Ancient of Days


Ancient of Days
An Aramaic expression used in e.g. Dan. 7:9 for God as Judge. It conveys the notion of wisdom associated by the Jews with old age.

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  • Ancient of Days — is a name for God in Aramaic: Atik Yomin ; in the Greek Septuagint: Palaios Hemeron ; and in the Vulgate: Antiquus Dierum .The title Ancient of Days has been used as a source of inspiration in art and music, denoting the creator s aspects of… …   Wikipedia

  • ANCIENT OF DAYS — ANCIENT OF DAYS. The King James Version of the Bible rendered both attik yomin in Daniel 7:9 and attik yomayya in verses 13 and 22 by the phrase the Ancient of days, i.e., with the definite article the and with a capital A, hence with the clear… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ancient of Days — • A name given to God by the Prophet Daniel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ancient of Days     Ancient of Days     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ancient of Days — n. God or a heavenly judge: cf. Dan. 7:13 …   English World dictionary

  • Ancient of Days — the Supreme Being; God. * * * Ancient of Days, God, as the Eternal Being (in the Bible, Daniel 7) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ancient of Days —    An expression applied to Jehovah three times in the vision of Daniel (7:9, 13, 22) in the sense of eternal. In contrast with all earthly kings, his days are past reckoning …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Ancient of Days — the Supreme Being; God. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ancient of Days —  Ветхий днями …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • The Goddess-Music for the Ancient of Days — Album par John Zorn Sortie Juin 2010 Enregistrement Décembre 2009 Durée 47:39 Compositeur John Zorn Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • the Ancient of days — (Bible) The Almighty, God • • • Main Entry: ↑ancient * * * a biblical title for God …   Useful english dictionary


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