It grew until it reached1 the host of the heavens, and it threw some of the starry host down to the earth2 and trampled3 on them.
It set itself up to be as great as the Prince4 of the host;5 it took away the daily sacrifice6 from him, and the place of his sanctuary was brought low.712
Because of rebellion, the host [of the saints]a and the daily sacrifice were given over to it. It prospered in everything it did, and truth was thrown to the ground.813
Then I heard a holy one9 speaking, and another holy one said to him, "How long will it take for the vision to be fulfilled10--the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, the rebellion that causes desolation, and the surrender of the sanctuary and of the host that will be trampled11 underfoot?"