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the Ancient of Days

A name for the Christian God, as used in Daniel 7:9 in the Bible. So many people get lost in the consumer frenzy of Christmas that they forget to celebrate it as the moment when the Ancient of Days came to Earth in human form.
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the ancient of Days

a biblical title for God, taken from Daniel 7:9.
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In The Manna-Machine and The Kaballah Unveiled (both 1978), he explored the idea that the Ancient of Days could have in some way explained the "miracle" of the manna.
As I looked, thrones were placed and one that was ancient of days took his seat; his raiment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames, its wheels were like burning fire.
Something similar occurs in Ancient of Days, 1979-81, on a Tokyo street, where a crowd and a large electronic sign seem a chaotic, amorphous flow, yet, like water, with a peculiar rhythm giving them inner form.
Its striking imagery has influenced the doctrines of the Trinity (the ancient of days and the son of man in Dan 7), angelology, last judgment, and heaven and hell (Dan 10-12).
Left: the frontispiece to The Ancient of Days (1827).
Which might even be a reason for backing that ancient of days, Harry Red-knapp.