Daniel 4 Commentary

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Daniel 4:1-3

Nebuchadnezzar begins his letter by proclaiming God’s power.

Daniel 4:4-9

Nebuchadnezzar recounts his efforts to have his dreams interpreted.

Daniel 4:10-13

Nebuchadnezzar recounts his dream.

Daniel 4:14-16

Nebuchadnezzar continues recounting his dream, repeating what the angelic watcher told him.

Daniel 4:17

The angel finishes telling Nebuchadnezzar what will happen. Here he tells him why it will happen.

Daniel 4:18-19a

Daniel is hesitant to tell the king the interpretation of his dream.

Daniel 4:19b-23

Daniel begins interpreting the king’s dream.

Daniel 4:24-27

Daniel finishes interpreting the dream and implores the king to change his ways.

Daniel 4:28-33

All that Daniel predicted would happen to Nebuchadnezzar is fulfilled.

Daniel 4:34-37

Again, as predicted, once seven years had passed, Nebuchadnezzar acknowledged that it is God who rules and he received his kingdom back.