Daniel 12:6
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New International Version
One of them said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, "How long will it be before these astonishing things are fulfilled?"

King James Bible
And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, How long [is it to] the end of these wonders?

World English Bible
One said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith to the one clothed in linen, who is upon the waters of the flood, 'Till when is the end of these wonders?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The man clothed in linen - Gabriel in a human form. Thus he is represented, Daniel 10:5.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

one said.

Daniel 8:16 And I heard a man's voice between the banks of Ulai, which called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.

Zechariah 1:12,13 Then the angel of the LORD answered and said, O LORD of hosts, how long will you not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah...

Ephesians 3:10 To the intent that now to the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

1 Peter 1:12 To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they did minister the things...

man.

Daniel 10:5,6 Then I lifted up my eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in linen, whose loins were girded with fine gold of Uphaz...

Ezekiel 9:2 And, behold, six men came from the way of the higher gate, which lies toward the north, and every man a slaughter weapon in his hand...

Revelation 15:6 And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen...

Revelation 19:14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him on white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

upon. or, from above.

Revelation 10:2-5 And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot on the sea, and his left foot on the earth...

How long.

Daniel 8:13 Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said to that certain saint which spoke...

Psalm 74:9 We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knows how long.

Revelation 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true...

Library
April 5. "Many Shall be Purified and Made White and Tried" (Dan. xii. 10).
"Many shall be purified and made white and tried" (Dan. xii. 10). This is the promise for the Lord's coming. It is more than purity. It is to be made white, lustrous, or bright. To be purified is to have the sin burned out; to be made white is to have the glory of the Lord burned in. The one is cleansing, the other is illumination and glorification. The Lord has both for us, but in order for us to have both, we must be put into the fire to be tried, and to be led into difficult and peculiar places
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

A Great Religious Awakening
A Great religious awakening under the proclamation of Christ's soon coming is foretold in the prophecy of the first angel's message of Revelation 14. An angel is seen flying "in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people." "With a loud voice" he proclaims the message: "Fear God, and give glory to Him; for the hour of His judgment is come: and worship Him that made heaven, and earth, and the
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

In the Lions' Den
[This chapter is based on Daniel 6.] When Darius the Median took the throne formerly occupied by the Babylonian rulers, he at once proceeded to reorganize the government. He "set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes; . . . and over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage. Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Watching the Horizon
"Thy Kingdom Come." "Thou art coming! We are waiting With a hope that cannot fail; Asking not the day or hour, Resting on Thy word of power, Anchored safe within the veil. Time appointed may be long, But the vision must be sure: Certainty shall make us strong, Joyful patience must endure. "O the joy to see Thee reigning, Thee, my own beloved Lord! Every tongue Thy name confessing, Worship, honour, glory, blessing, Brought to Thee with glad accord! Thee, my Master and my Friend, Vindicated and enthroned!
by S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation

Cross References
Matthew 24:3
As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. "Tell us," they said, "when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?"

Mark 13:4
"Tell us, when will these things happen? And what will be the sign that they are all about to be fulfilled?"

Ezekiel 9:2
And I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north, each with a deadly weapon in his hand. With them was a man clothed in linen who had a writing kit at his side. They came in and stood beside the bronze altar.

Daniel 8:13
Then I heard a holy one speaking, and another holy one said to him, "How long will it take for the vision to be fulfilled--the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, the rebellion that causes desolation, the surrender of the sanctuary and the trampling underfoot of the LORD's people?"

Daniel 8:16
And I heard a man's voice from the Ulai calling, "Gabriel, tell this man the meaning of the vision."

Daniel 10:5
I looked up and there before me was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist.

Daniel 12:5
Then I, Daniel, looked, and there before me stood two others, one on this bank of the river and one on the opposite bank.

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