9 Then the king of the North will invade the realm of the king of the South but will retreat to his own country.

Read Daniel 11:9 Using Other Translations

So the king of the south shall come into his kingdom, and shall return into his own land.
Then the latter shall come into the realm of the king of the south but shall return to his own land.
“Later the king of the north will invade the realm of the king of the south but will soon return to his own land.