Definition of Book of Daniel
1. Noun. An Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings
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Literary usage of Book of Daniel
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1. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"In addition to these two great elements — Aramaic and Hebrew—»the book of Daniel contains traces of other languages which indicate the ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Of these three insertions the first only is a proper supplement to the canonical book of Daniel. The other two are independent and probably originated ..."
3. Daniel the Prophet: Nine Lectures, Delivered in the Divinity School of the by Edward Bouverie Pusey (1885)
"The Jewish writer of the 3d Sibylline book, about 170 BC, quoted book of Daniel, found nothing In It to support his temporal hopes, vl. ..."