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but, in the aftertime of their kingdom, when transgressions, have filled up their measure, - there will stand up a king of mighty presence, and skilful in dissimulation;
I was considering the horns, when lo! another horn, a little one, came up among them, and, three of the former horns, were uprooted from before it, - and lo! eyes, like the eyes of a man, in this horn, and, a mouth, speaking great things.
Then will rise up in his stead, one despised, and they will not lay upon him the dignity of the kingdom, - but he will come in unexpectedly, and strengthen the kingdom by flatteries;
So shall he that cometh against him do according to his own pleasure, and, none, shall stand before him, - therefore will he take his stand in the beautiful land, and it will languish and be exhausted in his hand.
And he made his people exceeding fruitful, - And caused them to become stronger than their adversaries.
Though, I myself, had said, - How can I put thee among the sons, And give thee a land to be coveted, An inheritance of beauty, of the hosts of nations? Yet I said, My father, shalt thou call me, And away from me, shalt thou not turn.
In that day, lifted I up my hand to them, to bring them forth out of the land of Egypt, - into a land that I had looked out for them flowing with milk and honey, The beauty, it was of all lands,
But I whirled them over all the nations whom they had not known, and, the land, was made desolate after them, that none passed through and returned, - Yea they made of a delightful land - a desolation.