The little horn in Daniel with the Big Mouth
At first read the little horn in Daniel chapters 7 and 8 seem to refer to different people: The “little horn” in Daniel 7:7 rises from the Revived Roman Empire; The “little horn” in Daniel 8:9 rises from the eastern division of the Grecian Empire (Antioch in modern Turkey).
But that read contradicts the symbolism. The final version of the Roman Empire in the End Time Week of Seven Years is “like a leopard”, which in Daniel symbolizes the Grecian Empire (Dan. 7:6).
Also, there are two phases to the “Antichrist” (2 Thess. 2:3-4). First phase is the “man of sin” false Christ” speaking with a “Mouth like a lion” (Rev. 13:2). Second phase, after 42 months he morphs into the “Son of Destruction” “Seed of Satan” (Gen. 3:15) “Big Mouth” speaking blasphemies against God and rules another 42 months (Rev. 13:5):
1 Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name.
2 Now the beast which I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like the feet of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority.
3 And I saw one of his heads as if it had been mortally wounded, and his deadly wound was healed. And all the world marveled and followed the beast.
4 So they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast? Who is able to make war with him?”
5 And he was given a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies, and he was given authority to continue for forty-two months. (Rev. 13:1-5 NKJ)
The two phases of Antichrist explains Daniel speaking about the same “little horn” from two very different perspectives. The first phase “Man of Sin” gives lip service to God, in the guise of Christ he opposes Christ condoning all kinds of sin. The second Phase he is a wild Beast “Son of Destruction” blaspheming “all that is called God or that is worshiped” (2 Thess. 2:4; Dan. 9:27). Hence, the “Assyrian Antichrist” “King of the North” seen in Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel, and Malachi.
Perhaps the change from Aramaic to Hebrew from Daniel 8 onward also implies this change from global to “Israel of God” perspective. As first he is the “global savior” like “Chancellor Palpatine” in the movie “Star Wars,” Savior of World. But then he morphs into the dreaded “Sith Lord of the Dark side” Beast. Now like the blaspheming Assyrian Antichrist Big mouth he persecutes the Israel of God, just as the prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel and Malachi, Christ, Paul and John predicted.
It cannot be denied Antiochus fulfilled some of the prophecy (Dan. 11:21-35), but he failed to fulfill ALL of the prophecy (Dan. 11:36-37); Therefore, it cannot refer exclusively to him.
Evidently, God inspired the prophecy so Antiochus prefigures the End Time Beast, to reveal aspects about him that otherwise would remain obscure.
For example, Antiochus I made Antioch in modern Turkey the capital of Seleucid Empire, which once was also part of the Assyrian Empire. God inspired the prophecy to include much about Antiochus Epiphanes because it implies the Jewish Christian miracle working evangelist (2 Thess. 2:3-4; John 17:12) who rises from obscurity to become the False Christ (Dan. 7:8: 8:9) first appears in modern Turkey, near the ancient city of Antioch.
[Coming out of Nineveh (Nah. 1:11) outskirts of Mosul, Iraq does not conflict with his rising near ancient Antioch, Antakya, Turkey. Nor would his rising in Muslim Turkey prevent it from joining Russia and Iran to oppose him.]
The New World Order Beast in Revelation 13:2 is a composite of Western and Eastern Empires. This final “ten horn version of the Roman Empire” is “like a leopard”, implying “Grecian” elements have the most authority. This “Government Beast” exists only during the End Time “week of seven years”. This happens near the same time the Dragon and his angels were cast down to the earth (Rev. 12:7-12). Evidently the Dragon demanded the earth create this Beastly New World Order, hence the symbolism it rose from a sea of spiritism (Isa. 27:1; Ps. 74:13; Dan. 7:2).
Confirming the little horn in Daniel 8 must refer to something much stranger than Antiochus and his temple defiling acts, is Daniels astonishment at the vision:
And I, Daniel, fainted and was sick for days; afterward I arose and went about the king’s business. I was astonished by the vision, but no one understood it. (Dan. 8:27 NKJ)
If the vision were about Antiochus and his commonplace defilement of the Temple, both Daniel and his peers would have easily interpreted the vision. This is especially true about Daniel as he was uniquely gifted by God to interpret enigma and vision (Dan. 2:47; 4:8-9; 5:11-12). Therefore, Daniel didn’t see “commonplace events” as modern commentarians insist.
Daniel would have understood if the vision matched the words he heard. They did not, so he cries out to the interpreting angel:
8 Although I heard, I did not understand. Then I said, “My lord, what shall be the end of these things?” (Dan. 12:8)
End-Time Events will “unseal the words”, then Bible Believers (= the wise) will understand:
9 And he said, “Go your way, Daniel, for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end.
10 “Many shall be purified, made white, and refined, but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand. (Dan. 12:8-10 NKJ)
Because translators are convinced nothing astonishing is in this context, and its words must be interpreted as Daniel would use them, they reject the literal translation “sanctuary will be justified (06663 צָדַק tsadaq)” when interpreting the 2,300 day prophecy.
And he said unto me, Until two thousand and three hundred evenings and mornings: then shall the sanctuary be vindicated (06663 צָדַק tsadaq). (Dan. 8:14 DBY).”
Notice how this translator “invents a hypothetical text” to justify his paraphrase:
will be purified. The Hebrew verb, weniṣdaq (the only occurrence of the niphal of ṣdq in the MT!) should mean “will be justified.” But this can hardly be said of the sanctuary. The underlying Aramaic was surely yidkê, “will be cleansed, purified,” which was corrupted into, or misread by the translator as yizkê, “will be victorious, justified.”- Hartman, L. F., &; Di Lella, A. A. (2008). The Book Of Daniel: A New Translation With Notes And Commentary On Chapters 1-9 (Vol. 23, p. 227). New Haven; London: Yale University Press.
A massive violation of Occam’s Razor, cognitive dissonance.
Now the prophecy of 2,300 days makes sense, fits the rest of the Bible.
2,300 days counting from the beginning of the End Time Week, the Temple of God the Church will have her faith in Jesus vindicated, justified.
In the teleios they sing the songs of Moses, and cry out God’s “judgments have been manifested!” Vindicating their profession of faith in Him, the facts justifying the correctness of it:
1 Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous: seven angels having the seven last plagues, for in them the wrath of God is complete.
2 And I saw something like a sea of glass mingled with fire, and those who have the victory over the beast, over his image and over his mark and over the number of his name, standing on the sea of glass, having harps of God.
3 They sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: “Great and marvelous are Your works, Lord God Almighty! Just and true are Your ways, O King of the saints!
4 Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy. For all nations shall come and worship before You, For Your judgments have been manifested.” (Rev. 15:1-4 NKJ)
The coming change in Times and Law
He shall speak pompous words against the Most High, Shall persecute the saints of the Most High, And shall intend to change times and law. Then the saints shall be given into his hand For a time and times and half a time. (Dan. 7:25 NKJ)
“Times and laws” are the foundations and main conditions, emanating from God, of the life and actions of men in the world.-Keil, C. F., & Delitzsch, F. (1996). Commentary on the Old Testament (Vol. 9, p. 650). Peabody, MA: Hendrickson.
Times and law are the basic predicates of human society, belief in God its foundation. For example, the Declaration of Independence declares all “are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Destroy the definition of God, then these rights no longer exist. The little horn in Daniel will attempt to change the definition of God, change the Holy One who is Infinite and completely unlike His creation to a finite Elohim like the angels.
36 “Then the king shall do according to his own will: he shall exalt and magnify himself above every god, shall speak blasphemies against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the wrath has been accomplished; for what has been determined shall be done.
37 “He shall regard neither the God of his fathers nor the desire of women, nor regard any god; for he shall exalt himself above them all. (Dan. 11:36-37 NKJ)
This is a puzzle; we must see the picture the details make. “The desire of women” is Jesus Christ, YHWH God The Eternal Son of YHWH God the Father (Gen. 1:26-27; 19:24; Matt. 28:19; John 3:18; 20:31); The “God of his fathers”, Antichrist’s “fathers” are Jewish as Adonikam is of the tribe of Dan.
As it is impossible to exalt oneself above the “God of gods”, the “insulting blasphemy” is a redefinition of the nature of YHWH God to “make Him equal to other Elohim”. Then the Antichrist can be on “top” of all Elohim, as the “God of Gods”. The Apostle Paul confirmed this:
who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God. (2 Thess. 2:4 NKJ)
Antichrist opposes the definition of Elohim as gods, they become “Extraterrestrials” in “Ancient Alien Theory”, aka “Scientific Atheism“. Then Antichrist exalts himself above the Elohim formerly called God or worshiped as such, so that he sits as the God of gods in the Church the Temple of God , proclaiming his “hybrid Elohim-human” nature is God.
Raëlism teaches that an extraterrestrial species known as the Elohim created humanity using their advanced technology. An atheistic religion, it believes that the Elohim have historically been mistaken for gods. It holds that throughout history the Elohim have created forty Elohim/human hybrids who have served as prophets preparing humanity for news about their ultimate origins. Among those listed as prophets are The Buddha, Jesus of Nazareth, and Muhammad, with Raël himself being the fortieth and final prophet. Raëlists believe that since the Hiroshima bomb of 1945, humanity has entered an Age of Apocalypse in which it is threatening itself with nuclear annihilation. It argues that humanity must find a way of harnessing new scientific and technological development for peaceful ends, and that once this has been achieved the Elohim shall return to Earth to share their technology with humanity and usher in a utopia.- Wikipedia
For decades humanity has been conditioned to believe the “Extraterrestrial Hypothesis”. Massive UFO spectacle and contactee phenomena are presented as proof of it 24/7 by Corporate and Social media. Growing numbers of people believe “Ancient Alien Theory” is true. UFO cults communing with demon spirits already preach messages from “the “Elohim Designers” and their claims to have genetically modified humanity throughout history. They promise to bring in a New World Order of peace and safety (1 Thess. 5:3). No doubt they will also promise a work-around to Yahweh’s forbidding mankind eat of the tree of life (Gen. 3:22-24) as they did in the days of Noah when Nephilim Fallen Ones and men conspired against the sons of God (Gen. 6:2-4) in pursuit of immortality for their children.
Then the End Time will be just like the Days of Noah, when the Nephilim fallen angels walked among men, doing genetic experiments in collaboration with human scientists. For more on this: Nephilim Fallen Angels and the Sons of God
When the Nephilim return (Gen. 6:4; Rev. 12:7-12), their star-fleet hovering over cities of the earth (Rev. 12:4; Lk. 21:25-26), Adonikam the “man of sin” False Christ will morph into the “Son of Destruction” “Seed of Satan” (Gen. 3:15) to become the little horn in Daniel with a Big Mouth speaking pompous words against YHWH the only true God.
Preaching the “scientific atheism” of the Dragon (Rev. 16:13; 2 Thess. 2:7-12) he blasphemes that God is like his angels, exalting his hybrid Elohim-human nature is above Elohim, the only true God.
This “little horn in Daniel” is known by many names: “The Beast” (Rev. 11:7; 13:17); “Big Mouth” (Dan. 7:8, 20; Rev. 13:5-6); “Adonikam” (Rev. 13:8; Ezra 2:13); “the Assyrian” (Isa. 14:25; Mic. 5:5-6) “King of Babylon” rebuilt in the End Time by the Nephilim (Isa. 14:4-27); “Son of Destruction” (2 Thess. 2:3); “Seed of Satan” (Gen. 3:15); “King of the North” (Dan. 11:36-12:1), the “Prince to come” (Dan. 9:26-27); “Man of Sin” (2 Thess. 2:3); “False Christ” (Mat. 24:5, 24; Mk. 13:22); “The Desolator” (Dan. 9:27); “King of fierce countenance” (Dan. 8:23); “Antichrist” (1 John 2:18; 2 John 1:7); “the Deceiver” (2 John 1:7) “The Lawless One” (2 Thess. 2:8) denying the deity of the Father and the Son (1 Jn. 2:18, 22; 4:3; 2 Jn. 1:7).
Ancient Alien Theory with Scientific Atheism in support of the Antichrist is the strong delusion (cf. flying frogs in Rev. 16:13) that deceives the entire world to fight YHWH God at Armageddon. For more on this see The War Between God and Satan: The Seven Bowls
Star Wars in Daniel
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Wing of Abominations in Daniel 9:27
An Explanation of Daniel’s Days 1260, 1290, 1335, 2300
The Antichrist: His Names Titles and Descriptions
What did the apostle John reveal when he said: “It is the last hour”?