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second vision was given at what time?
first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel
had a dream and visions of his head upon his bed: then he wrote the dream,
and told the sum of the matters.” Dan. 7:1.
*** What did the prophet first
“Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold, the four
winds of heaven strove upon the great sea.” Dan. 7:2.
*** What was the
result of this strife?
“And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another.” Dan. 7:3.
*** What did the
“These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of
the earth.” Dan. 7:17.
*** In symbolic
language, what is represented by winds?
commotion, war, strife, scattering, confusion, etc.] Jer. 25:31-33; 49:36, 37.
*** What is
symbolized by the term waters?
“And he saith unto me, The waters
which thou sawest,... are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and
tongues.” Rev. 17:15.
*** What was the
first beast like?
“The first was like a lion, and had eagle’s
wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up
from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man’s heart
was given to it.” Dan. 7:4.
*** By what was
the second kingdom symbolized?
“And behold another beast, a
second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it
had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said
thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.” Dan. 7:5.
*** By what was the third
universal empire symbolized?
this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the
back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four
heads; and dominion was given to it.” Dan. 7:6.
*** How is
the fourth kingdom represented?
“After this I saw in the night
visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong
exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in
pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse
from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.” Daniel 7:7.
*** What was
denoted by the ten horns?
“And the ten horns out of this kingdom are
ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he
shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.” Dan. 7:24.
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