Daniel 8

8:1 In the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar a vision
 appeared to me, [even to] me, Daniel, after that which appeared
 to me at the first.
8:2 And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that
 I [was] at Shushan [in] the palace, which [is] in the province
 of Elam; and I saw in a vision, and I was by the river Ulai.
8:3 Then I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and behold, there stood
 before the river a ram which had [two] horns: and the [two]
 horns [were] high; but one [was] higher than the other, and the
 higher came up last.
8:4 I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and
 southward; so that no beasts might stand before him, neither
 [was there any] that could deliver out of his hand; but he did
 according to his will, and became great.
8:5 And as I was considering, behold, a he-goat came from the
 west on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the
 ground: and the goat [had] a notable horn between his eyes.
8:6 And he came to the ram that had [two] horns, which I had
 seen standing before the river, and ran to him in the fury of
 his power.
8:7 And I saw him come close to the ram, and he was moved with
 anger against him, and smote the ram, and broke his two horns:
 and there was no power in the ram to stand before him, but he
 cast him down to the ground, and stamped upon him: and there
 was none that could deliver the ram out of his hand.
8:8 Therefore the he-goat became very great: and when he was
 strong, the great horn was broken; and in its stead came up
 four notable ones towards the four winds of heaven.
8:9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which
 became exceeding great, towards the south, and towards the
 east, and towards the pleasant [land].
8:10 And it grew great, [even] to the host of heaven; and it
 cast down [some] of the host and of the stars to the ground,
 and stamped upon them.
8:11 Yes, 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.
8:12 And a host was given [him] against the daily [sacrifice] by
 reason of transgression, and it cast down the truth to the
 ground; and it practiced, and prospered.
8:13 Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said to
 that certain [saint] who spoke, How long [shall be] the vision
 [concerning] the daily [sacrifice], and the transgression of
 desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be
 trodden under foot?
8:14 And he said to me, Until two thousand and three hundred
 days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.
8:15 And it came to pass, when I, [even] I Daniel, had seen the
 vision, and sought for the meaning, then behold, there stood
 before me as the appearance of a man.
8:16 And I heard a man's voice between [the banks of] Ulai,
 which called, and said, Gabriel, make this [man] to understand
 the vision.
8:17 So he came near where I stood: and when he came, I was
 afraid, and fell upon my face: but he said to me, Understand, O
 son of man: for at the time of the end [shall be] the vision.
8:18 Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep on my
 face towards the ground: but he touched me, and set me upright.
8:19 And he said, Behold, I will make thee know what shall be in
 the last end of the indignation: for at the time appointed the
 end [shall be].
8:20 The ram which thou sawest having [two] horns [are] the
 kings of Media and Persia.
8:21 And the rough goat [is] the king of Grecia: and the great
 horn that [is] between his eyes [is] the first king.
8:22 Now that being broken, whereas four stood up in its place,
 four kingdoms shall stand up out of the nation, but not in his
8:23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the
 transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce
 countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.
8:24 And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power:
 and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and
 practice, and shall destroy the mighty and the holy people.
8:25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper
 in his hand; and he shall magnify [himself] in his heart, and
 by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the
 Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.
8:26 And the vision of the evening and the morning which was
 told [is] true: wherefore shut thou up the vision; for it
 [shall be] for many days.
8:27 And I Daniel fainted, and was sick [certain] days;
 afterward I rose, and did the king's business; and I was
 astonished at the vision, but none understood [it].

If while reading you see a word or phrase that you want to find somewhere else in the Bible, you can search from here.

Choose another chapter to read from this book of the Bible
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Go to new chapters to read from
Old Testament Books | New Testament Books | The Psalms

Look at other items of interest in our "home on the web".
We are in the process of designing and building the rest of our 'home'.
The Master's Tech Home Entrance
The Master's Tech Home Architectural Layout | The Master's Tech Site Index

The Kitchen:     Cooking Articles | Cooking & Recipe Newsgroups | Recipes for Everyone
The Library:     The Bible | American Sign Language Dictionary | Typeface Previews
The Sewing Room:     Crafts Projects | Sewing Articles | Sewing Projects
Links:     The Master's Tech Links | Other People's Links | Our Visitors' homepages

Search our 'home' | Search the Internet!
Sponsorship Opportunities
Another creation of The Master's Tech.     Privacy Policy