Daniel 2:45

Just as you saw that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it broke in pieces the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God has made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and its interpretation sure.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Hands. Protestant marg.: "mountain, which was not in hand. "(Haydock) Christ was born of a virgin; and his kingdom was not established by ambition, like others. Yet it presently became a mountain, and filled the earth. (St. Justin, dial.; St. Augustine, tr. 9. in Jo.) God himself sets up this kingdom. (Calmet)

Hippolytus of Rome

AD 235
And the dream is certain, That no one, therefore, may have any doubt whether the things announced shall turn out so or not, the prophet has confirmed them with the words, And the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure; I have not erred in the interpretation of the vision.


AD 420
Daniel again asserts that the revelation of the dream is not a matter of personal merit, but has |33 been granted for the purpose of making the interpretation manifest to the king and of teaching the king that God alone is to be worshipped.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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