We all know the great story of Nebuchadnezzar's dream in which he saw a great image of a man, made out of different metals. And most of us know who those kingdoms are, because in Daniel 2:38 God revealed that Nebuchadnezzar, representing Babylon, was that head of gold. And after the head of gold we are shown that other ruling kingdoms arise to power after Babylon.
The traditional interpretation of the dream identifies the four empires as the Babylonian , Medo Persian , Greek , and Roman empires. s derived from the Adventist movement follow the Historicist interpretation of the statue, which they inherited from the Milleritemovement, with the same identities attributed for the gold head, silver breast and arms, copper belly and thighs and the iron legs, as well as the rock reprWikipedia · Text under CC BY SA license
Jan 03, 2014· Most Christians whove read the Bible or grown up in church have read or been taught about the statue in Daniel Chapter 2. King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream about a great statue with a gold head, a silver chest and arms, a bronze torso and thighs, iron legs, and feet made out of iron and clay.
This image, mighty and of exceeding brightness, stood before you, and its appearance was frightening. 32 The head of this image was of fine gold, its chest and arms of silver, its middle and thighs of bronze, 33 its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of clay. 34 As you looked, a stone was cut out by no human hand, and it struck the image on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces.
This image's head was of fine gold, his breasts and his arms of silver, his belly and his thighs of brass, his legs of iron, his feet part of iron and part of clay. The versions present no occasion of r, mark, save that Theodotion has a doublet, a ; χερες , translating, "the hands, the breast, and the arms."
Daniel 2:32 33. This images head was of fine gold The Babylonian monarchy had arrived to the height of glory under Nebuchadnezzar, who likewise improved and adorned the city of Babylon to such a degree as to make it one of the wonders of the world; so that this empire might justly be compared to a head of gold.
This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and the form thereof was terrible. 32This image's head was of fine gold, his breast and his arms of silver, his belly and his thighs of brass, 33 His legs of iron, his feet part of iron and part of clay. 34 Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of
Daniel told the king: You kept on looking until a stone was cut out not by hands, and it struck the image on its feet of iron and of molded clay and crushed them. At that time the iron, the molded clay, the copper, the silver and the gold were, all together, crushed and became like the chaff from the summer threshing floor, and the wind carried them away so that no