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11:25 the king of the south. Ptolemy VI Philometor, 181–146 b.c., son of Ptolemy V and Cleopatra, and the nephew of Antiochus (v. 17 note).
he shall not stand. Antiochus IV defeated Ptolemy VI at Pelusium, on the border of Egypt (cf. 1 Macc. 1:16–19).