Daniel’s Messianic Prophecy

Daniel 9:24-27 contains a prophecy given to Daniel by the angel Gabriel about when the Messiah would come. It counts off a specific number of years from the start of the restoration of Jerusalem after the exile. This implies the messiah comes sometime in the 1st century AD. For someone that believes in the Tanak but doesn’t believe that Jesus is the Messiah, they must look at 1st-century Jerusalem and find another figure that matches the description of this prophecy.

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