Old Testament

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Did Daniel interpret this dream?

Yes. He said the tree represented Nebuchadnezzar, a king who provided sustenance for his people like a tree provides fruit and shade for animal and man. As for the rest of the dream, Daniel interpreted it this way: “You will be driven from human society, and you will live in the fields with the wild animals. You will eat grass like a cow, and you will be drenched with the dew of heaven.” (NLT, Daniel 4:25) Nebuchadnezzar would stay in this state until he recognized fully God’s authority.


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