Daniel 12:2-3

The Time of the End

2 And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake,
d Some to everlasting life,
Some to shame e and everlasting 1 contempt.
3 Those who are wise shall f shine
Like the brightness of the firmament,
g And those who turn many to righteousness
h Like the stars forever and ever.

  1. Cross References
    Matthew 25:46
    "And these will go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
    John 5:28
    Do not marvel at this; for the hour is coming in which all who are in the graves will hear His voice
    John 5:29
    And come forth - those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.
    Acts 24:15
    I have hope in God, which they themselves also accept, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and the unjust.
  2. Cross References
    Isaiah 66:24
    "And they shall go forth and look Upon the corpses of the men Who have transgressed against Me. For their worm does not die, And their fire is not quenched. They shall be an abhorrence to all flesh."
    Romans 9:21
    Does not the potter have power over the clay, from the same lump to make one vessel for honor and another for dishonor?
  3. Cross References
    Proverbs 3:35
    The wise shall inherit glory, But shame shall be the legacy of fools.
    Daniel 11:33
    And those of the people who understand shall instruct many; yet for many days they shall fall by sword and flame, by captivity and plundering.
    Daniel 11:35
    And some of those of understanding shall fall, to refine them, purify them, and make them white, until the time of the end; because it is still for the appointed time.
    Matthew 13:43
    Then the righteous will shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear!
  4. Cross References
    Proverbs 11:30
    The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who wins souls is wise.
    James 5:19
    Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back.
    James 5:20
    Let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.
  5. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 15:41
    There is one glory of the sun, another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differs from another star in glory.
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