1 “Now at that time aMichael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise. And there will be a btime of distress csuch as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the dbook, will be rescued.
7 I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, 1as he araised his right hand and his left toward heaven, and swore by bHim who lives forever that it would be for a 2ctime, 2times, and half a 2time; and as soon as 3they finish dshattering the 4power of the holy people, all these events will be completed.
8 As for me, I heard but could not understand; so I said, “My lord, what will be the 1outcome of these events?”
9 He said, “Go your way, Daniel, for these words are concealed and asealed up until the end time.
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