Ancient of Days


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Ancient of Days

a name for God, originating in the Authorized Version of the Old Testament (Daniel 7:9)

Ancient of Days

scriptural epithet for God. [O.T.: Daniel 7:9]
See: God
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A beefy lot and more mature than might have been expected (though not so ancient of days as the Worcester Chorus) they flooded the always magic acoustics of Mechanics Hall with swift aural dynamics and knowing looks, quick hand-holds, as they waded into familiar refrains like "The man I love will be big and strong ...
They argue that in the Kabbala the miracle in the wilderness is attributed not to the Almighty but to "the ancient of days." From the Kabbalistic description of "the ancient of days." They deduce that it might have been how a primitive culture would have described a sophisticated machine.
Daniel's dream continues: Behold, thrones were placed, and one which was ancient of days did sit, his raiment was white as snow, his hair like pure wool, his throne was fiery flames, and the wheels burning fire [God as similarly represented by Ezekiel's merkavah theophany], a fiery stream issued, the judgment was set, the books were opened ...
First Christian Church - "Sacred Sounds of Hope - Honoring the Ancient of Days" is the theme of the Monthly Interfaith Prayer Service at 7 p.m Sunday.
I was sitting in a chair, whose designers had sacrificed comfort for modernity, reading Peter Ackroyd's excellent biography of William Blake, writer of Jerusalem and painter of Ancient of Days.
The riddle of our origins has inspired a number of visionary works of art, including interpretations as diverse as William Blake's illustration of the cosmological designer Urizen in The Ancient of Days (1794) and Auguste Rodin's marble sculpture of primordial man issuing from the outstretched palm of The Hand of God (1898).
If you wanted to have a Standing On Pavement Cracks Day you'd have to register with the Ancient of Days or the Silver Stocking of the Diurnal or something.

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