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Bible Commentaries
Daniel 3

Scofield's Reference NotesScofield's Notes

Verse 1

an image of gold

The attempt of this great king of Babylon to unify the religions of his empire by self- deification will be repeated by the beast, the last head of the Gentile world-dominion Revelation 13:11-15 See note on "Beast, the" (See Scofield "Revelation 13:11-66.13.15- :") See Scofield "Revelation 13:11-66.13.15- :". It has repeatedly characterized Gentile authority in the earth, e.g. ; Daniel 6:7; Acts 12:22 and the later Roman emperors.

Verse 8

Chaldeans

Cf. the conduct of Daniel, Daniel 2:24.

Verse 17

and he will deliver us

The three Jews, faithful to God while the nation of Israel far from their land bear no testimony, are a fit type of the Jewish remnant in the last days Isaiah 1:9; Romans 11:5 who will be faithful in the furnace of the great tribulation ; Psalms 2:5; Revelation 7:14.

Verse 28

angel

(See Scofield " :-")

Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Daniel 3". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/daniel-3.html. 1917.
 
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