SYNOPSIS – Daniel received the interpretation of the vision of the “ram” being overthrown by the “goat,” and of the image of the “little horn” – Daniel 8:15-27

In the vision of the “four beasts from the sea,” only the first “beast,” the winged lion, could be identified with certainty – Babylon. Not one of the four “kingdoms” was explicitly named. In contrast, in the interpretation of the “ram and the goat,” two of the previous four kingdoms are identified by name – the kingdom of the “Medes and Persians,” and “Greece” – (Daniel 7:1-8, 8:20-21).

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