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27 The ruler will make a treaty with the people for a period of one set of seven,[a] but after half this time, he will put an end to the sacrifices and offerings. And as a climax to all his terrible deeds,[b] he will set up a sacrilegious object that causes desecration,[c] until the fate decreed for this defiler is finally poured out on him.”

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  1. 9:27a Hebrew for one seven.
  2. 9:27b Hebrew And on the wing; the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  3. 9:27c Hebrew an abomination of desolation.

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