17 ‘These great beasts, which are four in number, are four kings who will arise from the earth. 18 But the [a](A)saints of the Highest One will (B)receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, [b]for all ages to come.’

19 “Then I desired to know the [c]exact meaning of the (C)fourth beast, which was different from all [d]the others, exceedingly dreadful, with its teeth of iron and its claws of bronze, and which devoured, crushed and trampled down the remainder with its feet,

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 7:18 Lit holy ones
  2. Daniel 7:18 Lit and unto the age of the ages
  3. Daniel 7:19 Lit truth concerning
  4. Daniel 7:19 Lit of them

17 ‘The four great beasts are four kings that will rise from the earth. 18 But the holy people(A) of the Most High will receive the kingdom(B) and will possess it forever—yes, for ever and ever.’(C)

19 “Then I wanted to know the meaning of the fourth beast, which was different from all the others and most terrifying, with its iron teeth and bronze claws—the beast that crushed and devoured its victims and trampled underfoot whatever was left.

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