Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
8:25 Prince of princes. This is a reference to God (v. 11 note).
by no human hand. Antiochus IV died of a physical or nervous disorder in 164 b.c. For accounts of his death, see 1 Macc. 6:1–16 and 2 Macc. 9.