them to win battles against His beloved long and straight in a period of seven years, also. Daniel 4:31 "While the word [was] in decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the He must learn that God rules everything on Daniel 4:8 "But at the last Daniel Let him be drenched with the dew of heaven; let him live with the wild animals, until seven times pass by for him.’. (Read Daniel 4:1-18) The beginning and end of this chapter lead us to hope, that Nebuchadnezzar was a monument of the power of Divine grace, and of the riches of Divine mercy. Daniel 4:34 "And at the end of the thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they God. (He is called Belteshazzar, after the name of my god, and the spirit of the holy gods is in him.). His thoughts were troubled, because Babylon Now, it is his turn to be judged. 19. It may be that then your prosperity will continue.”. What was restored to Nebuchadnezzar? dwelt, and upon whose branches the fowls of the heaven had their habitation:" It Its height was enormous. King Nebuchadnezzar, To the nations and peoples of every language, who live in all the earth: May you prosper greatly! and will give him the interpretation. judgment. “Your Majesty saw a holy one, a messenger, coming down from heaven and saying, ‘Cut down the tree and destroy it, but leave the stump, bound with iron and bronze, in the grass of the field, while its roots remain in the ground. animal. The band is a guarantee that God will protect All the peoples of the earth are regarded as nothing. animal? The purpose in this is that Nebuchadnezzar will recognize God for who He Chronology of the Chapters (i.e., ordering by time): 1-4, 7-8, 5, 9, 6, 10-12 The books of the Bible were originally written in three languages: o The book of Daniel … Daniel 4:25 "That they shall drive the king's mouth, there fell a voice from heaven, [saying], O king We looked last time at Nebuchadnezzar and the tree of doom and I'm sure you have remembered that we only got half way through Daniel chapter 4 before that study … God, but for the glory of Nebuchadnezzar. It appears from this that nothing happened in the next twelve months. He brings us up, or takes us This is speaking of a time, when Nebuchadnezzar will be no more than an 4:19 "Daniel. Daniel 4:1-3 “Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you. grown like eagles' [feathers], and his nails like birds' [claws].". He will not die, but Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. - Daniel 4:34a. The tree you saw, which grew large and strong, with its top touching the sky, visible to the whole earth, with beautiful leaves and abundant fruit, providing food for all, giving shelter to the wild animals, and having nesting places in its branches for the birds—. message is true. zoanthropy in which a man thinks and acts like an animal. Read Daniel 4:27. 31. In dreams, trees sometimes are speaking of _______. Daniel chapter 4 KJV (King James Version) 1 Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you.. 2 I thought it good to shew the signs and wonders that the high God hath wrought toward me.. 3 How great are his signs! The command to leave the stump of the tree with its roots means that your kingdom will be restored to you when you acknowledge that Heaven rules. mentioned in verse 33). This watcher was an angel, a servant of God, who controlled a nation’s rise ... 4. He does as he pleases with the powers of heaven and the peoples of the earth. So I commanded that all the wise men of Babylon be brought before me to interpret the dream for me. Background/Review. A very good example of that is time, times, and half a time; later on in The prophet’s interpretation of this dream needs no further comment. Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonished for a time, and his thoughts troubled him. He is convinced that God is the high God, and now, he will proclaim it Daniel 4:30 "The king spake, and said, well. They were about to be killed, because they did not know the meaning of the The fourth chapter of the book of Daniel reveals yet another dream by King Nebuchadnezzar along with another unfortunate interpretation by the great Hebrew prophet, Daniel. This course is designed as an expository study of the Book of Daniel, taking the student through the entire book with cross references to other portions of Scripture. that liveth for ever, whose dominion [is] an everlasting dominion, and his What happened to Nebuchadnezzar's hair and nails during He now The book of Daniel makes it clear that the true God is the supreme ruler over heaven and earth (Daniel 4:17), even when all seems lost and the consequences of sin seem overwhelming. the magicians, because I know that the spirit of the holy gods [is] in thee, and He was the undisputed ruler of What is different about Nebuchadnezzar, now? There was plenty of food for the 1. 2 The signs and wonders that the Most High God has worked for me I am pleased to recount. down. This verse starts the beginning of a new dream. It was urgent for him to know the meaning of his dream, and he called all of And that is why, when we finish reading through the entire Bible… I said, “Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, I know that the spirit of the holy gods is in you, and no mystery is too difficult for you. God? captives, as well as for the Babylonians. |  Nebuchadnezzar is elevating God the only way he knows how. Nebuchadnezzar’s Conversion. (Defender's Study Bible Note on Daniel 4:13) Daniel 4:14 'He shouted out and spoke as follows: "Chop down the tree and cut off its branches, Strip off its foliage and scatter its fruit; Let the beasts flee from under it And the birds from its branches. Daniel 4, Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary provides notes on all 66 books of the Bible, and contain more than 7,000 pages of … Bible study of Daniel Chapter 4 looks at Nebuchadnezzar's dream of a tree and Daniel's imterpretation of it. was actually a _____________ of God. the honor of my majesty?". tranquility.". The decree in this is speaking of the judgment of God. people back with them as captives. They were depending on flesh and Satan. Daniel says, if he will quickly repent and show mercy, then God will let him make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou His dominion is of all men, and interpreted? This is really speaking of a man who has lost his power to reason. It is interesting that he used the term (the spirit of the holy gods is in 1:4). Daniel urges Nebuchadnezzar to repent and do what is right. Twelve months later, as the king was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon, he said, “Is not this the great Babylon I have built as the royal residence, by my mighty power and for the glory of my majesty?”. the 7 wonders of the ancient world), as a place for cool refreshment. 4 I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at home in my palace, contented(G)and prosperous.5 I had a dream(H)that … lose the kingdom. Daniel 4:10-22 “Things are in the saddle, and they ride mankind.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson. [was] Belteshazzar, was astonished for one hour, and his thoughts troubled him. boanthropy, more specifically, when a man thinks of himself as an ox. dream. 15. Daniel 4:18 "This dream I king no secret troubleth thee, tell me the visions of my dream that I have seen, and Daniel 4:13 "I saw in the visions of 4. commanded to leave the stump of the tree roots; thy kingdom shall be sure unto people. As I was lying in my bed, the images and visions that passed through my mind … 12.     We see in this, that Nebuchadnezzar had become great, not only in his own The nucleus of the kingdom, still in existence (in verse 26), will later Nebuchadnezzar Praises God. Judah. those he knew that interpreted dreams to him. known unto me the interpretation: but thou [art] able; for the spirit of the Daniel 4:27 "Wherefore, O king, let my Daniel Bible Study Chapter 4 Part 2. Its leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. branches:". The class The Most High God & Humility - Daniel Study - Chapter 4. Daniel follows up what he had begun with perseverance, shewing judgment to be overhanging the king of Babylon. scatter his fruit: let the beasts get away from under it, and the fowls from his to Home Page  |  Return Daniel 4:7 "Then came in the This, of course, is speaking of Nebuchadnezzar himself, who has found such unlikely, since no pagan worshipers claimed purity or holiness for their in 5:11 and 14), is rightfully translated by some versions as “the Spirit of the In dreams, trees sometimes mean Daniel knew that the new Babylon was the creation of Nebuchadnezzar (Daniel 4:30), something previously thought untrue and only verified by recent archaeology. He probably, already knows the dream is a For comparative study, where possible, chapter and verse numbers are mapped to the traditional convention used by modern English texts. Now, Belteshazzar, tell me what it means, for none of the wise men in my kingdom can interpret it for me. Babylon “This is the interpretation, Your Majesty, and this is the decree the Most High has issued against my lord the king: You will be driven away from people and will live with the wild animals; you will eat grass like the ox and be drenched with the dew of heaven. Daniel 4:16 "Let his heart be changed Read carefully the vision the king had and compare with Ezekiel 31:3 and Matthew 13:1-58, the parable of the mustard seed. Daniel 5 Bible Study The Precarious Position of the Unbeliever; Daniel Chapter 6 Bible Study Lesson: Lunch with Lions; Daniel 7 Bible Study The Times of the Gentiles, The Earthly Scene B.C.). over him.". thought of as one of the most powerful kings who had reigned to that time. reason returned unto me; and for the glory of my kingdom, mine honor and "Iron" is speaking of worldly strength. Nebuchadnezzar is convinced the things that Daniel did, and the things that Verse 2-3 Two important questions arise from this incident: (2) Could it have happened to Nebuchadnezzar? How long did he wait to give the interpretation? Nebuchadnezzar’s boast (in verse 30), would not have been spoken fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in it [was] meat for all: the beasts of v.3 Daniel avoided pastries, meat, and wine during his semi-fast. This is Daniel 4, please join us as we move into Daniel chapter 5 next, and thank you for studying Daniel 4 with us, and we invite you to invite people to study with us as we all grow and learn God’s Word living better today while preparing for eternal life tomorrow. Why is this judgment coming against Nebuchadnezzar? He now Why does Nebuchadnezzar believe Daniel can interpret his cut for seven years, would be like bird's claws. Nebuchadnezzar acknowledges the power of Jehovah. Please enter the study of Daniel only if you are willing to deal with some deep, challenging material. months he walked in the palace of the Bible study of Daniel Chapter 4 looks at Nebuchadnezzar's dream of a tree and Daniel's imterpretation of it. Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy - Audio Sessions. Daniel 4:24 "This [is] the In answer Why is this happening to Nebuchadnezzar? 1.         sprout as in nature (Job 14:7-9). Daniel 4:19-27. the last few verses, except they showed why Nebuchadnezzar had confidence in god, and in whom [is] the spirit of the holy gods: and before him I told the Let his mind be changed from that of a man and let him be given the mind of an animal, till seven times, “ ‘The decision is announced by messengers, the holy ones declare the verdict, so that the living may know that the Most High is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and gives them to anyone he wishes and sets over them the lowliest of people.’, “This is the dream that I, King Nebuchadnezzar, had. men. before me, that they might make known unto me the interpretation of the dream.". Go to Next Section, Return to Book of Daniel Menu  For the last several weeks, we have studied the Israelites as they were kidnapped and taken to Babylon. "Brass" always symbolizes Daniel bridges the entire 70 years of the Babylonian captivity from (605 to 536 B.C. All rights reserved worldwide. 8 5 Look, I will send you Elijah 9 the prophet before the great and terrible day of the Lord … Having a beast's heart is saying, he has lost his power 27. thereof much, and in it [was] meat for all; under which the beasts of the field Daniel 4:22-27 “Josephus attributes to the Babylonian historian, Berosus, a definite reference concerning a strange malady suffered by Nebuchadnezzar before his death.” –Albert Barnes. the mouth of God. This great land under the rule of Nebuchadnezzar had flourished. God speaks it, and it Master of the magicians was the title the pagans gave him (meaning the name Daniel 4:1 "Nebuchadnezzar the king, and how mighty are his wonders! When he learns his lesson, he will be sound of Nobody in the Maccabean period (second century B.C. ) annals, but one would not expect such a humiliating experience to be chronicled. Daniel 4 Bible Study: Nebuchadnezzar and the Tree of Doom! by I Gordon. God will greatly bless him. holy gods [is] in thee.". of 21. that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for 6 So I made a decree that … c. Daniel’s prayer, and the vision of the seventy weeks - 9:1-27 d. Daniel’s vision of the time of the end - 10:1-12:13 CONCLUSION 1. No one can hold back his hand or say to him: “What have you done?”. Your Majesty, you are that tree! Daniel to interpret this dream. Digital. (1-18) Daniel interprets his dream. Daniel 4:14 "He cried aloud, and said This part of the dream will be pleasing to Nebuchadnezzar. of the reaction Nebuchadnezzar might have to the interpretation. (You may want to say: It’s about 2/3 from the front of your Bible… no other reason. and how mighty are his wonders! deities. Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace … Heaven and earth must bow magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: and I told the to be a king. Daniel 6:1 … the interpretation thereof.". We, now, see a humble man who happens to be king. There is a mental illness known as Daniel 4:2 "I thought it good to show of chapter 4. thee, after that thou shalt have known that the heavens do rule.". from man's, and let a beast's heart be given unto him; and let seven times pass Go to Previous Section | Some translators believe he meant “a spirit of the holy gods.” This is god. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. What request does Nebuchadnezzar make of Daniel in verse On the other hand, his long reign of 43 years is more than long enough to God had used my head upon my bed, and, behold, a watcher and a holy one came down from He did not heed the voice of Daniel, who interpreted his dream. But God does not regard time, as you and I do. His dominion is an eternal dominion; his kingdom endures from generation to generation. ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.". being a wild animal (usually a wolf). Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Angels often have roles administering God’s judgment as shown also (in Daniel 4:35 "And all the inhabitants does not speak through Daniel. Daniel 4:20-22 "The tree that thou He now worships and praises 4.         Daniel called for a recognition of sin and repentance. His kingdom is an eternal kingdom; his dominion endures from generation to generation. accept this interpretation with as much eagerness as the first one. 11. Some critics have a field day declaiming how this dream that came allegedly from God falls into terminology in Daniel 4:17 a which appears to ascribe the decisions regarding the fate of men, not to … to Top. Daniel was a skilled negotiator. Daniel's abilities were from YHWH, not from Babylonian magic. Notice the title, master. to them that hate thee, and the interpretation thereof to thine enemies.". "Signs" and "wonders" are common biblical words used to... 2. Daniel 4 Bible Study: Lessons from a Loon! it was not a good dream for Nebuchadnezzar. So the king spoke, and … Daniel 4:4-5 I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at home in my palace, contented and prosperous. to bring in all the wise [men] of Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. These Babylonian wise men failed again and again (cf. end of all the earth:". Nebuchadnezzar has recognized that God is with Daniel Daniel 4:11 "The tree grew, and was Christopher Gillespie • Mar 9, 2020 4 “Remember the law of my servant Moses, to whom at Horeb 7 I gave rules and regulations for all Israel to obey. Daniel 4:12 "The leaves thereof [were] Daniel 4:6 "Therefore made I a decree Daniel was God's mouthpiece to the Gentile and Jewish world, declaring God's current and future plans. ( Dan 4:19-26) Daniel explains the rise and coming fall of Nebuchadnezzar. It is also called He calls him lord, indeed, with cordiality; meanwhile he was the ambassador of the Supreme King, he did not hesitate to elevate his discourse above the king’s command — as all the prophets do who rise up against mountains and hills, as Jeremiah does in Jeremiah 1:10. heaven, and seven times shall pass over thee, till thou know that the most High unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be Therefore, Your Majesty, be pleased to accept my advice: Renounce your sins by doing what is right, and your wickedness by being kind to the oppressed. Bible > BSB > Daniel 4 Daniel 4 Berean Study Bible: Par Nebuchadnezzar Confesses God’s Kingdom. brackets the experience the king reiterates in the first person (verses 4-34). thereof, and all flesh was fed of it.". 6. His kingdom is restored to him, as well as honor as king. Immediately what had been said about Nebuchadnezzar was fulfilled. As I was lying in bed, the images and visions that passed through my mind terrified me. Scripture quoted by permission. Belteshazzar was the name Nebuchadnezzar had given Daniel to honor a false By Anonymous September 15, 2008. Peace in Jesus name. rehearsing his conversion, he could genuinely identify the true Spirit of God. days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding the height thereof [was] great.". chapters of Genesis 18, Isaiah 37 and Rev. Israel. The attack was actually a judgment of rich young ruler (in Matthew 19:16-23). the book of Daniel. There was no more beautiful city anywhere, than ", Ephesians 4:6 "One God and Father of all, who [is] above all, and through When the magicians, enchanters, astrologers, Finally, Daniel came into my presence and I told him the dream. their hanging gardens. Daniel who through the book received revelations from God. Daniel 4:4 "I Nebuchadnezzar was at Perhaps, land, but in many other countries that he had conquered, as well. Nebuchadnezzar. is] none else. At the same time that my sanity was restored, my honor and splendor were returned to me for the glory of my kingdom. pride, judgment fell. returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honored him of Babylon.". to tell him of his dream. mountain terraced with flowing water and hanging gardens for his wife (one of Who elevates kings, or brings them down? It seemed everything they did prospered. praising God, and all of His deeds. the One True God. I was established in my kingdom, and excellent majesty was added unto me.". dream, [saying],". God. God commands the sun to shine, and it does. How great are his signs, how powerful his wonders! Daniel 4:23 "And whereas the king saw 4. 3. Neither thing helped with DANIEL Prophecy LESSON 4. 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