weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish
the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make
reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness,
and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
25. Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.
26. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
27. And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate."
Messianic Biblical position as written by Shalach Ministries:
"Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy." Seventy weeks, that is, seventy weeks of years, or 490 years, which reckoned from the seventh year of Artaxerxes, coinciding with the 4,256th. year of the Julian period, and in the month Nisan, in which Ezra was commissioned to restore the Jewish state and polity, (Ezra 7:9-26 "For upon the first [day] of the first month began he to go up from Babylon, and on the first [day] of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him." (10-26)...) will bring us to the month of Nisan of the 4,746th year of the same period, or AD 33, the very month and year in which our Lord suffered, and completed the work of our salvation.
(Leviticus 25:8) "And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times seven years; and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine years." (Numbers 14:34) "After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, [even] forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, [even] forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise." (Ezekiel 4:6) "And when thou hast accomplished them, lie again on thy right side, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days: I have appointed thee each day for a year."
finish. or, restrain. (Matthew 1:21) "And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins." (1 John 3:8) "He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil."
and to. (Lamentations 4:22) "The punishment of thine iniquity is accomplished, O daughter of Zion; he will no more carry thee away into captivity: he will visit thine iniquity, O daughter of Edom; he will discover thy sins." (Colossians 2:14) "Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;" (Hebrews 9:26) "For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself." (Hebrew 10:14) "For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified."
make an end of. or, seal up. (Ezekiel
28:12) "Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus,
and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full
of wisdom, and perfect in beauty."
to bring. (Isaiah 51:6-8) "Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth
beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth
shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in
like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness
shall not be abolished." (7-8)... (Isaiah
53:11) "He shall see of the travail of his soul, [and] shall be
satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for
he shall bear their iniquities." (Isaiah
56:1) "Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment, and do justice: for
my salvation [is] near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed."
(Jeremiah 23:5-6) "Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise
unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and
shall execute judgment and justice in the earth." (6)... (Romans
3:21-22) "But now the righteousness of God without the law is
manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;"
1:30) "But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto
us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:"
5:21) "For he hath made him [to be] sin for us, who knew no sin;
that we might be made the righteousness of God in him." (Philippians
3:9) "And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness,
which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the
righteousness which is of God by faith:" (Hebrews
9:12-14) "Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own
blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal
redemption [for us]." (13-14)... (2 Peter
1:1) "Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to
them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the
righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:" (Revelation
14:6) "And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having
the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and
to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,"
prophecy. Hebrew prophet.
3:22) "For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the
Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him
shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you."
"Know therefore and understand, [that] from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince [shall be] seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times."
and understand. (Danile 9:23) "At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to shew [thee]; for thou [art] greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision." (Matthew 13:23) "But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth [it]; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty." (Matthew 24:15) "When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)" (Mark 13:14) "But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:" (Acts 8:30) "And Philip ran thither to [him], and heard him read the prophet Esaias, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest?"
from. (Ezra 4:24) "Then ceased the work of the house of God which [is] at Jerusalem. So it ceased unto the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia." (Ezra 6:1-15) "Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon." (2-15)... (Ezra 7:1,8,11-26) "Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah," (8,11-26)... (Nehemiah 2:1-8) "And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, [that] wine [was] before him: and I took up the wine, and gave [it] unto the king. Now I had not been [beforetime] sad in his presence..." (Nehemiah 3:1) "Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they builded the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel."
restore and to build Jerusalem. or, build again Jerusalem: as (2 Samuel 15:25) "And the king said unto Zadok, Carry back the ark of God into the city: if I shall find favour in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me again, and shew me [both] it, and his habitation:" (Psalm 71:10) "For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,"
the Messiah. (John 1:41) "He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ." (John 4:25) "The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things."
the Prince. (Daniel 8:11,25) "Yea, he magnified [himself] even to the prince of the host, and by him the daily [sacrifice] was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down." (25)... (Isaiah 9:6) "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace." (Isaiah 55:4) "Behold, I have given him [for] a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people." (Micah 5:2) "But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, [though] thou be little among the thousands of Judah, [yet] out of thee shall he come forth unto me [that is] to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth [have been] from of old, from everlasting." (Acts 3:15) "And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses." (Acts 5:31) "Him hath God exalted with his right hand [to be] a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins." (Revelation 1:5) "And from Jesus Christ, [who is] the faithful witness, [and] the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood," (Revelation 9:16) "And he hath on [his] vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."
seven weeks. The seventy weeks are here divided into three periods. (Daniel 9:1) "In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;"
Seven weeks, or 49 years, for the restoration of Jerusalem. (Daniel 9:2) "In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem."
Sixty-two weeks, or 434 years, from that time to the announcement of the Messiah by John the Baptist. (Daniel 9:3) "And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:"
One week, or seven years, for the ministry of John and of CHRIST Himself to the crucifixion. be built again. Hebrew return and be builded. wall. or, breach, or, ditch. even. (Nehemiah 4:8,16-18) "And conspired all of them together to come [and] to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it." (16-18)... (Ephesians 5:16) "Redeeming the time, because the days are evil."
troublous times. Hebrew strait of times. (Nehemiah 6:15) "So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth [day] of [the month] Elul, in fifty and two days."
"And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof [shall be] with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined."
Messiah. (Psalm 22:15) "My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death." (Isaiah 53:8) "He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken." (Mark 9:12) "And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought." (Luke 24:26,46) "Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory." (46)... (John 11:51,52) "And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation;" (52)... (John12:32-34) "And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all [men] unto me." (33-34)... (2 Corinthians 5:21) "For he hath made him [to be] sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him." (Galatians 3:13) "Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that hangeth on a tree:" (1 Peter 2:21,24) "For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:" (24)... (1 Peter 3:18) "For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:"
but not. or, and shall have nothing. (John 14:30) "Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me."
and the people, etc. or, and (the Jews) shall be no more His people. (Daniel 11:17) "He shall also set his face to enter with the strength of his whole kingdom, and upright ones with him; thus shall he do: and he shall give him the daughter of women, corrupting her: but she shall not stand [on his side], neither be for him." (Hosea 1:9) "Then said [God], Call his name Loammi: for ye [are] not my people, and I will not be your [God]."
or, and the Prince’s (Messiah’s) ( Daniel 9:25) "Know therefore and understand, [that] from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince [shall be] seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times."
future people. The Romans, who under Titus, after the expiration of the 70 weeks, destroyed the temple and the city, and dispersed the Jews. the prince. (Matthew 22:2,7) "The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son." (7)... Matthew (23:38) "Behold, your house is left unto you desolate." (Matthew 24:2) "And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down." (Mark 13:2) "And Jesus answering said unto him, Seest thou these great buildings? there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down." (Luke 19:43) "For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side," (44)... (Luke 21:6,24) "[As for] these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down." (24)... (Acts 6:13,14) "And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:" (14)...
and the end. (Matthew 24:6-14) "And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all [these things] must come to pass, but the end is not yet." (7-14)... (Mark 13:7) "And when ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars, be ye not troubled: for [such things] must needs be; but the end [shall] not [be] yet."
with. (Daniel 11:10) "But his sons shall be stirred up, and shall assemble a multitude of great forces: and [one] shall certainly come, and overflow, and pass through: then shall he return, and be stirred up, [even] to his fortress." (Isaiah 8:7) "Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, [even] the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:" (Jeremiah 46:7) "Who [is] this [that] cometh up as a flood, whose waters are moved as the rivers?" (Amos 8:8) "Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein? and it shall rise up wholly as a flood; and it shall be cast out and drowned, as [by] the flood of Egypt." (Amos 9:5) "And the Lord GOD of hosts [is] he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall rise up wholly like a flood; and shall be drowned, as [by] the flood of Egypt." (Nahum 1:8) "But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies."
desolations are determined. or, it shall be cut off by desolations.
"And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make [it] desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate."
confirm. (Isaiah 42:6) "I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;" (Isaiah 53:11) "He shall see of the travail of his soul, [and] shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities." (Isaiah 55:3) "Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, [even] the sure mercies of David." (Jeremiah 31:31-34) "Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:" (32-34).. (Jeremiah 32:40-42) "And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me." (41-42)... (Ezekiel 16:60-63) "Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant." (61-63)... (Matthew 26:28) "For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins." (Romans 5:15,19) "But not as the offence, so also [is] the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, [which is] by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many." (19)... (Romans 15:8-9) "Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises [made] unto the fathers:" (9)... (Galatians 3:13-17) "Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that hangeth on a tree:" (14-17)... (Hebrews 6:13-18) "For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself," (14-18)... (Hebrews 8:8-13) "For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:" (9-13)... (Hebrews 9:15-20,28) "And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions [that were] under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance." (16-20,28)... (Hebrews 10:16-18) "This [is] the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;" (Hebrews 13:20-21) "Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant," (21)...
the covenant. or, a covenant. cause. (Matthew 27:51) "And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;" (Hebrews 10:4-22) "For [it is] not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins." (5-22)...
for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate. or, upon the battlements shall be the idols of the desolator. (Daniel 8:13) "Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that certain [saint] which spake, How long [shall be] the vision [concerning] the daily [sacrifice], and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot?" (Daniel 11:36) "And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done." (Daniel 12:11) "And from the time [that] the daily [sacrifice] shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, [there shall be] a thousand two hundred and ninety days." (Isaiah 10:22-23) "For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, [yet] a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness." (23)... (Isaiah 28:22) "Now therefore be ye not mockers, lest your bands be made strong: for I have heard from the Lord GOD of hosts a consumption, even determined upon the whole earth." (Matthew 24:15) "When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)" (Mark 13:14) "But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:" (Luke 21:20,24) "And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh." (21-24)... (Romans 11:26) "And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob:"
that determined. (Leviticus 26:14-46) "But if ye will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments;" (15-46)... (Deuteronomy 4:26-28) "I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong [your] days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed." (27-28)... (Deuteronomy 28:15-68) "But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee:" (16-68)... (Deuteronomy 29:18-29) "Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go [and] serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;" (Deuteronomy 30:17-18) "But if thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear, but shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them;" (18)... (Deuteronomy 31:28-29) "Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them." (29)... (Deuteronomy 32:19-44) "And when the LORD saw [it], he abhorred [them], because of the provoking of his sons, and of his daughters." (20-44)... (Psalm 69:22-28) "Let their table become a snare before them: and [that which should have been] for [their] welfare, [let it become] a trap." (23-28)... (1 Thessalonians 2:15-16) "Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:" (16)...
upon the desolate. or, upon the desolator.