The Book of Daniel. Antiquity of Israel. Monarchic : the 2 kingdoms Exilic : Babylon Post-Exilic. Synopsis of the Book of Daniel. 1. Hebrew Aramaic 2. →2:4 : Aramaic 3. 4. 5 6 7 8. Hebrew Hebrew extension
1. Hebrew Aramaic
2. →2:4 : Aramaic
8. Hebrew Hebrew extension
9 + Translation of 1→ 2.4
1- Fall of Jerusalem, victory of Nabuchedanezzar. The 4 chosen children.
2- The Dream of the Composite Image
3- The Golden Statue
4- The Dream of the Tree
5- Belshazzar’s Feast
6- The Conspiracy against Daniel
צַלְמָ= image; רֵאשֵׁ = head; דְהַב = gold (זָהָב); טָב = good; חֲדוֹ = chest; דְרָע = arm (זְרוֹעַ); כְסָף = silver; מְע = belly;יַרְכָ = thigh; נְחָשׁ = copper
hea tzalema reasheh di dehab thab xadui wederaKoi di kesaf me?oi we iarekateh di nexash
32.That image had a head of fine gold, its breast and its arms were of silver, its belly and thighs were of copper.
שָׁקוֹהִי דִּי פַרְזֶל רַגְלוֹהִי מִנְּהֵין דִּי פַרְזֶל וּמִנְּהֵין דִּי חֲסָף:
33. Its legs were of iron, and its feet were partly of iron and partly of clay.
חָזֵה הֲוַיְתָ עַד דִּי הִתְגְּזֶרֶת אֶבֶן דִּי לָא בִידַיִן וּמְחָת לְצַלְמָא עַל רַגְלוֹהִי דִּי פַרְזְלָא וְחַסְפָּא וְהַדֶּקֶת הִמּוֹן:
34.You were watching until one stone was hewn without hands, and it struck the image on its feet of iron and clay and crumbled them