7:10 A river of fire was streaming forth
and proceeding from his presence.
Many thousands were ministering to him;
Many tens of thousands stood ready to serve him. 1
The court convened 2
and the books were opened.
destroyed and abolished forever!
1 tn Aram “were standing before him.”
2 tn Aram “judgment sat.”
3 tc The LXX and Theodotion lack the words “I was watching” here. It is possible that these words in the MT are a dittography from the first part of the verse.
4 tn Aram “and given over to” (so NRSV).
5 tn Aram “judgment will sit” (KJV similar).