Dating the book of ezekiel
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Josephus believed that the book of Daniel was shown to Alexander the Great, when he came to Jerusalem in 330 BC.Of course, Daniel predicted the life of Alexander the Great.
Ezekiel was a priest who was among the Jewish captives carried away to Babylon by King Nebuchadnezzar in approximately 597 (see Ezekiel 1:3).
Moreover, even critical scholars date Ezekiel very early. Manweiler writes, Ezekiel is probably the most carefully dated of all Old Testament books…
we here note that the majority of biblical scholars, even of those who reject the inspiration and unity of the Bible, believe most of the book was written in the sixth century BC by the prophet Ezekiel..
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The prophet Ezekiel is the author of the book of Ezekiel.
English versions of the Bible are based on the canonical order given in the LXX.
As such, Daniel is grouped with the three major (writing) prophets.In the Hebrew canon, however, the book is positioned with the Writings (Ruth, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, ).Critics believe that since the Writings were collected after the prophetic canon was closed, Daniel could not have been written in the sixth century. A number of the Psalms and Proverbs were composed between ca. The events in the Book of Job likely happened in the days of Abraham (ca. Therefore finding Daniel among the Writings does not require a late date. A passage in this apocryphal work (written about 195 BC) lists some notable OT figures but Daniel is not one of them.It is no accident that the three most attacked books of the Bible are also the most significant (Genesis, Daniel, and Revelation).It is commonly known that if the foundation is faulty, the building will soon fall. This being the case, the issue of the date of Daniel will be addressed first.As students study this book, they can learn that God calls prophets as watchmen to warn His children of danger.