"And now I will tell you the 1truth. Behold, threemorekings are going to ariseain Persia. Then a fourth will gainfarmorerichesthanall of them; as soon as he becomes strong through his riches, bhe will arouse the whole empire against the realm of c2Greece.
"And a 3mightyking will arise, and he will rule with greatauthority and 4do as he pleases.
"But as soon as he has arisen, his kingdom will be broken up and parceled out 5toward the 6fourdpoints of the compass, though not to his own descendants, nor according to his authoritywhich he wielded, for his sovereignty will be 7uprooted and given to othersbesidesethem.