Daniel 12:4

“But thou, O Daniel, shut vp the wordes, and seale the booke euen to the time of the ende: many shall runne to and fro, and knowledge shall bee increased.”

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Other Translations

But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, [even] to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
- King James Version

"But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time; many will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But as for you, O Daniel, let the words be kept secret and the book rolled up and kept shut till the time of the end: numbers will be going out of the way and troubles will be increased.
- Basic English Bible

And thou, Daniel, close the words, and seal the book, till the time of the end. Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
- Darby Bible

But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
- Webster's Bible

But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run back and forth, and knowledge shall be increased."
- World English Bible

And thou, O Daniel, hide the things, and seal the book till the time of the end, many do go to and fro, and knowledge is multiplied.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 12:4


12:4 Seal the book - The book was command to be sealed, because it would be long before the words would be fulfilled, whereas those that were shortly to be fulfilled, were forbidden to be sealed. Shall run - Shall diligently search these prophecies; and they shall know the signs of the times, and wait upon God in the way of his judgments: he means chiefly in gospel - times.


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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