Daniel 12:2

“And many of them that sleepe in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to euerlasting life, and some to shame and euerlasting contempt.”

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And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame [and] everlasting contempt.
- King James Version

"Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace {and} everlasting contempt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a number of those who are sleeping in the dust of the earth will come out of their sleep, some to eternal life and some to eternal shame.
- Basic English Bible

And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame, to everlasting contempt.
- Darby Bible

And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
- Webster's Bible

Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
- World English Bible

`And the multitude of those sleeping in the dust of the ground do awake, some to life age-during, and some to reproaches -- to abhorrence age-during.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to reproaches and everlasting abhorrence.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Daniel 12

  • Bruce
    WARNING BRIDGE IS GONE 1000 FT DROP 1MILE AHEAD: Don't Worry I wil Run Out of Gas Before I Get There, Hopefully You To. If You Need to Make Sure You are Saved You're Probably Not. A Person Who is Saved Knows They are and Others Around Them.The Spirit Lives in Their Hear(2 Corinthians 5:17) End is Near(Mark 13:29, Luke 21:28) The Only Real Thing to do is Tell Others, Saved by The Blood of The Lamb
  • Bruce
    Rev. One Must be Called:(John 6:44) Ask Forgiveness(1JOHN 1:9) Then You are Washed by The Blood of The Lamb(Revelation 1:5) Then You are Baptized with The Holy Ghost(Mark 1:8) You Will be Changed, All Things are Become New(2Corinthians 5:1) One Who is Saved Will Know, Impossible Not to Know. The Spirit Will Give a Love for Church, Reading The Bible, Praying, Telling Others What Christ has Done.
  • Richard Boyd
    The prophsy of the end is not important the scriptures says him that indore to the end thous shall be saved, making shore you really are saved is the only real thing to be thinking about the end is going to come i will not be here and i do hope you are not eather
  • Rev. Richard Boyd
    the blood is applied to you in baptisim Acts 4:12 without the sheading of blood there is no remission of sin Jesus was perfect why would he need baptisim, Jesus was our example and if JESUS was baptized then it should be good enoph for us also,
  • Obbie Beal
    the day of judgement shall be ; so from the time of Daniel - 2019 the most that matter is my /your personnel SALVATION by /through the BLOOD of JESUS / Emmanuel; all mention in Daniel shall come to past whether I / we understand the who, what,when how, and if we are not called into REST by GOD, we of 2019 shall be eye-witnesses to the wrath of GOD against sin, which has started via REV; 7-seals.
  • Steve morrow
    DANIEL 12:3 and they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever PROVERBS 10:8 the wise in heart will receive commandments but a prating fool shall fall PSALM 52:3 thou lovest evil more than good and lying rather than to speak righteousness

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