Isaiah 10:22

Hebrew Bible

20 At that time those left in Israel, those who remain of the family of Jacob, will no longer rely on a foreign leader that abuses them. Instead they will truly rely on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel. 21 A remnant will come back, a remnant of Jacob, to the mighty God. 22 For though your people, Israel, are as numerous as the sand on the seashore, only a remnant will come back. Destruction has been decreed; just punishment is about to engulf you. 23 The Sovereign Lord of Heaven’s Armies is certainly ready to carry out the decreed destruction throughout the land. 24 So here is what the Sovereign Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: “My people who live in Zion, do not be afraid of Assyria, even though they beat you with a club and lift their cudgel against you as Egypt did.

Daniel 9:26

Hebrew Bible

24 “Seventy weeks have been determined concerning your people and your holy city to put an end to rebellion, to bring sin to completion, to atone for iniquity, to bring in perpetual righteousness, to seal up the prophetic vision, and to anoint a Most Holy Place. 25 So know and understand: From the issuing of the command to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until an anointed one, a prince arrives, there will be a period of seven weeks and sixty-two weeks. It will again be built, with plaza and moat, but in distressful times. 26 Now after the sixty-two weeks, an anointed one will be cut off and have nothing. As for the city and the sanctuary, the people of the coming prince will destroy them. But his end will come speedily like a flood. Until the end of the war that has been decreed there will be destruction. 27 He will confirm a covenant with many for one week. But in the middle of that week he will bring sacrifices and offerings to a halt. On the wing of abominations will come one who destroys, until the decreed end is poured out on the one who destroys.”

 Notes and References

"... Of uncertain value for establishing the intent of Daniel 7:8 are the Hebrew apocalypses of Daniel, since their composition postdates that of Daniel 7. Their worth might be conservatively construed as that of fellow readers in the history of interpretation. Specifically, clues to how early readers interpreted a work may bring into focus once again allusions that have since been lost or obscured. In this case the evidence is suggestive. Daniel 8:19, 23–25, in their portrayal of the character and career of Antiochus IV Epiphanes (the referent also of the “little horn” in Daniel 7), allude to the king of Assyria as depicted in Isaiah 10:5, 12–15, 25. That Daniel 9:26–27 and 11:36–37 overtly allude to Isaiah 10:22–25 is generally recognized, and again the context is the career of Antiochus IV. Daniel 9:26–27 paraphrases then cites Isaiah 10:23, “decreed destruction.” It also likens the Assyrian/Antiochene assault to an inundating flood (Isaiah 10:22), a motif picked up again in Daniel 11:10, 40. The “end of the wrath”, derived from Isaiah 10:25 and paraphrased in Daniel 8:19 (compare Daniel 8:23), is cited explicitly in Daniel 11:36. Each of the Hebrew apocalypses alludes to Isaiah 10, toward a depiction of Antiochus IV Epiphanes as the Assyria doomed to rise in rebellion against, and fall to the judgment of, the God of Israel ..."

Lester, G. Brooke Daniel Evokes Isaiah: Allusive Characterization of Foreign Rule in the Hebrew-Aramaic Book of Daniel (p. 88) Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015

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