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The Book of Daniel (דניאל), originally written in Hebrew and Aramaic, is a book in both the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and the Christian Old Testament.


The book says that Daniel is its writer in several places, such as 9:2 and 10:2.[1] Jesus agreed when he spoke about " 'the abomination that causes desolation', spoken of through the prophet Daniel".[1] The book was probably completed around 200 BCE.. This was shortly after Cyrus captured Babylon in 539.


  1. 1.0 1.1 NIV Study Bible. Grand Rapids, Michigan 49530, USA: Publishing House. ISBN 99 00 01 0201 9 Check |isbn= value: length (help).