Bible Translations and Prophetic Interpretation

I came across this discussion on the Puritan Board showing how one’s understanding of eschatological passages can be affected by the Bible translation one chooses to use.  This is good to keep in mind.  From comment #1 on the Board:


Rebuilding the Walls of Jerusalem
Rebuilding the Walls of Jerusalem

Daniel 9 – 7 or 69 weeks until the Messiah?

Daniel 9:25 (ESV) “Know therefore and understand that from the going out of the word to restore and build Jerusalem to the coming of an anointed one, a prince, there shall be seven weeks. Then for sixty-two weeks it shall be built again with squares and moat, but in a troubled time.”

Daniel 9:25 (NKJV) “Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the command to restore and build Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince, there shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublesome times.”

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