New International Version
It came toward the two-horned ram I had seen standing beside the canal and charged at it in great rage.
King James Bible
And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had seen standing before the river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power.
Darby Bible Translation
And he came to the ram that had the two horns, which I had seen standing before the river, and ran upon him in the fury of his power.
World English Bible
He came to the ram that had the two horns, which I saw standing before the river, and ran on him in the fury of his power.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh unto the ram possessing the two horns, that I had seen standing before the stream, and runneth unto it in the fury of its power.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he came to the ram - This and the following verse give an account of the overthrow of the Persian empire by Alexander.
And ran unto him in the fury of his power - The conflicts between the Greeks and the Persians were excessively severe. Alexander first vanquished the generals of Darius, at the river Granicus, in Phrygia; he next attacked and totally routed Darius, at the straits of Issus, in Cilicia; and afterwards at the plains of Arbela, in Assyria. One can hardly read these words, says Bp. Newton, "the ram - which I had seen standing by the river, ran unto him in the fury of his power," without having the image of Darius' army standing and guarding the river Granicus and of Alexander on the other side, with his forces plunging in swimming across the stream, and rushing on the enemy, with all the fire and fury that can be conceived.
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"And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him." If we consider the sketch, given us in scripture, of the life of this patriarch, we shall find that few have had equal manifestations of the divine favor. But the light did not at all times shine on him. He had his dark hours while dwelling in this strange land. Here we find an horror of great darkness to have fallen upon him. The language used to describe his state, on this occasion, …
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As I was thinking about this, suddenly a goat with a prominent horn between its eyes came from the west, crossing the whole earth without touching the ground.
I saw it attack the ram furiously, striking the ram and shattering its two horns. The ram was powerless to stand against it; the goat knocked it to the ground and trampled on it, and none could rescue the ram from its power.
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