A Passage In Daniel
A calculation not a count. Two calendars and two solutions. 666 of the Julian Calendar is the beginning of the Islamic Calendar. 666 of the Gregorian Calendar is the Islamic attack on Constantinople. Daniel suggests ‘number’ refers to years. It’s just another place to look. So look.
A Common Year
A new calendar starting in 622 would be 666 of the Julian Calendar starting with 44 BC. The Hijri year is 622 and the start of the Islamic calendar. A search of Daniel shows number refers to years. John knows Daniel is the place to go for clues. Follow the numbers.
A Dating Tool
A common year. 666 of the Gregorian calendar, which didn’t start until 1582, will be a different year in a different calendar. The common year for the Julian calendar was 44 BC. 622, the year of the Hijra, would be 666 in the Julian calendar. That does require a calculation and not a count as stated in some bibles.
A start, a date, a year, a number. 666 Look for number in Daniel. It refers to years. So what happened in the year 666? Nothing. Historians are careful about that year. Dating is difficult without a calendar. A date is the most common mark on a product. Its origin. So what started in 666? What calendar should we use?
A Year 666
A mark, a beginning, a Julian calendar starting in 44 BC. 622 of the Gregorian calendar, starting in 1582, marked the beginning of Islam. The Hegira marked the beginning of the Islamic calendar. 666 also marked the beginning of the attack on Constantinople if we look at Gibbon and his history.
A Number in Daniel
A key to understanding the Apocalypse. John knows Daniel and Daniel knows the number of years. The numbers John uses have been preserved in nearly all of the bible translations. They can be trusted in identifying historical events that might be a fulfillment of prophecy. Not just one number but all the numbers must fit.
A Passage In Daniel
A reference to years. What happened in the year 666? What calendar do you use? What calendar was in effect? John understood Daniel. Daniel understood by books the number of the years. John sends us to the Old Testament for clues. John understood by books. John understood the Lamb of God. Do you understand?
A Julian Calendar
A beginning in 44 BC. 622 in the Gregorian calendar, which began in 1582, was the beginning of the Islamic calendar. 666 in the Julian calendar marked the start of Islam. A number in Daniel 9:2 refers to the number of years. That is what Daniel understood by books.
A year, a starting point, a date. Nearly all products have a mark or a date marking the beginning of its existence. A beast will also have a starting point and in most cases an end point. There could be an exception. One was diverse from all the beasts that were before it. How do we identify a beast?
A Recognition Of Prophecy In History
A reliable connection. Just as years are attached to the number thousand we look for what is attached to each number. If you search Daniel for the word number, you will see that it is also attached to years. What happened in the year 666 is a reasonable question.