The Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the vessels of the house of God ; and he brought them to the land of Shinar, to the house of his god, and he brought the vessels into the treasury of his god.
I saw him come beside the ram, and he was enraged at him; and he struck the ram and shattered his two horns, and the ram had no strength to withstand him. So he hurled him to the ground and trampled on him, and there was none to rescue the ram from his power.
"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.
"He will also enter the Beautiful Land, and many countries will fall ; but these will be rescued out of his hand : Edom, Moab and the foremost of the sons of Ammon.
"Then he will stretch out his hand against other countries, and the land of Egypt will not escape.
I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, as he raised his right hand and his left toward heaven, and swore by Him who lives forever that it would be for a time, times, and half a time; and as soon as they finish shattering the power of the holy people, all these events will be completed.