Name Means
Judge of God
Hebrew Pronunciation
Dânîyêʼl (daw-nee-yale')
"God is my judge"
Other Name(s)
"Bel protect his life"
620 BC — 538 BC (approx.)
The Book of Daniel
Illustration of Daniel

Deported to Babylon as a teenager, Daniel's life and ministry span the entire seventy-year period of Babylonian Captivity. Known for his dreams and interpretations of dreams, his book is often used to understand the symbolism of the Book of Revelation.

Bible Verses

Ezk 14:14
Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord GOD.
Ezk 14:20
Though Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, as I live, saith the Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.
Ezk 28:3
Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; there is no secret that they can hide from thee:

Life Events

Major Events of Daniel's Life:

620 BC
Born in Jerusalem
605 BC
Daniel and Friends Turn Down King's Food (Daniel 1)
604 BC
Daniel Interprets King's Dream (Daniel 2)
582 BC
Daniel Interprets His Dream for the King (Daniel 4)
539 BC
The Angel Gabriel Visits, Daniel Prophesizes (Daniel 7-12)
538 BC
Died, Buried in Shushan

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