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Daniel 11 - AMP

2 And now I will show you the truth. Behold, there shall arise three more kings in Persia, and a fourth shall be far richer than they all. And when he has become strong through his riches he shall stir up and stake all against the realm of Greece. 3 Then a There are many good reasons for identifying this mighty king as Alexander the Great, as well as identifying the other characters according to their relationship to the events of those times. ``But the mere similarity which exists between certain things predicted here and what actually occurred in the times of the Ptolemies of Egypt is not sufficient to limit the fulfillment of the prophecy to those times--certainly was characteristic of Alexander, but there is nothing in the context which makes it necessary to limit the passage to him. Some autocrat may arise `in the latter days' to whom it will apply with greater force than it did to Alexander." (Charles Ellicott, A Bible Commentary).mighty king shall arise who shall rule with great dominion and do according to his will. 4 And as soon as he has fully arisen, his kingdom shall be broken and divided toward the four winds of the heavens, but not to his posterity, nor according to the dominion which he ruled, for his kingdom shall be torn out and uprooted and go to others to the exclusion of these. 5 Then the king of the South (Egypt) shall be strong, but one of his princes shall be stronger than he is and have dominion; his dominion shall be a great dominion. 6 At the end of some years they shall make an alliance; the daughter of the king of the South shall come to the king of the North to make agreement; but she shall not retain the power of her might, neither shall he and his might endure. She shall be handed over with her attendants, her child, and him who strengthened her in those times. 7 But out of a branch of the roots as hers shall one stand up in his place or office, who shall come against the army and shall enter into the fortress of the king of the North and shall deal against them and shall prevail. 8 And also he shall carry off to Egypt their gods with their molten images and with their precious vessels of silver and of gold, and he shall refrain for some years from the king of the North. 9 And he shall come into the kingdom of the king of the South but shall return to his own land. 10 But his sons shall be stirred up and shall prepare for war and shall assemble a multitude of great forces, which shall come on and overflow and pass through and again shall make war even to the fortress . 11 And the king of the South (Egypt) shall be moved with anger and shall come forth and fight with the king of the North (Syria); and he shall set forth a great multitude, but the multitude shall be given into his hand. 12 When the multitude is taken and carried away, the heart and mind shall be exalted, and he shall cast down tens of thousands, but he shall not prevail. 13 For the king of the North shall raise a multitude greater than before, and after some years shall certainly return, coming with a great army and much substance and equipment. 14 In those times many shall rise up against the king of the South (Egypt); also the men of violence among your own people shall lift themselves up in order to fulfill the visions , but they shall fail and fall. 15 Then the king of the North shall come and cast up siege works and take a well-fortified city, and the forces of the South shall not stand, or even his chosen troops, for there shall be no strength to stand . 16 But he who comes against him shall do according to his own will, and none shall stand before him; he shall stand in the glorious land , and in his hand shall be destruction and all the land shall be in his power. 17 He shall set his face to come with the strength of his whole kingdom, and with him upright conditions and terms of peace, and he shall perform them . He shall give him daughter to corrupt and destroy it and the kingdom, but it shall not succeed or be to his advantage. 18 After this he shall turn his attention to the islands and coastlands and shall take over many of them. But a prince or commander shall teach him to put an end to the insults offered by him; in fact he shall turn his insolence and reproaches back upon him. 19 Then he shall turn his face back toward the fortresses of his own land , but he shall stumble and fall and not be found. 20 Then shall The reference here is undoubtedly to Seleucus Philopator , the eldest son of Antiochus the Great and his immediate successor (Albert Barnes, Notes on the Old Testament).stand up in his place or office one who shall send an exactor of tribute to pass through the glory of the kingdom, but within a few days he shall be destroyed, neither in anger nor in battle. 21 And in his place or office shall arise a This contemptible conqueror is generally identified as Antiochus Epiphanes, the younger son of Antiochus the Great, king of Syria, and is a type of the final antichrist referred to in Dan. 11:36; II Thess. 2:3-12; I John 4:3; II John 7; and Rev. 13:5-8. ``He stirred up the Jews by robbing the temple and setting up a statue of Jupiter in the Holy of Holies. He also pulled down the walls of Jerusalem, commanded the sacrifice of swine, forbade circumcision, and destroyed all the sacred books that could be found" (John D. Davis, A Dictionary of the Bible).contemptuous and contemptible person, to whom royal majesty and honor of the kingdom have not been given. But he shall come in without warning in time of security and shall obtain the kingdom by flatteries, intrigues, and cunning hypocritical conduct. 22 Before him the overwhelming forces of invading armies shall be broken and utterly swept away; yes, and a prince of the covenant also . 23 And from the time that an alliance is made with him he shall work deceitfully, and he shall come up unexpectedly and shall become strong with a small people. 24 Without warning and stealthily he shall come into the most productive places of a province or among the richest men of a province , and he shall do that which his fathers have not done nor his fathers' fathers; he shall distribute among them plunder, spoil, and goods. He shall devise plans against strongholds--but only for a time . 25 And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the South with a great army; and the king of the South shall wage war with an exceedingly great and mighty army, but he shall not stand, for schemes shall be devised against . 26 Yes, those who eat of his rich and dainty food shall break and destroy him, and his army shall drift or turn away to flee, and many shall fall down slain. 27 And as for both of these kings, their hearts and minds shall be set on doing mischief; they shall speak lies over the same table, but it will not succeed, for the end is yet to be at the time appointed. 28 Then shall return into his land with much booty; and his heart and purpose shall be set against holy covenant , and he shall accomplish and return to his own land . 29 At the time appointed he shall return and come into the South, but it shall not be successful as were the former invasions . 30 For the ships of Kittim shall come against him; therefore he shall be grieved and discouraged and turn back and carry out his rage and indignation against the holy covenant and God's people, and he shall do his own pleasure; he shall even turn back and make common cause with those who abandon the holy covenant . 31 And armed forces of his shall appear and they shall pollute the sanctuary, the stronghold, and shall take away the continual ; and they shall set up the abomination that astonishes and makes desolate . 32 And such as violate the covenant he shall pervert and seduce with flatteries, but the people who know their God shall prove themselves strong and shall stand firm and do exploits . 33 And they who are wise and understanding among the people shall instruct many and make them understand, though some shall fall by the sword and flame, by captivity and plunder, for many days. 34 Now when they fall, they shall receive a little help. Many shall join themselves to them with flatteries and hypocrisies. 35 And some of those who are wise, prudent, and understanding shall be weakened and fall, to refine, to purify, and to make those among white, even to the time of the end, because it is yet for the time appointed. 36 And the The antichrist is in view from this point in the prophecy to the end of the chapter. The details listed here do not fit what is known of Antiochus Epiphanes. See II Thess. 2:4; Rev. 13:5-8.king shall do according to his will; he shall exalt himself and magnify himself above every god and shall speak astonishing things against the God of gods and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished, for that which is determined shall be done. 37 He shall not regard the gods of his fathers or Him women desire or any other god, for he shall magnify himself above all. 38 But in their place he shall honor the god of fortresses; a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honor with gold and silver, with precious stones, and with pleasant and expensive things. 39 And he shall deal with the strongest fortresses by the help of a foreign god. Those who acknowledge him he shall magnify with glory and honor, and he shall cause them to rule over many and shall divide the land for a price. 40 And at the time of the end the king of the South shall push at and attack him, and the king of the North shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots and horsemen and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries and shall overflow and pass through. 41 He shall enter into the Glorious Land and many shall be overthrown, but these shall be delivered out of his hand: Edom, Moab, and the main of the people of Ammon. 42 He shall stretch out his hand also against the countries, but the land of Egypt shall not be among the escaped ones. 43 But he shall have power over the treasures of gold and of silver and over all the precious things of Egypt, and the Libyans and the Ethiopians shall accompany him . 44 But rumors from the east and from the north shall alarm and hasten him. And he shall go forth with great fury to destroy and utterly to sweep away many. 45 And he shall pitch his palatial tents between the seas and the glorious holy Mount ; yet he shall come to his end with none to help him.



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Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney avatar
The People That Do Know Their God
Shared by: Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Aug, 2016
Summary: The church today is filled with people who sing about God and talk about God: But the clarion call of the Spirit today is for those who Know God personally (who are living in his presence and walking in his power).
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Daniel 11:30-32
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 6,367
John Gaston avatar
EMPOWERED TO DO EXPLOITS
Shared by: John Gaston on Jul, 2016
Summary: God expects His people to do exploits. The catch is that we can only do exploits when we're firmly grafted into Jesus Christ. We must get to "know" God if we would do His works.
Scripture: Daniel 11:32
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 956
Bob Faulkner avatar
The Kingdom really is coming
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Oct, 2015
Summary: About prophecy gaps, kingdom now, the seven churches of Revelation, and more. A series of sermonettes about the end of all things.
Billy  Ricks avatar
Choose the end is near
Shared by: Billy Ricks on Aug, 2015
Summary: God has his hand firmly on history. Prophecy calls us to choose what we trust in. Do we trust the God of money, such as retirement, investment. Do we trust the God of comfort etc. We are called by the still small voice of God to trust and obey Him.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Daniel 11:2-45
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 816
Mark Mitchell avatar
“Let’s Take a Stand”
Shared by: Mark Mitchell on Jul, 2015
Summary: We need to be ready to have great energy for God, Serve God in mighty ways and pay the price for doing so.
Scripture: Daniel 11:32
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,138
Bob Faulkner avatar
The Last Message of Daniel, 5: Antiochus the Great and Epiphanes
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Jun, 2015
Summary: Slowly the prophecy narrows to a family, then a man, the most important man of evil in the Old Testament days.
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The Last Message of Daniel: 6, Looking Like the Antichrist
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Jun, 2015
Summary: Antiochus Epihpanes looks like a man who fits the prototype of the endtime man of sin. These are facts that came to pass already in the days between Greece and Rome. But much of his action looks modern too.
Bob Faulkner avatar
The Last Message of Daniel. From Maccabean persecution to the end of time.
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Jun, 2015
Summary: Here is where the mystery is described but not explained. One moment we are decades before Christ's first coming, the next, we are at the second coming. Dig deep. Find the truth of this passage!
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The Last Message of Daniel, 4. The Syrian Wars Begin
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Jun, 2015
Summary: Here we enter into some little-known but well-documented history, given in advance by Daniel the Prophet of God. In between the classic days of Greece and the Roman Empire, between the end of Malachi and the beginning of Matthew, lies a great pearl...
Bob Faulkner avatar
The Last Message of Daniel, 3. Persia, Alexander, and the Successors
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Jun, 2015
Summary: Here begins the predictions of the man of God via the Spirit of God, every one of which has, or will, come to pass. The Persian and Greek Empires are here seen, along with that which flowed from Greece's demise, which the Holy Spirit wants us to see!
Kayode Omotoso avatar
THE FUTURE OF THE NIGERIAN CHURCH
Shared by: Kayode Omotoso on Jan, 2015
Summary: In the warm up to the presidential election to be held on February 14, 2015 in Nigeria, I wish to call the attention of the Nigerian Church to some scriptural points on what really can be the undoing of a church.
Scripture: Daniel 11:32
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 296
C. Philip Green avatar
The Time of the End
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Nov, 2013
Summary: How do you prepare for the trouble ahead? Don’t be surprised by the trouble. Instead, be wise and shine like stars in the darkness. Then be wise and see that the time of trouble is restricted, refining, and refreshing.
Series: Daniel
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
Historical Events foretold by Daniel
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Nov, 2013
Summary: For Daniel it was prophecy; but for us it is history.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Daniel 11:1-45
Views: 917
C. Philip Green avatar
Facing Your Fears
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Nov, 2013
Summary: Face your fears with faith. Trust God who knows the future, because He controls the future to refine and purify His own.
Series: Daniel
Bruce Goettsche avatar
Let's Get Specific
Shared by: Bruce Goettsche on Oct, 2012
Summary: A sermon looking at the prophecies of Daniel 11 for the non-technical crowd.
Series: Daniel
Scripture: Daniel 11:1-12:3
Views: 867
Thomas Swope avatar
Mr. Smoothie
Shared by: Thomas Swope on Oct, 2012
Summary: A study of the book of Daniel chapter 11 verses 20 through 45
Series: Daniel
Scripture: Daniel 11:20-45
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 705
Thomas Swope avatar
Back To The Future
Shared by: Thomas Swope on Sep, 2012
Summary: A study of the book of Daniel chapter 11 verses 1 through 19
Series: Daniel
Scripture: Daniel 11:1-19
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 503
Scott Kircher avatar
The Power of Prayer
Shared by: Scott Kircher on Aug, 2012
Summary: Daniel was a man of prayer and thought prayer to be vitally important. We see that through his willingness to pray even though it meant being thrown to the Lions! Let’s learn about Daniel’s prayer life and see how we might grow in our prayer life to be
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Daniel 9:1-11:1
Views: 2,773
Jon MacKinney avatar
The Invisible Spiritual World
Shared by: Jon MacKinney on May, 2012
Summary: We live in a physical world, but there is a spiritual world all around us that we do not see. But here is a fascinating look into that world.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Daniel 10:1-11:1
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,935
Jon MacKinney avatar
God’s Amazing Prophetic Power
Shared by: Jon MacKinney on May, 2012
Summary: There are few passages of Scripture that open the door on God’s incredible prophetic power than Daniel 11. Don’t close your eyes to this amazing passage.
Scripture: Daniel 11:2-35
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,766
Jon MacKinney avatar
the Antichrist Revealed
Shared by: Jon MacKinney on May, 2012
Summary: Here is a great picture of what the Antichrist will be like. Antiochus Epiphanes came first and gave us a look, but now here is this guy himself, clearly revealed to us by our gracious God.
Scripture: Daniel 11:36-45
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,526
Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka avatar
STRENNGHT FOR EXPLOITS
Shared by: Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Jan, 2012
Summary: When we draw clser to God, He will renew our Strenghts and we will be able to do unusual exploits for His kingdom.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Daniel 11:30-35
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 13,984
Paul Clemente avatar
God Sees Everything
Shared by: Paul Clemente on May, 2011
Summary: God sees every detail of what goes on including all our troubles; who else can we go to?
Scripture: Daniel 11:1-45
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,276
Jason Jones avatar
Double Vision
Shared by: Jason Jones on Jun, 2010
Summary: Exposition/conclusions from Daniel 11 about the truths that we can draw from God's oversight and prophecy of coming kingdoms
Series: Daniel
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Daniel 11:2-12:4
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 807
Howard Strickland avatar
Living With Christ Ahead
Shared by: Howard Strickland on Apr, 2010
Summary: Believers get into spiritual trouble when they neglect their covenant with Christ. When they just go through life without, one day they wake up empty.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Daniel 11:32
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 1,659
Larry Wolfe avatar
The Martyrs of the End Times
Shared by: Larry Wolfe on Jul, 2009
Summary: A look at the martyrs in the book of Daniel and the Revelation
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Daniel 11:32-35
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 2,122
Larry Wolfe avatar
The Covenants in the Book of Daniel
Shared by: Larry Wolfe on Jul, 2009
Summary: The covenants in Daniel analyzed with emphasis on the holy covenant at the end of the age
Scripture: Daniel 11:28-32
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 1,214
Larry Wolfe avatar
Daniel Describes the Antichrist
Shared by: Larry Wolfe on Jul, 2009
Summary: The Antichrist’s rise, rule and ruin are unfolded in Daniel 7,8,9 and 11
Scripture: Daniel 7:8-11:45
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 641
Larry Wolfe avatar
The Unfolding ot the Time of the End
Shared by: Larry Wolfe on Jun, 2009
Summary: The future history of the Antichrist and his rise, rule and ruin
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Daniel 11:1-45
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 375
Darren Rogers avatar
Daniel Chapter 11c
Shared by: Darren Rogers on Jan, 2009
Summary: What will happen to the Antichrist?
Series: Daniel
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Daniel 11:36-45
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,087