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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 10

Dan 10.1-21 introduces us to the prophecies in the following two chapters. It tells us about the mourning, fasting and prayers of Daniel in preparation to the vision he had. This chapter is two years after Cyrus sent Zerubbabel with

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 9

Dan 9.1-27 contains Daniel’s confession and prayer concerning the redemption. He is given a vision of the seventy weeks to be understood by him that relates to the work of the Messiah and the time of his coming after studying

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 8

Dan 8.1-27 begins a series of three visions that tell about the progression of the kingdom of God. These visions came during the reigns of Belshazzar, Darius the Mede, and Cyrus the Persian. The first vision in Dan 8 tells

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 7

Dan 7.1-28 tells us about the vision Daniel had about four beasts and their rise and destruction. It also contains Daniel’s interpretation of the vision, with details on the fourth beast that troubled Daniel so much. Having finished the historical

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 6

Dan 6.1-28 gives us the story of why Daniel was cast into a lion’s den by Darius. Daniel was appointed as one of the three commissioners over the 120 provinces of the kingdom, and their governors. This appointment made the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 5

Dan 5.1-31 gives us the account of a great feast King Belshazzar, grandson of Nebuchadnezzar, had using and desecrating the vessels from the Temple that were taken by Nebuchadnezzar. Daniel is brought in to read a mysterious handwriting on a

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 4

Dan 4.1-37 was written by Nebuchadnezzar himself and was taken out of the archives and given to Daniel, who is led by Yehovah, and placed it here in his book. It is very sincere and shows Yehovah’s sovereignty over the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 3

Dan 3.1-30 tells us about a huge gold statue Nebuchadnezzar made. This may have been an attempt to contradict the image of his dream and to say his kingdom will never fall. He orders his people to be in subjection

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 2

Dan 2.1-49 tells us about a dream Nebuchadnezzar has but forgot. He summons his magicians and astrologers to tell him what the dream was and its interpretation, threatening them with death if they could not tell him, and promising great

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Chapter 1

1…In the third year of the reign of Yehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it (the name Nebuchadnezzar is “Nabu-chaduri-usur” meaning “confusion, the Lord’s treasure.” This event is also discussed in 2 Kings

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Daniel-Introduction

Before we begin in Dan 1, we are going to do a brief introduction. Daniel was taken to Babylon in the first deportation of the people in 605 BC. Other princes of Israel were also taken and this book gives

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 48

Ezek 48.1-35 gives us the portions of the land grant that were given to each of the twelve tribes, seven to the north of the Temple, and five to the south. After that, the holy city is described with its

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 47

Ezek 47.1-23 describes a stream of living water (mayim chaim) coming out from the threshold of the Temple, flowing to the arabah (desert) and emptying into the Dead Sea. This will fertilize the barren land and revitalize the salt water

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 46

Ezek 46.1-24 tells us about the shutting of the east gate to the inner court on working days, and opening it up on the sabbaths and new moons for the prince and the people to worship in. It also discusses

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 45

Ezek 45.1-25 deals with the division of the land during the Messianic Kingdom, and the persons and uses for it. One area is for the Temple, and others are for the priests, the Levites, the prince, the city and the

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Tanak Foundations- Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 44

Ezek 44.1-31 tells us about the eastern gate of the outer sanctuary, and its use by the “prince.” v 1…Then he brought me back by the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary (so Ezekiel could see it from

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 43

Ezek 43.1-27 tells us about the return of the glory (kivod) of God to the Temple. The beginning of Ezekiel talks about the departure of the glory, leaving the Temple like an empty shell (Ezek.10.19, 11.1, 11.23). But it had

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 42

Ezek 42.1-20 describes some of the chambers in the north part of the outward court and how the priests used them, the measurements of the area on which the whole building stood, with the wall that surrounds it. All the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 41

Ezek 41.1-26 tells us that Ezekiel’s guide bring him to the Temple building itself and gives him various dimensions regarding the Kodesh Ha Kodeshim (holy of holies) and the Ha Kodesh (holy place or “heichal”). v 1…Then he (the guide)

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 40

Ezek 40.1-49 begins the final nine chapters in Ezekiel and it contains a description of what is called ‘Ezekiel’s Temple.” Unlike many commentators who teach that this Temple is only “spiritual”, we will teach it as a literal Temple that

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