Translation and Systematic Commentary
Book cover explanation
In calligraphic square script, the mysterious name given in the Bible to the prophet Daniel: ʾîš ḥamudôt, “the man of the predilections,” (Dn 10:11; Dn 10:19).
In red, the Arabic version of this designation: muḥammad, “beloved,” that the author uses to refer to himself in the Sūrah 3:144.
The Book of Daniel 10:11And he said to me, “O Daniel, man greatly beloved, give heed to the words that I speak to you, and stand upright, for now I have been sent to you." While he was speaking this word to me, I stood up trembling.
The Book of Daniel 10:11
And he said: “O man greatly beloved, fear not, peace be with you; be strong and of good courage.” And when he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said: “Let my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.”