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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 Small Horn in Daniel 8?

2/10

Out of one of them came forth a rather small horn which grew exceedingly great toward the south, toward the east, and toward the Beautiful Land. It grew up to the host of heaven and caused some of the host and some of the stars to fall to the earth, and it trampled them down. It even magnified itself to be equal with the Commander of the host; and it removed the regular sacrifice from Him, and the place of His sanctuary was thrown down. And on account of transgression the host will be given over to the horn along with the regular sacrifice; and it will fling truth to the ground and perform its will and prosper. (Daniel 8:9-12)

This “small horn” extended from one of the four “horns” that were split out of the original Greek Empire (Dan. 8:5-8)...

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