The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, , at sacred-texts.com
an image of gold
The attempt of this great king of Babylon to unify the religions of his empire by self-deification will be repeated by the beast, the last head of the Gentile world-dominion (Rev 13:11-15).
See note on "Beast, the"
(See Scofield) - (Dan 7:8).
(See Scofield) - (Rev 19:20).
It has repeatedly characterized Gentile authority in the earth, for example; (Dan 6:7); (Act 12:22) and the later Roman emperors.
Compare the conduct of Daniel, (Dan 2:24).
and he will deliver us
The three Jews, faithful to God while the nation of Israel far from their land bear no testimony, are a fit type of the Jewish remnant in the last days (Isa 1:9); (Rom 11:5) who will be faithful in the furnace of the great tribulation; (Psa 2:5); (Rev 7:14).
(See Scofield) - (Heb 1:4).