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Daniel 11:39-41 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

39 And he will deal with the fortified strongholds[a] with the help of a foreign god;[b] and he will increase wealth for whoever will acknowledge him, and he will cause them to rule[c] over the many, and he will distribute land for a price.

40 “And at the time of the end the king of the south will attack him, and the king of the north will storm against him with chariots[d] and with horsemen and with many ships, and he will advance against the countries and he will sweep through like a flood.[e] 41 And he will come into the beautiful land[f] and many will fall victim, but these will escape from his power: Edom and Moab and the best part[g] of the Ammonites.[h]


  1. Daniel 11:39 Literally “the fortifications of strongholds”
  2. Daniel 11:39 Literally “the god of a foreign land”
  3. Daniel 11:39 Or “appoint”
  4. Daniel 11:40 Hebrew “chariot”
  5. Daniel 11:40 Literally “and he will overflow them and he will pass through”
  6. Daniel 11:41 Literally “into the land of the beauty”
  7. Daniel 11:41 A difficult word to translate in this context: possibly it means “the foremost” (NASB), or it may mean “the remnant” (NEB)
  8. Daniel 11:41 Literally “sons/children of Ammon”
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Daniel 11:39-41 New International Version (NIV)

39 He will attack the mightiest fortresses with the help of a foreign god and will greatly honor those who acknowledge him. He will make them rulers over many people and will distribute the land at a price.[a]

40 “At the time of the end the king of the South will engage him in battle, and the king of the North will storm out against him with chariots and cavalry and a great fleet of ships. He will invade many countries and sweep through them like a flood. 41 He will also invade the Beautiful Land. Many countries will fall, but Edom, Moab and the leaders of Ammon will be delivered from his hand.


  1. Daniel 11:39 Or land for a reward
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