He will make a treaty with the people for a period of one set of seven, a but after half this time, he will put an end to the sacrifices and offerings. Then as a climax to all his terrible deeds, b he will set up a sacrilegious object that causes desecration, c until the end that has been decreed is poured out on this defiler."
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)