The History of Bel and
The Dragon was cut from the book of Daniel by various edicts and councils of the
Church. Below are some amazing excerpts telling of a great dragon beast,
teleportation and divine protection.
A Great Dragon In Babylon
And in that same place there was a great dragon, which they of Babylon
And the king said unto Daniel, Wilt thou also say that this is
of brass? lo, he liveth, he eateth and drinketh; thou canst not say that he is
no living god: therefore worship him.
Daniel Destroys The Dragon
But give me leave, O king, and I shall slay this dragon without sword or staff.
The king said, I give thee leave.
Then Daniel took pitch, and fat, and hair, and did seethe them together, and
made lumps thereof: this he put in the dragon's mouth, and so the dragon burst
in sunder : and Daniel said, Lo, these are the gods ye worship.
An Angel Transports Habbacuc
Now there was in Jewry a prophet, called Habbacuc, who had made pottage, and had
broken bread in a bowl, and was going into the field, for to bring it to the
But the angel of the Lord said unto Habbacuc, Go, carry the dinner that thou
hast into Babylon unto Daniel, who is in the lions' den.
And Habbacuc said, Lord, I never saw Babylon; neither do I know where the den
Then the angel of the Lord took him by the crown, and bare him by the hair of
his head, and through the vehemency of his spirit set him in Babylon over the
And Habbacuc cried, saying, O Daniel, Daniel, take the dinner which God hath
And Daniel said, Thou hast remembered me, O God: neither hast thou forsaken them
that seek thee and love thee.
So Daniel arose, and did eat: and the angel of the Lord set Habbacuc in his own
place again immediately.
Daniel Safe in the Lion's Den For 7 Days
Upon the seventh day the king went to bewail Daniel: and when he came to the
den, he looked in, and behold, Daniel was sitting.
Then cried the king with a loud voice, saying, Great art Lord God of Daniel, and
there is none other beside thee.
And he drew him out, and cast those that were the cause of his destruction into
the den: and they were devoured in a moment before his face.