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18 And he will turn his face to the coastlands, and he will capture many, but[a] a commander will end his insults to him so that instead his insults will turn back upon him.[b] 19 And he will turn back his face toward[c] the strongholds of his land, but he will stumble and he will fall and will not be found.

20 “Then in his place will arise one sending an official throughout the glory[d] of his kingdom, and in a few days[e] he will be broken, but not in anger and not in battle.

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  1. Daniel 11:18 Hebrew “and”
  2. Daniel 11:18 Literally “so that not his insults he will return against him”
  3. Daniel 11:19 Hebrew “to”
  4. Daniel 11:20 Or “splendor”
  5. Daniel 11:20 Literally “in some days”

18 Then he will turn his attention to the coastlands(A) and will take many of them, but a commander will put an end to his insolence and will turn his insolence back on him.(B) 19 After this, he will turn back toward the fortresses of his own country but will stumble and fall,(C) to be seen no more.(D)

20 “His successor will send out a tax collector to maintain the royal splendor.(E) In a few years, however, he will be destroyed, yet not in anger or in battle.

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