Daniel 2:40

Overview - Daniel 2
Nebuchadnezzar, forgetting his dream, requires it of the Chaldeans, by promises and threatenings.
10 They acknowledging their inability are judged to die.
14 Daniel obtaining some respite finds the dream.
19 He blesses God.
24 He staying the decree is brought to the king.
31 The dream.
36 The interpretation.
46 Daniel's advancement.
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Daniel 2:40  (King James Version)
And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: forasmuch as iron breaketh in pieces and subdueth all things: and as iron that breaketh all these, shall it break in pieces and bruise.

the fourth
The Roman empire, which comprised nearly the whole world.
33 ; 7:19-26 8:24 9:26 11:36-45 John 11:48

7:7 Jeremiah 15:12 ; Amos 1:3