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The heavenly court, the books, the rendering of judgment upon the beasts, all demonstrate to the community of Daniel’s readers that though the Most High might have been aligned with earthly empires in the past, God is no longer aligned with their unjust rules. At the same time, in order to assert Yahweh’s sovereign power over historical events and human kings, Yahweh is made the indirect actor who hands the people to Antiochus IV, if only for a circumscribed period of time. Yahweh is more than a national deity whose actions in history are motivated exclusively by Israel’s faithfulness or unfaithfulness.
Once again, the heavenly body resolves 65. This is not to say that the statue does not also invoke idol polemics. It is clearly a multivalent symbol. 66. See further the commentaries by Seow, Daniel, 44–45; Collins, Daniel, 165. 67. These questions are explicitly revealed in the prayer of Sir 36:1–22. See further Benjamin G. Wright, “ ‘Put the Nations in Fear of You’: Ben Sira and the Problem of Foreign Rule,” in SBL Seminar Papers, 1999 (SBLSP 38; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 1999), 77–93; and Amy C.
L. : Westminster John Knox, 2003), 123, all identify the chief with God. Andre Lacocque, The Book of Daniel (Atlanta: John Knox, 1979), 162, however, maintains that the chief of the host is the angel Michael. I would agree with Lacocque that the identi¿cation of Michael is to be preferred in light of Dan 12:1, where he is identi¿ed as the “great chief” (=H589 C 9). Collins cites Dan 8:25 in which the king stands up against “the chief of chiefs” as an unequivocal reference to God and the interpretive parallel to v.