Daniel 8:9-19 NIV

9 Out of one of them came another horn, which started small1 but grew in power to the south and to the east and toward the Beautiful Land.2

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10 It grew until it reached3 the host of the heavens, and it threw some of the starry host down to the earth4 and trampled5 on them.

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11 It set itself up to be as great as the Prince6 of the host;7 it took away the daily sacrifice8 from him, and the place of his sanctuary was brought low.9

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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.10

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    • a 8:12 - Or "rebellion, the armies"
      13 Then I heard a holy one11 speaking, and another holy one said to him, "How long will it take for the vision to be fulfilled12--the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, the rebellion that causes desolation, and the surrender of the sanctuary and of the host that will be trampled13 underfoot?"

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

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      The Interpretation of the Vision

      15 While I, Daniel, was watching the vision15 and trying to understand it, there before me stood one who looked like a man.16

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      16 And I heard a man's voice from the Ulai17 calling, "Gabriel,18 tell this man the meaning of the vision."19

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          17 As he came near the place where I was standing, I was terrified and fell prostrate.20 "Son of man," he said to me, "understand that the vision concerns the time of the end."21

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          18 While he was speaking to me, I was in a deep sleep, with my face to the ground.22 Then he touched me and raised me to my feet.23

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          19 He said: "I am going to tell you what will happen later in the time of wrath,24 because the vision concerns the appointed time25 of the end.b26

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            • b 8:19 - Or "because the end will be at the appointed time"