Daniel 8:10

“And it waxed 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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it waxed great euen to the hoste of heauen, and it cast downe some of the hoste, and of the starres to the ground, and stamped vpon them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It grew up to the host of heaven and caused some of the host and some of the stars to fall to the earth, and it trampled them down.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven; and some of the host and of the stars it cast down to the ground, and trampled upon them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And it became great, even as high as the army of heaven, pulling down some of the army, even of the stars, to the earth and crushing them under its feet.
- Basic English Bible

And it became great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down [some] of the host and of the stars to the ground, and trampled upon them.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

It grew great, even to the army of the sky; and some of the army and of the stars it cast down to the ground, and trampled on them.
- World English Bible

yea, it exerteth unto the host of the heavens, and causeth to fall to the earth of the host, and of the stars, and trampleth them down.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven; and some of the host and of the stars it cast down to the ground, and trampled upon them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 8:10


8:10 The host of heaven - The church of God militant, who worship the God of heaven, who are citizens of heaven, whose names are written in heaven; and among these the priests, and champions, who were as stars shining above the rest; these he profaned and slew cruelly.


Discussion for Daniel 8

  • Marcelo
    About the chapter 8:8 when the fourth great kingdom which was Persian empire was knocked by Alexander the Great, "the goat waxed very great" means the fifth kingdom so he Alex was strong, but when its great horn was broken he fell, for this reason there came four notable ones, that represented the sixth great kingdom Roman empire with its four tetrarchs tetra means four - arch head leaders . About the verse 9, "Out of them came a little horn", means out of the Romans the seventh empire which has a extreme prosperity in all the directions of the Earth. In the book of revelation we can find the end of the the seventh empire through the great tribulations, even the eighth Empire that probably will be finishing the last millennium, which could be the seventh millennium since the creation of man.
  • J Sanders for verse 24
    Much of the world will think he is doing good , but in reality he is killing innocent people. " He will kill wonderfully ". Agree with bob k above.
  • Aaron
    I agree with most of Bob K's intreprtation of Daniel chapter 8. The one thing in my opinion I differ from Bob is I don't believe the first beast is coming from the Holy Roman Empire. He's coming out of the pit of hell resurrected by Satan. Remember the people wonder at the beast because he was wounded and came back to life? My opinion the anti-christ is Nimrod. Right out of the pit of hell restored head back on!
  • Today we are right in the midst of it. This is happening in God 's Temple. This whole vision is about God 's Church right now-The Last End. Daniel is trying to get to see the king of warfare going on behind the scenes.
  • This man will destroy many people by preaching peace-or love, love-but he practices the opposite. His is a policy of craft, or deceit, as it reads in the Revised standard version.
  • this verse refers to a Satan inspired-man leading the great false church to r. ally a united Europe, In type, this verse applies to that Hitler-type leader. He will be a leader of the Holy Roman Empire

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