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Verse 24 –  The Hebrew word for “Weeks” is “Shawbua” –  Meaning -  “a week of years” .  The word is also associated with t...
Verse 25 –  #1. He gives us a (Starting Point) from which to Begin Counting. #2. Secondly - He tells us –  What will happe...
Events that will happen in the Beginning – A Commandment will come  –  That will call for the Rebuilding of the City of Je...
History Records  –  March 14, 445 BC –  A commandment was given by King Artaxerxes Longimanus of Persia – Recorded in – (N...
Consider the Time Mentioned –  Seven plus Threescore (which is 60) plus Two –  Which equals  = 69 Weeks –  Which is equal ...
<ul><li>3 Questions –  </li></ul><ul><li>How long is a year? –  </li></ul><ul><li>How many days in the year? </li></ul><ul...
Question #1 - How long is 1 year?  Answer  - Most all of the ancient calendars at that time –    The Chinese, Mayan, Egypt...
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Daniel 9 powerpoint

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Daniel 9 powerpoint

  1. 1. Verse 24 – The Hebrew word for “Weeks” is “Shawbua” – Meaning - “a week of years” . The word is also associated with the term “Heptad” – Which is a period of 7 years - much like our word “Decade” Therefore – Seventy Sevens – is in reference to – Seventy – Seven year periods – or – A period of 490 years 70 x 7 equaling 490 years The Focus of God’s Attention is upon Three Things – (1) The Jewish People – (2) The Holy City – which is in reference to Jerusalem (3) The coming of the Messiah
  2. 2. Verse 25 – #1. He gives us a (Starting Point) from which to Begin Counting. #2. Secondly - He tells us – What will happen at the Beginning of the Starting point – and – #3. Thirdly – what will happen at the End.
  3. 3. Events that will happen in the Beginning – A Commandment will come – That will call for the Rebuilding of the City of Jerusalem. Consider the condition Jerusalem at the time Daniel is writing – 3 Sieges by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon – had occurred – 606 BC, 598 BC, 587 BC– In the last siege – The Temple was destroyed - the City of Jerusalem was leveled. And yet – the promise is – that a Commandment would come – To Restore - and Rebuild - the City of Jerusalem –
  4. 4. History Records – March 14, 445 BC – A commandment was given by King Artaxerxes Longimanus of Persia – Recorded in – (Nehemiah 2:1&8) – to rebuild the City of Jerusalem - at which time – Nehemiah returned to the City of Jerusalem to work on the Wall of the City – which he worked on in “Troublous Times” –
  5. 5. Consider the Time Mentioned – Seven plus Threescore (which is 60) plus Two – Which equals = 69 Weeks – Which is equal to - 483 Years – When we consider that (69 x 7 = 483 years)
  6. 6. <ul><li>3 Questions – </li></ul><ul><li>How long is a year? – </li></ul><ul><li>How many days in the year? </li></ul><ul><li>2. How long is 483 years? – </li></ul><ul><li>How many days? </li></ul><ul><li>3. If we begin counting from March 14, 445 BC – </li></ul><ul><li>Where does it take us? – </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the Date? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Question #1 - How long is 1 year? Answer - Most all of the ancient calendars at that time – The Chinese, Mayan, Egyptian, Hebrew, and the Babylonian – Were all based on a 360 day year. Question #2 - How long is 483 years? Answer - Using the Biblical Calendar of 360 days in 1 year. 483 years x 360 days = 173,880 days. Question #3 - If we begin counting from March 14, 445 BC – Where does it take us? – What’s the Date? Answer - Beginning from (March 14, 445 BC) – Counting 173,880 days – brings us to – (April 6, 32 AD) – The Very Day that Jesus rides into Jerusalem on the Donkey. Recorded in - (Matt 21) and (Luke 19)

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