Bible VersionsNASDaniel 1:1; Daniel 1:11; Daniel 1:20; Daniel 8:2; Daniel 8:5; Daniel 8:12; Daniel 8:18; Daniel 8:25; Daniel 9:1; Daniel 9:12; Daniel 9:14; Daniel 9:18; Daniel 9:20; Daniel 10:11; Daniel 10:21; Daniel 11:5; Daniel 11:14; Daniel 11:24-25; Daniel 11:28; Daniel 11:36-37; Daniel 11:40; Daniel 12:1
Daniel 1:1; Daniel 1:11; Daniel 1:20; Daniel 8:2; Daniel 8:5; Daniel 8:12; Daniel 8:18; Daniel 8:25; Daniel 9:1; Daniel 9:12; Daniel 9:14; Daniel 9:18; Daniel 9:20; Daniel 10:11; Daniel 10:21; Daniel 11:5; Daniel 11:14; Daniel 11:24-25; Daniel 11:28; Daniel 11:36-37; Daniel 11:40; Daniel 12:1 (New American Standard)
"And through his shrewdness He will cause deceit to succeed by his influence; And he will magnify himself in his heart, And he will destroy many while they are at ease. He will even oppose the Prince of princes, But he will be broken without human agency.
"Thus He has confirmed His words which He had spoken against us and against our rulers who ruled us, to bring on us great calamity; for under the whole heaven there has not been done anything like what was done to Jerusalem.
"O my God, incline Your ear and hear! Open Your eyes and see our desolations and the city which is called by Your name; for we are not presenting our supplications before You on account of any merits of our own, but on account of Your great compassion.
He said to me, "O Daniel, man of high esteem, understand the words that I am about to tell you and stand upright , for I have now been sent to you." And when he had spoken this word to me, I stood up trembling.
"In a time of tranquility he will enter the richest parts of the realm, and he will accomplish what his fathers never did, nor his ancestors; he will distribute plunder, booty and possessions among them, and he will devise his schemes against strongholds, but only for a time.
"He will stir up his strength and courage against the king of the South with a large army; so the king of the South will mobilize an extremely large and mighty army for war; but he will not stand, for schemes will be devised against him.
"Then the king will do as he pleases, and he will exalt and magnify himself above every god and will speak monstrous things against the God of gods; and he will prosper until the indignation is finished, for that which is decreed will be done.
"He will show no regard for the gods of his fathers or for the desire of women, nor will he show regard for any other god; for he will magnify himself above them all.
"At the end time the king of the South will collide with him, and the king of the North will storm against him with chariots, with horsemen and with many ships; and he will enter countries, overflow them and pass through.
"Now at that time Michael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise. And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued.