I’ve Got a Bible…Now What? Day 13

Read Daniel 7:13-14

NIV Translation

ESV Translation

Genre: Prophecy (this section of Daniel)

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.

Daniel 7:13 (ESV)

Who is Daniel?

He was an Old Testament prophet. In Daniel’s time, the Jewish people had been forced to leave their homeland. They were living as exiles in Babylon.

What is important about this passage?

Daniel is prophesying about the Messiah who will save the Jewish people. This is what Jesus references in Mark 14:62.

 

Read Mark 14:53-65

NIV Translation

ESV Translation

Genre: Gospel

And Jesus said, ‘I am, and you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.’

Mark 14:62 (ESV)

What is important about this passage?

Jesus claims to be the Messiah that Daniel had prophesied about.

 

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