Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

In the

Daniel 10:14
Now I have come to help you understand what will happen to your people in the last days, for the vision refers to those days.”
Numbers 24:24
Ships will come from the coast of Kittim;
they will afflict Asshur and Eber,
but they too will come to destruction.
Ezekiel 38:8
After a long time you will be summoned. In the last years you will enter a land that has been restored from war and regathered from many peoples to the mountains of Israel, which had long been a ruin. They were brought out from the peoples, and all of them now live securely.
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and the teachings of demons,

When

Genesis 15:16
In the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure.”
Matthew 23:32
Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers’ sins!
1 Thessalonians 2:16
hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. As a result, they are always completing the number of their sins, and wrath has overtaken them at last.

A king

Daniel 8:9
From one of them a little horn emerged and grew extensively toward the south and the east and toward the beautiful land.
Daniel 7:8
“While I was considering the horns, suddenly another horn, a little one, came up among them, and three of the first horns were uprooted before it. There were eyes in this horn like a man’s, and it had a mouth that spoke arrogantly.
Deuteronomy 28:50
a ruthless nation, showing no respect for the old and not sparing the young.

And understanding

Daniel 8:25
He will cause deceit to prosper
through his cunning and by his influence,
and in his own mind he will make himself great.
He will destroy many in a time of peace;
he will even stand against the Prince of princes.
Yet he will be shattered—not by human hands.
Daniel 11:21
“In his place a despised person will arise; royal honors will not be given to him, but he will come during a time of peace and seize the kingdom by intrigue.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
The coming of the lawless one is based on Satan’s working, with all kinds of false miracles, signs, and wonders,
Revelation 13:11
Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth; he had two horns like a lamb, but he sounded like a dragon.
Revelation 19:20
But the beast was taken prisoner, and along with him the false prophet, who had performed the signs in his presence. He deceived those who accepted the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image with these signs. Both of them were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.