Daniel 8:9

“And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the pleasant land.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And out of one of them came forth a litle horne, which waxed exceeding great, toward the South, and toward the East, and toward the pleasant land.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Out of one of them came forth a rather small horn which grew exceedingly great toward the south, toward the east, and toward the Beautiful {Land.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the glorious `land'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And out of one of them came another horn, a little one, which became very great, stretching to the south and to the east and to the beautiful land.
- Basic English Bible

And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which became exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the beauty [of the earth].
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

Out of one of them came forth a little horn, which grew exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the glorious [land].
- World English Bible

And from the one of them come forth hath a little horn, and it exerteth itself greatly toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the beauteous [land];
- Youngs Literal Bible

And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the beauteous land.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 8:9


8:9 A little horn - This little horn was Antiochus Epiphanes. The south - Egypt where he besieged and took many places. The east - In Syria, Babylon, Armenia. The pleasant land - Judea, so called because of the temple and people of God in it, and the fruitfulness of it.


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