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Halfway through this book it is in Aramaic and therefore could no more be written by a contemporary of Nebuchadnezzar than a book that changes from Latin to Italian be written by C In fact it was written at least four centuries after the Jews were in exile and as such it is history masquerading as prophecy and poor history at that i1 Already the first verse is historically inaccurate as it was his son who was king The third year of Jehoiakims reign was 606 BCE and it wasnt until 597 BCE that Nebuchadnezzar first invaded Jerusalem although without destroying it By then Jehohiakim was dead and his son Jehoiachin was in power i7 Daniel was a eunuch and despite the fact that Deutxxiii1 doesnt allow eunuchs to enter into the congregation of the Lord he was a prophet i9 The KJV states that God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs The Hebrew words describing the twos relationship are chesed vrachamim The first word means mercy The latter could mean either mercy or physical love As the writers would hardly write that Ashpenaz showed Daniel mercy it should read instead that he showed mercy and engaged in physical love with Daniel Both were eunuchs but as is mentioned elsewhere in the Bible they still retain their sexual drive There is no mention of another sexual partner either ii4-728 These verses are in Aramaic which as mentioned above mean that another writer writing at a much later time and place composed it ii35 The only way that the stone could become a great mountain that filled the whole earth was if the earth was flat iii1 Nebuchadnezzar said to have built a statue of gold sixty cubits high and six cubits wide which would have been a total volume of 270 cubic yards--more than all of the gold that he could have possessed and probably more
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