A Clear and PresentDanger is a risk or threat to safety or other public interests that is serious and imminent, especially: one that justifies limitation of a right (as freedom of speech or press) by the legislative or executive branch of government.
Then the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned by speaking against the LORD and against you. Intercede with the LORD so He will take the snakes away from us.” So Moses interceded for the people.
Daniel 2:44 In the days of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor will it be left to another people. It will shatter all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, but will itself stand forever.
Daniel 2:45 And just as you saw a stone being cut out of the mountain without human hands, and it shattered the iron, bronze, clay, silver, and gold, so the great God has told the king what will happen in the future. The dream is true, and its interpretation is trustworthy.”
The phrase “Et tu, Brute?” (“You too, Brutus?”) is associated with the Roman general and ruler Julius Caesar. He purportedly said this as he was being assassinated, uttering it upon seeing that Marcus Junius Brutus, a man whom he had trusted, was among his assassins.