I will cut down the strength of the wicked, but the strength of the righteous will be lifted up. To the Director: With stringed instruments. A psalm of Asaph. A song.
The shattered horn and the four that took its place are four kingdoms that will come from his nation, but they will not have his strength.
The strength of Moab is cut off, and his arm is broken," declares the LORD.
Then the goat grew extremely great, but when it was strong, its great horn was shattered. In its place, four distinctive horns grew out in all directions."
I saw it approach the ram, overflowing with fury at him, and run into him with the full force of its strength. The goat shattered the ram's two horns, and the ram could not oppose it. So the goat threw him to the ground and trampled him. No one could rescue the ram from its control.
"because on that day I will lay out the charges against Israel. I will also bring judgment upon the altars of Bethel; the horns of the altar will be cut off and will fall to the ground.
"While I was thinking about the horns look another horn, this time a little one, grew up among them. Three of the first horns were yanked up by their roots right in front of it. Look! It had eyes like those of a human being and a mouth that boasted with audacious claims."