In her heart
One verse in Daniel 7 interests me: “As for me Daniel, my thoughts greatly troubled me, and my countenance was changed: but I kept the matter in my heart.” This same idea is expressed by Mary in two different verses. In Lk. 2:19 we read: “But Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart.” Later at the end of chapter two we read: “And he went down with them and came to
When Dunn indicated that Luke toned down the Danielic allusions to chapter 7, did he consider Luke 1:32-33?
“He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there will be no end.” These two verses strongly allude to Daniel 7:13-14.
Luke certainly was thinking about Daniel 7 as he crafted his masterpiece.