Daniel 12:1

“And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And at that time shall Michael stand vp, the great Prince which standeth for the children of thy people, and there shalbe a time of trouble, such as neuer was since there was a nation, euen to that same time: and at that time thy people shalbe deliuered, euery one that shalbe found written in the booke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now at that time Michael, the great prince who stands {guard} over the sons of your people, will arise. And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince who standeth for the children of thy people; and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And at that time Michael will take up his place, the great angel, who is the supporter of the children of your people: and there will be a time of trouble, such as there never was from the time there was a nation even till that same time: and at that time your people will be kept safe, everyone who is recorded in the book.
- Basic English Bible

And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince who standeth for the children of thy people; and there shall be a time of distress, such as never was since there was a nation until that time. And at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that is found written in the book.
- Darby Bible

And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince who standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
- Webster's Bible

At that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince who stands for the children of your people; and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone who shall be found written in the book.
- World English Bible

`And at that time stand up doth Michael, the great head, who is standing up for the sons of thy people, and there hath been a time of distress, such as hath not been since there hath been a nation till that time, and at that time do thy people escape, every one who is found written in the book.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince who standeth for the children of thy people; and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time; and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 12:1


12:1 For the children - The meaning seems to be, as after the death of Antiochus the Jews had some deliverance, so there will be yet a greater deliverance to the people of God, when Michael your prince, the Messiah shall appear for your salvation. A time of trouble - A the siege of Jerusalem, before the final judgment. The phrase at that time, probably includes all the time of Christ, from his first, to his last coming.


Discussion for Daniel 12

  • Jimmy long
    It is high time. Put on the armor and be prepared. This generation shall not pass before the return of our saviour
  • 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 FOR EVER AND EVER ***PROVERBS 10:8 THE --- WISE --- IN HEART WILL RECEIVE COMMANDMENTS BUT A PRATING FOOL SHALL FALL***PROVERBS 12:15 THE WAY OF A FOOL IS RIGHT IN HIS OWN EYES BUT HE THAT HEARKENETH UNTO COUNSEL IS WISE
  • Joe morin jr
    we got this message this past sunday from our pastor . he asked us to share our thoughts .and I feel it is about the time for your lord jesus chirst is on his way to save us !!!!!
  • Joyce Cardoza
    Daniel is a book talking about the end times for Israel, as Revelation is also, there will be a 7 year false peace treaty for Israel I believe soon, the first 3-12 Israel will go back to doing all they had done before, as they have everything they need, then the Antichrist will take it away from them and go into the Temple and proclaim he is God, Christians are gone already with Jesus. READBIBL
  • Joyce Cardoza
    I put Daniel 11, and it was 12, when Daniel was talking about the intelligence of the world, he was talking about what we have accomplished in our world, such as the internet, being able to fly anyplace, just look at what we have that Daniel's time didn't even think about, that's why he couldn't understand what the angel was telling him, and was told to close it, and many would die ECT.
  • Joyce Cardoza
    I will have to finish later

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