Daniel 11:7 Index
"But out of a branch of her roots shall one stand up in his estate, which shall come with an army, and shall enter into the fortress of the king of the north, and shall deal against them, and shall prevail."
Research Material

"...out of a branch of her roots..."

  • Ptolemy III, the brother of Bernice, invaded Syria and overthrew it, avenging his sister's death. (KC 128)
  • Ptolemy III Euergetes, son of Ptolemy II and brother of Berenice, succeeded his father in 246 B.C., and invaded Syria in revenge for his sister's murder. (4BC 867)

"...and shall prevail."

  • Ptolemy III seems to have been entirely victorious in his campaign against Seleucus II. He pressed his conquests inland at least as far as Mesopotamia -- though he boasted of having penetrated to Bactria -- and he established Egyptian sea power on the Mediterranean. (4BC 867)