Daniel 8:21 Index
"And the rough goat is the king of Grecia: and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king."
Research Material

"...the rough goat..." (Daniel 8:5)

"...the great horn..."

  • HORNS: "Horns" is frequently used to symbolize divisions, or nations, that develop out of a great parent kingdom. Thus the ten horns appearing on the fourth beast of Daniel 7 (compare the paralleling beasts of Revelation 13 and Revelation 17) are expressly stated to be ten kingdoms; or divisions, that would arise out of the territory of the fourth world kingdom. (Froom 33)
  • A symbol of Alexander the Great, the "first king" of the Greco-Macedonian world empire that was destined to replace the Persian Empire. (Daniel 8:5-8; Daniel 7:6). (4BC 845)