8 And I, having been left alone, saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me, moreover, my appearance was altered, and I languished, not having any strength.
9 And I heard the voice of his words, and when I heard, I lay down in confusion on my face, and my face was close to the ground.
10 And behold, a hand touched me, and raised me onto my knees and the knuckles of my hands.
11 And he said to me, 'Daniel, man of longing, understand the words that I speak to you, and stand yourself upright, for I am now sent to you.' And when he had said these words to me, I stood trembling.
12 And he said to me, 'Do not be afraid, Daniel, because from the first day that you set your heart to understand, by afflicting yourself in the sight of your God, your words have been heeded, and I have arrived because of your words.