[b-hebrew] Daniel 8:9
rosewalk at concentric.net
Wed Oct 18 16:56:30 EDT 2006
Rosangela Lira wrote;
Is the most probable translation in Daniel 8:9 "from one of the
winds" or "from one of the horns"?
"And from one of them (one of the horns) emerged a small horn, which
grew exceedingly southward and eastward and toward the coveted land"
Stone commentary: Most commentators interpret this vision as an
allusion to the persecution of King Antiochus, whose Seleucid Kingdom
emerged from one of Alexander's four successors. He advanced to the
south and invaded Egypt and conquered the Lanbd of Israel, where he
was eventually defeated by the Macabees. Others relate the vision to
Rome, Titus and Vespasian.
And from one of them and from one of these kingdoms.
emerged a horn The kingdom of Titus emerged from it.
small A small and despised kingdom, as he calls it above one small
horn, and that is in the manner of (Obad. 1:2): " you are very
and it became very great Heb. ??????????? ?????.
to the south That is Egypt, which is to the south of the land of Israel.
and to the coveted land Heb. ??????? The land of Israel, called ?????
???????, the coveted land [or the land of beauty] after the manner of
(Jer. 3:19): "an inheritance of the beauty of hosts of nations.
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