7:15 “As for me, Daniel, my spirit was distressed, 1 and the visions of my mind 2 were alarming me.
1 tn The Aramaic text includes the phrase “in its sheath,” apparently viewing the body as a container or receptacle for the spirit somewhat like a sheath or scabbard is for a knife or a sword (cf. NAB “within its sheath of flesh”). For this phrase the LXX and Vulgate have “in these things.”
2 tn Aram “head.”