New International Version
While I, Daniel, was watching the vision and trying to understand it, there before me stood one who looked like a man.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, when I, even I Daniel, had seen the vision, and sought for the meaning, then, behold, there stood before me as the appearance of a man.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when I Daniel had seen the vision, I sought for the understanding of it, and behold, there stood before me as the appearance of a man.
World English Bible
It happened, when I, even I Daniel, had seen the vision, that I sought to understand it; and behold, there stood before me as the appearance of a man.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass in my seeing -- I, Daniel -- the vision, that I require understanding, and lo, standing over-against me is as the appearance of a mighty one.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As the appearance of a man - Supposed to be the Messiah.
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LibraryAbram's Horror of Great Darkness.
"And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him." If we consider the sketch, given us in scripture, of the life of this patriarch, we shall find that few have had equal manifestations of the divine favor. But the light did not at all times shine on him. He had his dark hours while dwelling in this strange land. Here we find an horror of great darkness to have fallen upon him. The language used to describe his state, on this occasion, …
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The Great Controversy
"In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence.
In the third year of King Belshazzar's reign, I, Daniel, had a vision, after the one that had already appeared to me.
He said: "I am going to tell you what will happen later in the time of wrath, because the vision concerns the appointed time of the end.
Then one who looked like a man touched my lips, and I opened my mouth and began to speak. I said to the one standing before me, "I am overcome with anguish because of the vision, my lord, and I feel very weak.
Again the one who looked like a man touched me and gave me strength.
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