SEV Biblia, Chapter 12:1 Â¶ Mas en aquel tiempo se levantará Miguel, el gran príncipe que está por los hijos de tu pueblo; y será tiempo de angustia, cual nunca fue después que hubo gente hasta entonces; mas en aquel tiempo tu pueblo escapará, todos los que se hallaren escritos en el libro.
Clarke's Bible Commentary - Daniel 12:1 Verse 1. And at that time Michael shall stand up] Michael the archangel, as has already been observed, was ever reputed the guardian of the Jewish people.
Every one that shall be found written in the book] All that truly fear, love, and obey the Lord, On the phrase, "written in the book, the book of life," &c., see the passages in the margin, and the notes on those passages.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 1. And at that time shall Michael stand up , etc.] The Archangel, who has all the angels of heaven under him, and at his command, the Son of God, our Lord Jesus Christ; who is as God, as the name signifies, truly and really God, and equal in nature, power, and glory, to his divine Father: “he shall stand up”; which is not to be understood of his incarnation, or manifestation in the flesh, for this refers to times long after that; yet neither of his personal appearance in the clouds of heaven, and standing upon the earth in the latter day; but of his spiritual presence among his people, and protection of them, and continuance with them: this respects the spiritual reigns of Christ, the Lamb’s standing upon Mount Zion, and the 144,000 with him, ( Revelation 14:1), and this will be at that time, when the eastern antichrist, the Turk, will be destroyed; for the words are closely connected with the last verse of the preceding chapter; and when also the western antichrist, the pope of Rome, will come to his end; for, as they rose, so they will fall, much about the same time; and then Christ will rise and stand up, as the glorious Head of the church, and as a triumphant Conqueror over all his enemies, and take to himself his great power, and reign, and that kingdom which of right belongs to him. The great Prince which standeth for the children of thy people ; the King of kings, and Lord of lords, the Prince of the kings of the earth; great in his person, and in his office; great in dignity, power, and authority; who always did, and ever will, stand on the side of the true Israel of God: he espoused their cause very early; he wrought out salvation for them in time; he intercedes for them now in heaven, and will appear to be their patron and defender against all their enemies in the latter day: here it seems to have special regard to the people of the Jews, Daniel’s people; whom Christ shall appear unto, and for, in an eminent manner, to convert and save them, help and assist them, protect and defend them. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time ; that is, ever since the world was, from the beginning of it, from the creation of the world; not only from the time that the Jews became a people, which was at their coming out of Egypt, as some understand it, but from the beginning of time; and so our Lord interprets it, who seems to have this passage in view in ( Matthew 24:21), there have been many great and sore troubles in the world, great confusions in it, and convulsions of it, strange and amazing changes in it; very afflictive and distressing times have been to each of the kingdoms, nations, and cities, which have been entirely overthrown; but never was any like to this; which respects not the distresses of the Jews in the times of Antiochus, or at the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans; nor does it seem to respect them at all, at least they will have no further share and concern in it, than as they will be in connection with other people, among whom they will be at this time; and it will be to them rather a time of deliverance and salvation than of distress; but it is that time of trial, and hour of temptation, that shall come upon all the world, ( Revelation 3:10) as it may concern the church and people of God, it is the last struggle of the beast, of antichrist, at the time of his downfall and ruin, when he will make his last effort; this will be the last persecution of the saints, which will be short and sharp; the slaying of the witnesses, which will affect the whole interest of Christ everywhere; and as this concerns others, it designs the pouring out of the vials of God’s wrath upon all the antichristian states, and all those judgments and calamities which will come upon the nations of the world, signified by the harvest and vintage; (see Revelation 14:14-20 15:1 16:1), etc.: and this time of trouble, for the nature, quality, and extent of it, will exceed any and all that ever were in the world. And at that time thy people shall be delivered ; the Jews, the people of Daniel; these shall be delivered not only from the then present outward troubles, not only from their present captivity and afflictions, but from their spiritual evils; from the bondage of sin, and the captivity of Satan; their disbelief of the Messiah; their confidence in their own righteousness, and attachment to the traditions of their fathers; they shall be turned from their transgressions, and return to the Lord their God, and David their King, and shall be truly converted, and spiritually and eternally saved, ( Romans 11:25,26). Every one that shall be found written in the book ; in the book of life, as Jacchiades; in the book of God’s eternal purposes and decrees, concerning the salvation of his people by Christ; for it is according to these that God saves and calls men, whether Jews or Gentiles, ( 2 Timothy 1:9 Philippians 4:3 Hebrews 12:23 Revelation 20:12,15 21:27).
Matthew Henry Commentary
The conclusion of the vision of the Scriptures of truth. (Dan. 12:1-4 The times of the continuance of these events. (Dan. 12:5-13)
Dan. 12:1-4. Michael signifies, "Who is like God," and his name, with the title of "the great Prince," points out the Divine Saviour. Chris stood for the children of our people in their stead as a sacrifice bore the curse for them, to bear it from them. He stands for them in pleading for them at the throne of grace. And after the destruction of antichrist, the Lord Jesus shall stand at the latter day upon the earth; and He shall appear for the complete redemption of all his people. When God works deliverance from persecution for them, it is a life from the dead. When his gospel is preached, many who sleep in the dust, both Jews and Gentiles, shall be awakened by it out of their heathenism of Judaism. And in the end the multitude that sleep in the dust shall awake; many shall arise to life, and many to shame. There is glory reserved for all the saints in the future state, for all that ar wise, wise for their souls and eternity. Those who turn many to righteousness, who turn sinners from the errors of their ways, and hel to save their souls from death, James 5:20, will share in the glory of those they have helped to heaven, which will add to their own glory.
Dan. 12:5-13 One of the angels asking how long it should be to the en of these wonders, a solemn reply is made, that it would be for a time times, and a half, the period mentioned Dan. 7:25, and in the Revelation. It signifies 1260 prophetic days or years, beginning from the time when the power of the holy people should be scattered. The imposture of Mohammed, and the papal usurpation, began about the sam time; and these were a twofold attack upon the church of God. But all will end well at last. All opposing rule, principality, and power shall be put down, and holiness and love will triumph, and be in honour, to eternity. The end, this end, shall come. What an amazin prophecy is this, of so many varied events, and extending through s many successive ages, even to the general resurrection! Daniel mus comfort himself with the pleasing prospect of his own happiness in death, in judgment, and to eternity. It is good for us all to thin much of going away from this world. That must be our way; but it is ou comfort that we shall not go till God calls us to another world, an till he has done with us in this world; till he says, God thou thy way thou hast done thy work, therefore now, go thy way, and leave it to others to take thy place. It was a comfort to Daniel, and is a comfor to all the saints, that whatever their lot is in the days of their lives, they shall have a happy lot in the end of the days. And it ough to be the great care and concern of every one of us to secure this Then we may well be content with our present lot, and welcome the wil of God. Believers are happy at all times; they rest in God by fait now, and a rest is reserved for them in heaven at last __________________________________________________________________
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