the mornings that has been told is true, but seal up the vision, for it refers to many days from now.”
New American Standard Bible
"The vision of the evenings and mornings Which has been told is true; But keep the vision secret, For it pertains to many days in the future."
King James Bible
And the vision of the evening and the morning which was told is true: wherefore shut thou up the vision; for it shall be for many days.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The vision of the evenings and the mornings that has been told is true. Now you must seal up the vision because it refers to many days in the future."
International Standard Version
The vision about the twilights and dawnings that has been related is trustworthy, but keep its vision secret, because it pertains to the distant future.'
The vision of the evenings and mornings that was told to you is correct. But you should seal up the vision, for it refers to a time many days from now."
New Heart English Bible
The vision of the evenings and mornings which has been told is true; but seal up the vision because it refers to many days from now."
GOD'S WORD® Translation
The vision about the evenings and mornings that was explained to you is true. Seal the vision, because it is about things that will happen in the distant future."
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the vision of the evenings and mornings which hath been told is true; but thou, shut thou up the vision; for it belongeth to many days to come.'
New American Standard 1977
“And the vision of the evenings and mornings
Which has been told is true;
But keep the vision secret,
For it pertains to many days in the future.”
CommentaryMatthew Henry Commentary
8:15-27 The eternal Son of God stood before the prophet in the appearance of a man, and directed the angel Gabriel to explain the vision. Daniel's fainting and astonishment at the prospect of evils he saw coming on his people and the church, confirm the opinion that long-continued calamities were foretold. The vision being ended, a charge was given to Daniel to keep it private for the present. He kept it to himself, and went on to do the duty of his place. As long as we live in this world we must have something to do in it; and even those whom God has most honoured, must not think themselves above their business. Nor must the pleasure of communion with God take us from the duties of our callings, but we must in them abide with God. All who are intrusted with public business must discharge their trust uprightly; and, amidst all doubts and discouragements, they may, if true believers, look forward to a happy issue. Thus should we endeavour to compose our minds for attending to the duties to which each is appointed, in the church and in the world.
Study BibleGabriel Interprets Daniel's Vision
…25"And through his shrewdness He will cause deceit to succeed by his influence; And he will magnify himself in his heart, And he will destroy many while they are at ease. He will even oppose the Prince of princes, But he will be broken without human agency. 26"The vision of the evenings and mornings Which has been told is true; But keep the vision secret, For it pertains to many days in the future." 27Then I, Daniel, was exhausted and sick for days. Then I got up again and carried on the king's business; but I was astounded at the vision, and there was none to explain it.…
When the seven thunders had spoken, I was about to put it in writing. But I heard a voice from heaven saying, "Seal up what the seven thunders have said, and do not write it down."
Then he told me, "Do not seal up the words of prophecy in this book, because the time is near.
"Son of man, behold, the house of Israel is saying, 'The vision that he sees is for many years from now, and he prophesies of times far off.'
In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar; and the message was true and one of great conflict, but he understood the message and had an understanding of the vision.
"Now I have come to give you an understanding of what will happen to your people in the latter days, for the vision pertains to the days yet future."
"And now I will tell you the truth. Behold, three more kings are going to arise in Persia. Then a fourth will gain far more riches than all of them; as soon as he becomes strong through his riches, he will arouse the whole empire against the realm of Greece.
"But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time; many will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase."
He said, "Go your way, Daniel, for these words are concealed and sealed up until the end time.
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