Daniel 9:24: Christ Will Make an End of Israel’s Sin

Studying Bible Prophecy


Daniel 9:24

24 “Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy place.  NASB

In this second point of promise, “to make an end of sin,” the focus is on the fact that Israel’s sins will be taken away and their hearts will be made clean.  “To make” suggests that someone makes it happen.  That someone is Christ.  In Hebrews 9:26 we read, “…He has been manifested to put away sin…”

Thus this prophecy points to what Paul said in Romans 11:26-27,

 “The Deliverer will come from Zion,
He will remove ungodliness from Jacob.”
27 “And this is My covenant with them,
When I take away their sins.”

Ezekiel 36:25-29 shows us…

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