12 1 Of the deliverance of the Church by Christ.

And at that [a]time shall Michael stand up, the great prince, which standeth for the children of thy people, and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there began to be a nation unto that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, everyone that shall be found written in the book.

And many [b]of them that sleep in the dust of the earth, shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and perpetual contempt.

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 12:1 The Angel here noteth two things: first that the Church shall be in great affliction and trouble at Christ’s coming, and next that God will send his Angel to deliver it, whom here he calleth Michael, meaning Christ, which is published by the preaching of the Gospel.
  2. Daniel 12:2 Meaning, all shall rise at the general resurrection, which thing he here nameth because the faithful should have ever respect to that: for in the earth there shall be no sure comfort.

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