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Little Horn of Daniel 7 vs Small Horn of Daniel 8

2/13

“In the latter period of their rule, when the transgressors have run their course, a king will arise, insolent and skilled in intrigue. His power will be mighty, but not by his own power, and he will destroy to an extraordinary degree and prosper and perform his will; he will destroy mighty men and the holy people. And through his shrewdness he will cause deceit to succeed by his influence; and he will magnify himself in his heart, and he will destroy many while they are at ease. He will even oppose the Prince of princes, but he will be broken without human agency.” (Daniel 8:23-25)

Here the phrase “a king will arise” again refers to Satan, which is the “great red dragon” mentioned in the book of Revelation because the dragon is the arch criminal, stirring up trouble and unrest be...

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What is the Little Horn in Daniel 7?

2/06

“While I was contemplating the horns, behold, another horn, a little one, came up among them, and three of the first horns were pulled out by the roots before it; and behold, this horn possessed eyes like the eyes of a man and a mouth uttering great boasts.” (Daniel 7:8)

The word “little” in “another horn, a little one” occurs only once in the whole Bible – so this is very special.

The standard English concordant word for this word is “bit.” According its usage in English, however, this word “bit” can be used to refer either a tiny amount of something or a large quantity as well, especially when coupled with “digit” in computers. In other words, a digit is indeed small, but it is the “seed of fire” for a complex computer system.

So, do not overlook this “...

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