New Living Translation
And I heard a human voice calling out from the Ulai River, "Gabriel, tell this man the meaning of his vision."
King James Bible
And I heard a man's voice between the banks of Ulai, which called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.
Darby Bible Translation
And I heard a man's voice between the banks of the Ulai; and he called and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.
World English Bible
I heard a man's voice between [the banks of] the Ulai, which called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.
Young's Literal Translation
And I hear a voice of man between the banks of Ulai, and he calleth and saith: Gabriel, cause this one to understand the appearance.
Daniel 8:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:16 A man's voice - Of him before mentioned, namely, Christ.
LibraryThe Angel of the Lord in the Pentateuch, and the Book of Joshua.
The New Testament distinguishes between the hidden God and the revealed God--the Son or Logos--who is connected with the former by oneness of nature, and who from everlasting, and even at the creation itself, filled up the immeasurable distance between the Creator and the creation;--who has been the Mediator in all God's relations to the world;--who at all times, and even before He became man in Christ, has been the light of [Pg 116] the world,--and to whom, specially, was committed the direction …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
The Return of the Exiles
Then the angel said, "I am Gabriel! I stand in the very presence of God. It was he who sent me to bring you this good news!
In the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee,
So I approached one of those standing beside the throne and asked him what it all meant. He explained it to me like this:
As I was praying, Gabriel, whom I had seen in the earlier vision, came swiftly to me at the time of the evening sacrifice.
He explained to me, "Daniel, I have come here to give you insight and understanding.
And the man said to me, "Daniel, you are very precious to God, so listen carefully to what I have to say to you. Stand up, for I have been sent to you." When he said this to me, I stood up, still trembling.
Now I am here to explain what will happen to your people in the future, for this vision concerns a time yet to come."
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