Historical-Messianic view of Daniel 9: every seventh was a Sabbath Year.

EXCERPT: The Historical-Messianic interpretation is the traditional understanding of Daniel 9.  In this interpretation, the 490 years are an extension of God’s covenant with Israel, which was based on Israel’s Sabbath Year cycle.  Jesus confirmed God’s covenant with Israel during the last seven of the 490 years.  This interpretation is called Messianic because it understands the … Read more