"Now at that time aMichael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise. And there will be a btime of distress csuch as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the dbook, will be rescued.
"aMany of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, bthese to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.
"Those who have ainsight will bshine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who clead the many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
"But as for you, Daniel, aconceal these words and bseal up the book until the cend of time; dmany will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase."
Then I, Daniel, looked and behold, two others were standing, one on this bank of the river and the other on that bank of the river.
And aone said to the man bdressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, "cHow long will it be until the end of these wonders?"
I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, as he araised his right hand and his left toward heaven, and swore by bHim who lives forever that it would be for a ctime, times, and half a time; and as soon as they finish dshattering the