Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And, behold, one like the similitude of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.
I looked up and saw a man clothed in linen; around his waist was a belt made of gold from Upaz.
While I, Daniel, was watching the vision, I sought to understand it. Now one who appeared to be a man was standing before me.
yes, while I was still praying, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen previously in a vision, was approaching me in my state of extreme weariness, around the time of the evening offering.
Above the platform over their heads was something like a sapphire shaped like a throne. High above on the throne was a form that appeared to be a man.
but emptied himself by taking on the form of a slave, by looking like other men, and by sharing in human nature.
and in the midst of the lampstands was one like a son of man. He was dressed in a robe extending down to his feet and he wore a wide golden belt around his chest.
I alone was left to see this great vision. My strength drained from me, and my vigor disappeared; I was without energy.
"As for me, Daniel, my spirit was distressed, and the visions of my mind were alarming me.
So he approached the place where I was standing. As he came, I felt terrified and fell flat on the ground. Then he said to me, "Understand, son of man, that the vision pertains to the time of the end."
For with great wisdom comes great frustration; whoever increases his knowledge merely increases his heartache.