one? "Now that being broken, whereas four stood up for it, four kingdoms shall stand up out of the nation, but not in his power." Verse 22.
What is the meaning of the "little horn" in verse 9? "In the latter time of their [successors of Alexander] kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up." Verse 23.
What was this little horn to do to God's sanctuary? "Yea, he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and by him the daily sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down." Daniel 8:11.
What was finally to happen to this persecuting power? "The judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end." Daniel 7:26.
At what time, according to this important prophecy, was the sanctuary to be cleansed? "He said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed." Daniel 8:14.
How did this view of desolation and persecution by the little horn power affect the prophet? "I Daniel fainted, and was sick certain days; afterward I rose up, and did the king's business." Daniel 8:27.
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