Daniel 8:12-22 NIV

12 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.1

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    • a 8:12 - Or "rebellion, the armies"
      13 Then I heard a holy one2 speaking, and another holy one said to him, "How long will it take for the vision to be fulfilled3--the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, the rebellion that causes desolation, and the surrender of the sanctuary and of the host that will be trampled4 underfoot?"

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      14 He said to me, "It will take 2,300 evenings and mornings; then the sanctuary will be reconsecrated."5

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      The Interpretation of the Vision

      15 While I, Daniel, was watching the vision6 and trying to understand it, there before me stood one who looked like a man.7

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      16 And I heard a man's voice from the Ulai8 calling, "Gabriel,9 tell this man the meaning of the vision."10

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          17 As he came near the place where I was standing, I was terrified and fell prostrate.11 "Son of man," he said to me, "understand that the vision concerns the time of the end."12

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          18 While he was speaking to me, I was in a deep sleep, with my face to the ground.13 Then he touched me and raised me to my feet.14

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          19 He said: "I am going to tell you what will happen later in the time of wrath,15 because the vision concerns the appointed time16 of the end.b17

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            • b 8:19 - Or "because the end will be at the appointed time"
              20 The two-horned ram that you saw represents the kings of Media and Persia.18

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              21 The shaggy goat is the king of Greece,19 and the large horn between his eyes is the first king.20

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              22 The four horns that replaced the one that was broken off represent four kingdoms that will emerge from his nation but will not have the same power.