Daniel 8:9-14 and Related Scripture Interpreted.
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"Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed." Dan. 8:14, KJV.
"After 2300 offerings; then shall the Holy One be Vindicated." Dan. 8:14, Bruce Craig Trans.


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H6663 tsadaq Defined

From: http://bibletools.org/index.cfm/fuseaction/Lexicon.show/ID/H6663/tsadaq.htm, e-Sword and Online Bible.

Strong's #6663: tsadaq (pronounced tsaw-dak');
  a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) right (in a moral or forensic sense):--cleanse,
  clear self, (be, do) just(-ice, -ify, -ify self), (be turn to) righteous(-ness).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:
  tsa^daq
    1) to be just, be righteous
      1a) (Qal)
        1a1) to have a just cause, be in the right
        1a2) to be justified
        1a3) to be just (of God)
        1a4) to be just, be righteous (in conduct and character)
      1b) (Niphal) to be put or made right, be justified
      1c) (Piel) justify, make to appear righteous, make someone righteous
      1d) (Hiphil)
        1d1) to do or bring justice (in administering law)
        1d2) to declare righteous, justify
        1d3) to justify, vindicate the cause of, save
        1d4) to make righteous, turn to righteousness
      1e) (Hithpael) to justify oneself
  Part of Speech: verb
  Relation: a primitive root


Usage: H6663 tsadaq is used 41 times in the Old Testament
Only in Daniel 8:14 is H6663 used in its niphal form, nisdaq


  Genesis 38:26: "And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that"
  Genesis 44:16: "what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity"
  Exodus 23:7: "and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked."
  Deuteronomy 25:1: "unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn"
  2 Samuel 15:4: "or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice!"
  1 Kings 8:32: "to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness."
  2 Chronicles 6:23: "by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness."
  Job 4:17: "Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his maker?"
  Job 9:2: "it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?"
  Job 9:15: "Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer, but I would make supplication to my judge."
  Job 9:20: "If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse."
  Job 10:15: "If I be wicked, woe unto me; and if I be righteous, yet will I not lift up my head. I am full"
  Job 11:2: "and should a man full of talk be justified?"
  Job 13:18: "I know that I shall be justified."
  Job 15:14: "and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?"
  Job 22:3: "Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?"
  Job 25:4: "How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born"
  Job 27:5: "God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove mine integrity"
  Job 32:2: "against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God."
  Job 33:12: "Behold, in this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater"
  Job 33:32: "me: speak, for I desire to justify thee."
  Job 34:5: "For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment."
  Job 35:7: "If thou be righteous, what givest thou him? or what receiveth he of thine hand?"
  Job 40:8: "Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?"
  Psalms 19:9: "the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether."
  Psalms 51:4: "this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest."
  Psalms 82:3: "Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy."
  Psalms 143:2: "And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified."
  Proverbs 17:15: " He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD."
  Isaiah 5:23: " Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from"
  Isaiah 43:9: "... let them bring forth their witnesses, that they may be justified: or let them hear, and say, It is truth."
  Isaiah 43:26: "declare thou, that thou mayest be justified."
  Isaiah 45:25: "shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory."
  Isaiah 50:8: "He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who"
  Isaiah 53:11: "He shall see the travail of his soul and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities."
  Jeremiah 3:11: "unto me, The backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous Judah."
  Ezekiel 16:51: "thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all thine abominations"
  Ezekiel 16:52: "that thou hast committed more abominable than they: they are more righteous than thou:"
  Ezekiel 16:52: "... yea, be thou confounded also, and bear thy shame, in that thou hast justified thy sisters."
  Daniel 8:14: "hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed."
  Daniel 12:3: "shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever."


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