Daniel 7 specifically says of the Son of Man that, "to Him was given dominion, Glory and a kingdom, That all the peoples, nations and men of every language Might serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion Which will not pass away.
I showed you. See Noble Verses , , And is he better than Prophet Muhammad for being a creator? The differentiation makes sense once it is recognised that it recalls a turn of phrase actually used by Jesus to distinguish his present preaching from his future judging. We want to know how Daniel uses the word, not the targums or extra biblical literature although that may be of interest. Christians commonly take the phrase "son of man" in this passage to refer to Jesus himself, rather than humanity in general. Views Read Edit View history.
The NIV, for example, reads that "all nations and peoples of every language worshiped him. It even speaks of "the Lamb in the center of the throne," meaning that Jesus sits on the very throne of God! At any rate, it is clear that the title of Son of Man is a Messianic title that carried with it divine identity so that for a mere man to claim this title for himself would constitute not only falsehood but blasphemy.
What is meant by the term "Son of Man"? The title is a reference to the prophecy of Daniel Chapter 7: "I kept looking in the night visions, And behold, with the clouds of heaven One like a Son of Man was coming, And He came up to the Ancient of Days And was presented before Him.
Note the reaction Jesus receives when He applies this prophecy to Himself before the Jewish authorities: "But He kept silent and did not answer. Note what finally provokes the crowd to kill him: "But filled with the Holy Spirit, he gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. For example, when He said to Nicodemus: "If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?
As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up; so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life," John Jesus thus identifies Himself as the Son of Man who descended from heaven, and further as the one whom must be believed in to receive eternal life. Why is Jesus called the Word? Does God have a name? If so, what is it?
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In the Koine Greek of the New Testament, "the son of man" is "ὁ scriptures seem to correspond with those found in the Book of. Where is "Son of Man" found in the Old Testament? 1. Ezekiel: In the book of Ezekiel alone, God calls the prophet “son of man” 93 times.
Christ, authority. Christ, humanity. Jesus, the Christ.
Son of Man. Christ as judge. Christ as king.
Christ as prophet. Christ as servant. Christ, exaltation.