Frequently asked questions
Kingdom Against Kingdom Identified
Verses 8, 42 and 43 name Egypt directly
42 Then he will stretch out his hand against other countries, and the land of Egypt will not escape.
43 But he will gain control over the hidden treasures of gold and silver and over all the precious things of Egypt; and Libyans and Ethiopians will follow at his heels.
King of the South = Egypt
Verses 23-30 =
verse 25 = Antichrist invades Egypt; "Kingdom against Kingdom" of Isaiah 19
= first 3.5 years, "Beginnings of Sorrows"!
Verses 5-22 =
power struggle for the future of this Caliphate for an unspecified period of time
verse 15 = Egypt falls to Turkey and submits to the Caliphate = Cruel Master of Isa. 19
verse 21 = Little Horn rises - must come from Turkey, Syria or Iraq (land of the north/the Assyrian)
Verses 1-4 =
Turkish coalition vs Iran as detailed in Dan. 8 - yes the same time period!
Persia = Iran
Yavan = Turkey's realm
Verses 32-45 =
Great Tribulation - Antichrist's war against the Church and the Jews leading to Gog/Magog invasion and battle of Armageddon at Christ's return.
Verse 31 =
Abomination of Desolation - Great Tribulation/final 3.5 years begins.