New Living Translation
The shaggy male goat represents the king of Greece, and the large horn between his eyes represents the first king of the Greek Empire.
King James Bible
And the rough goat is the king of Grecia: and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.
Darby Bible Translation
And the rough goat is the king of Greece; and the great horn that was between his eyes is the first king.
World English Bible
The rough male goat is the king of Greece: and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.
Young's Literal Translation
And the young he-goat, the hairy one, is the king of Javan; and the great horn that is between its eyes is the first king;
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LibraryThe Angel of the Lord in the Pentateuch, and the Book of Joshua.
The New Testament distinguishes between the hidden God and the revealed God--the Son or Logos--who is connected with the former by oneness of nature, and who from everlasting, and even at the creation itself, filled up the immeasurable distance between the Creator and the creation;--who has been the Mediator in all God's relations to the world;--who at all times, and even before He became man in Christ, has been the light of [Pg 116] the world,--and to whom, specially, was committed the direction …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
The Return of the Exiles
While I was watching, suddenly a male goat appeared from the west, crossing the land so swiftly that he didn't even touch the ground. This goat, which had one very large horn between its eyes,
The two-horned ram represents the kings of Media and Persia.
The four prominent horns that replaced the one large horn show that the Greek Empire will break into four kingdoms, but none as great as the first.
He replied, "Do you know why I have come? Soon I must return to fight against the spirit prince of the kingdom of Persia, and after that the spirit prince of the kingdom of Greece will come.
"Now then, I will reveal the truth to you. Three more Persian kings will reign, to be succeeded by a fourth, far richer than the others. He will use his wealth to stir up everyone to fight against the kingdom of Greece.
"Then a mighty king will rise to power who will rule with great authority and accomplish everything he sets out to do.
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