Daniel 7:17
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The four great beasts are four kings that will rise from the earth.

King James Bible
These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, [that] shall arise out of the earth.

World English Bible
These great animals, which are four, are four kings, who shall arise out of the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
These great beasts, that are four, are four kings, they rise up from the earth;

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These great beasts - are four kings - See the preceding verses, where the following explanations are inserted and illustrated.

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Daniel 7:3,4 And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another...

Daniel 2:37-40 You, O king, are a king of kings: for the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory...

Daniel 8:19-22 And he said, Behold, I will make you know what shall be in the last end of the indignation: for at the time appointed the end shall be...


Daniel 7:3 And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another.

Psalm 17:14 From men which are your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life...

John 18:36 Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight...

Revelation 13:1,11 And I stood on the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns...

Christ's Own Testimony Concerning Himself.
THERE is but one rational explanation, of this sublime mystery; and this is found in Christ's own testimony concerning his superhuman and divine origin and character.[49]49 This testimony challenges at once our highest regard and belief from the absolute veracity which no one ever denied him, or could deny, without destroying at once the very foundation of his universally conceded moral purity and greatness. Christ strongly asserts his humanity, and calls himself; about eighty times in the Gospels,
Philip Schaff—The Person of Christ

The Captivity of Judah.
Eze., Dan., Lam. The Ten Tribes Lost. After the fall of Samaria we hear but little of the ten tribes. They were carried off into the regions of Ninevah by the Assyrians. All effort to locate them has failed and no doubt will fail. Sargon, in an inscription found at Ninevah, said that he carried away into captivity 27,290. These were perhaps leaders of Israel whom he thought might lead a revolt. He sent others back to take their place and the Israelites seemed to have mingled with the races about
Josiah Blake Tidwell—The Bible Period by Period

The Danger of Deviating from Divine Institutions.
"Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ." St. Paul was the apostle of the Gentiles. The care of the churches gathered among them devolved particularly on him. At the writing of this epistle he had no personal acquaintance with the church to which it is addressed.* Epaphras, a bishop of the Colossians, then his fellow prisoner at Rome, had made him acquainted with their state, and the danger
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

Jesus Stills the Storm.
(Sea of Galilee; Same Day as Last Section) ^A Matt. VIII. 18-27; ^B Mark IV. 35-41; ^C Luke VIII. 22-25. ^b 35 And that day, { ^c one of those days,} ^b when the even was come [about sunset], ^a when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side. { ^b he saith unto them, Let us go over unto the other side.} [Wearied with a day of strenuous toil, Jesus sought rest from the multitude by passing to the thinly settled on the east side of Galilee.] ^a 19 And there
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Daniel 7:3
Four great beasts, each different from the others, came up out of the sea.

Daniel 7:16
I approached one of those standing there and asked him the meaning of all this. "So he told me and gave me the interpretation of these things:

Daniel 7:18
But the holy people of the Most High will receive the kingdom and will possess it forever--yes, for ever and ever.'

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