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In the cited verses from the Book of Daniel it speaks of "someone like a son of man ..... coming to the Ancient of Days". Jesus Christ referred to himself as that Son of Man (John 3:13) which clearly differentiates him from the Father, the Ancient of Days, Jehovah. Why other religions can't see this rests with them to explain.

Good overview though. ericearl@shaw.ca

FYI The 'Ancients of Days' are given much attention by The Urantia BOok which describes them as an important order of universe beings/adjudicators representing God's will to the universes of time and space (sorry, not the best summary).

Van Morrison has also published a song titled 'Ancient of Days'. --80.216.137.113 (talk) 22:02, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Psalm 69:14[edit]

The first reference to "Ancient of Days" used is cited as being from Psalm 69:14, but that is incorrect. "Psalm 69:14 - Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters." [KJV [1]]

Does anybody know what the real reference is supposed to be? It sounds like it comes from the Koran.

--Abbygirlforever (talk) 21:31, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

Know Your Blake[edit]

This image depicts the "Ancient of Days," for Blake, a Urizenic[2] figure. There is an erroneous implication that these figures are viewed by Blake as deserving of reverence. In fact, Urizen is a relatively negative figure in Blake's pantheon. According to Joseph Hogan[3], Urizen

is reason, the rational faculty of the individual....His function is to limit and give outline to the creative energy of the individual....[H]e tries to stop the creative activity of the Eternals and to fix the world in one state. As a result he creates the fallen material universe...In his pursuit of single rule, he is also the archetypal King, the political oppressor[4]

For Blake, he has more in common with the traditional view of Satan as the oppressor of Man (perpetrated by John Milton[5]) than the caption suggests. Thus, Urizen is Blake's satire on the Jehovah of Christian theology.

See also the entry here at WikiPedia for Urizen (above).

--druekberg (talk) 19:37, 3 February 2008 (UTC)

Enochian terminology[edit]

I have done some research of the figure of Enoch and have found that this term was being used by those who were close or friends with the biblical patriarch. Anyways, I think that further research needs to be done on Enoch and why some people have called an ancient. ADM (talk) 19:18, 17 March 2009 (UTC)

Book series[edit]

in the book series the alchemist, the third book, at the end, Dee's master is apperently the ancient of days.

"Palaios Hemeron" in Greek[edit]

That's not what I'd expected the Greek rendering to be, Not the Hemeron part for Days but the first word. I feel something related to Arca or Arche would better poetically fit the Auhtor's intent. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.92.229.89 (talk) 22:58, 12 January 2012 (UTC)