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The Book of Daniel is an "account of the activities and visions of Daniel, a noble Jew exiled at Babylon."[1] In the Hebrew Bible it is found in the Ketuvim (writings), while in Christian Bibles it is grouped with the Major Prophets.

The book's message is that just as the God of Israel saved Daniel and his friends from their enemies, so he would save all of Israel in their present oppression. Its influence has resonated through later ages, from the Dead Sea Scrolls community and the authors of the gospels and Revelation, the various movements from the 2nd century to the Protestant Reformation, and modern millennialist movements, on whom it continues to have a profound influence.

The text used in the production is from the New English Bible. Free use of this translation is claimed under the publisher's permission if limited to less than 500 verses.