New International Version
One of them said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, "How long will it be before these astonishing things are fulfilled?"
King James Bible
And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, How long [is it to] the end of these wonders?
World English Bible
One said to the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith to the one clothed in linen, who is upon the waters of the flood, 'Till when is the end of these wonders?'
Daniel 12:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The man clothed in linen - Gabriel in a human form. Thus he is represented, Daniel 10:5.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
upon. or, from above.
LibraryApril 5. "Many Shall be Purified and Made White and Tried" (Dan. xii. 10).
"Many shall be purified and made white and tried" (Dan. xii. 10). This is the promise for the Lord's coming. It is more than purity. It is to be made white, lustrous, or bright. To be purified is to have the sin burned out; to be made white is to have the glory of the Lord burned in. The one is cleansing, the other is illumination and glorification. The Lord has both for us, but in order for us to have both, we must be put into the fire to be tried, and to be led into difficult and peculiar places …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
A Great Religious Awakening
In the Lions' Den
Watching the Horizon
As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. "Tell us," they said, "when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?"
"Tell us, when will these things happen? And what will be the sign that they are all about to be fulfilled?"
And I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north, each with a deadly weapon in his hand. With them was a man clothed in linen who had a writing kit at his side. They came in and stood beside the bronze altar.
Then I heard a holy one speaking, and another holy one said to him, "How long will it take for the vision to be fulfilled--the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, the rebellion that causes desolation, the surrender of the sanctuary and the trampling underfoot of the LORD's people?"
And I heard a man's voice from the Ulai calling, "Gabriel, tell this man the meaning of the vision."
I looked up and there before me was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist.
Then I, Daniel, looked, and there before me stood two others, one on this bank of the river and one on the opposite bank.
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