A Hebrew prophet distinguished for sagacity and ripeness of judgment in youth; hence, a sagacious and upright judge.
An Israelite exile in Babylon who, with his three companions (Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah) rose to power in the court of Nebuchadnezzar; while all four young men were noted for their proficiency in science and literature, Daniel's particular talent was his ability to interpret dreams and visions.
Daniel was a Hebrew of the southern kingdom of Judah who was taken to Babylon to live as an exile at the time of the conquest of Judah by King Nebuchadnezzar. When God gave him the interpretation of the king's dream, he became an adviser to Nebuchadnezzar and subsequent rulers. The book in the Old Testament bearing his name, tells his story and details of the visions he received.
Jewish prophet of the Babylonian captivity, wrote the book of Daniel. Taken into captivity around 586 B.C. (after Ezekiel) by Nebuchadnezzar. Babylon took the southern kingdom of Israel in three moves, first in 605 B.C., then 597 B.C., and finally destroyed Jerusalem in 586 B.C.
(dah-nee-EL) n. Daniel; book of the Ketuvim in the Tanakh. 2) Adonai's messenger to the exiles who received portentous visions for the future. Dani'el means “God is Judge.
Means "G-d is my Judge." The author and main character of the book of Daniel.
(Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
a wise and upright judge; "a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare
an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar
The book of Daniel, the most famous of the Jewish apocalypses, and the source of many of the ideas and symbols in Revelation. Likely written in the 2nd century B.C. as a response to the desecration of the Temple by Antiochus IV of Syria, although the author is cast back to the time of the Exile and "predicts" events back to the present. In Daniel, one sees many of the elements of the apocalyptic world view coming together for the first time in a single work. In it, God's chosen rise up and overthrow their oppressors, thus inheriting "the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven."
a prophet who lived around 600 BC. The Old Testament book named after him deals with historical events in Babylon and shows Daniel's faith in God. It also includes visions of future events.
A Judean who was taken into Babylonian captivity by Nebuchadnezzar; a Jewish hero, he is the main character in the book of Daniel. See Chapter 17.
Daniel, DÃ¢nÃªl (Aramaic: ×¨× ×™××œ, Greek: Î”Î±Î½ÎµÎ¹Î®Î») was the 7th Watcher of the 20 leaders of the 200 fallen angels that are mentioned in an ancient work called the Book of Enoch and the name means "judgement of God". Micheal KnibbThe Ethiopic Book Of Enoch., Knibb, Michael A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978, repr. 1982. says it is â€œGod has judgedâ€ and lists him as the seventh angel who taught the signs of the sun.
Daniel is a 1983 film which was adapted by E. L. Doctorow from his novel The Book of Daniel. It was directed by Sidney Lumet.