1 on whom I rely to give me support and to reinforce me.
Dan 5:31 Dan 9:1 Acts 14:22 Dan 10:18
2 And now I shall tell you the truth about these things. 'Three more kings are going to rise in Persia; a fourth will come and be richer than all the others, and when, thanks to his wealth, he has grown powerful, he will make war on all the kingdoms of Greece.
Dan 8:26 Ezra 4:5-6 Amos 3:7 Dan 7:5 Dan 8:4 Dan 10:1 Dan 10:20-21
3 A mighty king will rise and govern a vast empire and do whatever he pleases.
Dan 8:21 Dan 11:16 Dan 11:36 Dan 5:19 Dan 7:6 Dan 4:35 Dan 8:4-14
4 But once he has come to power, his empire will be broken up and parcelled out to the four winds of heaven, though not to his descendants: it will not be ruled as he ruled it, for his sovereignty will be uprooted and will pass to others than his own descendants.
Dan 8:8 Dan 8:22 Jer 12:17 Dan 7:2 Dan 7:8 Jer 12:15 Jer 18:7
5 'The king of the south will grow powerful, but one of his princes will grow more powerful still, with an empire greater than his own.
Dan 11:11 Dan 11:14 Dan 11:25 Dan 11:3-4 Dan 11:8-9 Dan 11:40
6 Some years later, these will conclude a treaty and, to ratify the agreement, the daughter of the king of the south will go to the king of the north. Her arm will not, however, retain its strength, nor his posterity endure: she will be handed over, she, her escorts and her child, and he who has had authority over her. In due time
Dan 11:13 Dan 11:7 Dan 11:15 Dan 11:40 Ezek 30:21 Ezek 38:8-9 Job 38:15
7 a sprig from her roots will rise in his place, will march on the defences, force the stronghold of the king of the north, and succeed in overcoming them.
Dan 11:19-20 Dan 11:38-39 Ezek 17:18 Isa 9:14 Isa 11:1 Jer 12:2 Job 14:7
8 He will even carry off all their gods, their statues, their precious gold and silver vessels as booty to Egypt. For some years he will leave the king of the north in peace,
Isa 37:19 Isa 46:1-2 Jer 43:12-13 Dan 1:2-3 Dan 10:3 Deut 12:3 Exod 12:12
9 but the latter will invade the kingdom of the king of the south, then retire to his own country.
10 His sons will next be on the march, mustering a host of powerful forces; and he will advance, deploy, break through and march on the southern stronghold once again.
Dan 9:26 Dan 11:7 Jer 46:7-8 Jer 51:42 Dan 11:22 Dan 11:26 Dan 11:39-40
11 The king of the south will fly into a rage and set out to give battle to the king of the north, who will have an immense army on his side, but this army will be defeated by him.
Dan 8:7 Dan 11:5 1Kgs 20:13 1Kgs 20:28 Dan 2:38 Dan 11:9-10 Dan 11:44
12 The army will be annihilated; he will be triumphant; he will overthrow tens of thousands; yet he will have no enduring strength.
1Pet 5:5 1Tim 3:6 2Chr 25:19 2Chr 26:16 2Chr 32:25 2Kgs 14:10 Acts 12:22-23
13 The king of the north will come back, having recruited an even larger army than before, and finally, after some years, he will advance a second time with a great army and plentiful supplies.
Dan 4:16 Dan 12:7 Dan 11:6-7
14 At that time, many will take up arms against the king of the south, and the more violent of your own people will rebel in the hope of realising the vision; but they will fail.
Acts 4:25-28 Rev 17:17
15 The king of the north will then come and throw up siege-works to capture a strongly fortified city. The forces of the south will not stand their ground; the pick of the people will not be strong enough to resist.
Ezek 4:2 Ezek 17:17 Jer 6:6 Dan 8:7 Dan 11:6 Jer 5:10 Jer 33:4
16 The invader will do as he pleases, no one will be able to resist him: he will take his stand in the Land of Splendour, destruction in his hands.
Dan 8:9 Dan 11:3 Dan 11:36 Dan 11:41 Dan 8:4 Dan 8:7 Dan 11:45
17 He will set about conquering his entire kingdom, but will then make a treaty with him and, to overthrow the kingdom, give him a woman's hand; but this will not last or be to his advantage.
2Kgs 12:17 Ezek 4:3 Ezek 4:7 2Chr 20:3 Dan 9:26 Dan 11:19 Ezek 17:17
18 He will next turn to the coasts and islands and conquer many of them, but a magistrate will put a stop to his outrages in such a way that he will be unable to repay outrage for outrage.
Hos 12:14 Jer 2:10 Jer 31:10 Zeph 2:11 Ezek 27:6 Gen 10:4-5 Isa 66:19
19 'He will then turn on the strongholds of his own country, but will stumble, fall, and never be seen again.
Ezek 26:21 Ps 37:36 Jer 46:6 Job 20:8 Ps 27:2
20 In his place there will rise a man who will send an extortioner to despoil the royal splendour; in a few days he will be shattered, though neither publicly nor in battle.
Isa 60:17 2Kgs 23:35 Dan 11:7 Dan 11:21 Deut 15:2-3 Prov 30:33
21 'In his place will rise a wretch: royal honours will not be given to him, but rather he will insinuate himself into them at his pleasure and will gain possession of the kingdom by intrigue.
Dan 8:25 Dan 11:34 1Sam 3:13 2Sam 15:2-6 Dan 7:8 Dan 8:9 Dan 8:23
22 Armies will be utterly routed and crushed by him, the Prince of the covenant too.
Dan 8:10-11 Dan 9:26 Dan 11:10 Dan 8:25 Amos 8:8 Amos 9:5 Isa 8:7-8
23 Through his alliances he will act treacherously and, despite the smallness of his following, grow ever stronger.
Dan 8:25 2Cor 11:3 2Thess 2:9 Ezek 17:13-19 Gen 34:13 Ps 52:2 Rom 1:29
24 At his pleasure, he will invade rich provinces, acting as his fathers or his fathers' fathers never acted, distributing among them plunder, spoil and wealth, plotting his stratagems against the fortresses -- for a time.
Dan 7:25 Ezek 38:10 Judg 9:4 Matt 9:4 Neh 9:25 Prov 17:8 Prov 19:6
25 'He will summon up his might and courage against the king of the south with a great army. The king of the south will march to war with a huge and powerful army but will not succeed, since he will be outwitted by trickery.
Dan 11:2 Dan 11:10 Prov 15:18 Prov 28:25
26 Those who shared his food will ruin him; his army will be swept away, many will fall in the slaughter.
Dan 11:10 2Kgs 8:14 2Kgs 10:6-9 2Sam 4:2-12 Dan 11:22 Dan 11:40 John 13:18
27 'The two kings, seated at one table, hearts bent on evil, will tell their lies; but they will not have their way, for the appointed time is still to come.
Dan 11:35 Hab 2:3 Ps 12:2 Ps 64:6 Dan 8:19 Dan 11:40 Jer 9:3-5
28 Then the wretch will return greatly enriched to his own country, his heart set against the holy covenant; he will take action and then return to his own country.
Acts 3:25 Dan 8:24 Dan 11:22 Dan 11:30-32
29 In due time, he will make his way southwards again, but this time the outcome will not be as before.
Acts 17:26 Dan 8:19 Dan 10:1 Dan 11:23 Dan 11:25 Gal 4:2 Isa 14:31
30 The ships of the Kittim will oppose him, and he will be worsted. He will retire and take furious action against the holy covenant and, as before, will favour those who forsake that holy covenant.
Gen 10:4 Num 24:24 Dan 11:28 Isa 23:1 Isa 23:12 Jer 2:10 1Chr 1:7
31 'Forces of his will come and profane the Citadel-Sanctuary; they will abolish the perpetual sacrifice and install the appalling abomination there.
Dan 12:11 Dan 9:27 Matt 24:15 Mark 13:14 Dan 8:11-13 Acts 13:40-41 Dan 8:24
32 Those who break the covenant he will seduce by his blandishments, but the people who know their God will stand firm and take action.
John 17:3 Mic 5:7-9 Zech 9:13-16 Zech 10:12 1Chr 28:9 2Tim 2:1-3 Ps 9:10
33 Those of the people who are wise leaders will instruct many; for some days, however, they will stumble from sword and flame, captivity and pillage.
John 16:2 Mal 2:7 Matt 24:9 Dan 12:10 Heb 11:34 1Cor 4:9 2Tim 1:12
34 And thus stumbling, little help will they receive, though many will be scheming in their support.
Matt 7:15 Rom 16:18 1John 4:1 Acts 20:29-30 1John 2:18-19 1John 4:5 1Tim 4:1-2
35 Of the wise leaders some will stumble, and so a number of them will be purged, purified and made clean -- until the time of the End, for the appointed time is still to come.
Zech 13:9 Mal 3:2-4 1Pet 1:6-7 Rev 2:10 Prov 17:3 Dan 11:40 Dan 12:10-11
36 'The king will do as he pleases, growing more and more arrogant, considering himself greater than all the gods; he will utter incredible blasphemies against the God of gods, and he will thrive until the wrath reaches bursting point; for what has been decreed will certainly be fulfilled.
2Thess 2:4 Deut 10:17 Isa 14:13 Dan 2:47 Dan 11:16 Isa 10:25 Ps 136:2
37 Heedless of his fathers' gods, heedless of the god whom women love, heedless of any god whatever, he will consider himself greatest of all.
1Tim 4:3 2Thess 2:4 Deut 5:21 Deut 21:11 Ezek 24:16 Gen 3:5 Gen 3:16
38 Instead of them, he will honour the god of fortresses, will honour a god unknown to his ancestors with gold and silver, precious stones and valuable presents.
1Tim 4:1 Isa 44:9 Rev 13:12-17 Rev 17:1-5 Rev 18:12
39 He will use the people of an alien god to defend the fortresses; he will confer great honours on those whom he acknowledges, by giving them wide authority and by parcelling the country out for rent.
40 'When the time comes for the End, the king of the south will try conclusions with him; but the king of the north will come storming down on him with chariots, cavalry, and a large fleet. He will invade countries, overrun them and drive on.
Dan 11:10 Dan 11:35 Isa 5:28 Dan 12:4 Ezek 38:4 Isa 21:1 Jer 4:13
41 He will invade the Land of Splendour, and many will fall; but Edom, Moab, and what remains of the sons of Ammon will escape him.
Jer 48:47 Jer 49:6 Dan 8:9 Dan 11:16 Dan 11:45 Ezek 38:8-13 Isa 11:13-15
42 'He will reach out to attack countries: Egypt will not escape him.
Ezek 29:14 Rev 11:8 Zech 10:10-11 Zech 14:17
43 The gold and silver treasures and all the valuables of Egypt will lie in his power. Libyans and Cushites will be at his feet:
2Chr 12:3 Nah 3:9 Exod 11:8 Ezek 30:4-5 Jer 46:9-10 Judg 4:10 Ezek 38:5
44 but reports coming from the East and the north will worry him, and in great fury he will set out to bring ruin and complete destruction to many.
Dan 11:11 Dan 11:30 Ezek 38:9-12 Rev 16:12 Rev 17:13 Rev 19:19-21
45 He will pitch the tents of his royal headquarters between the sea and the mountains of the Holy Splendour. Yet he will come to his end -- there will be no help for him.'
2Thess 2:4 2Thess 2:8 Dan 2:35 Dan 7:26 Dan 8:25 Dan 11:16 Dan 11:41