The Identity of the Little Horn in Daniel 8: Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Rome, or The Antichrist?

Mark Hassler | May 23, 2016

Bible interpreters debate the identity of the little horn in Daniel 8. They even disagree on which verses in Daniel 8 pertain to the little horn. This article determines the pertinent verses by means of a structural and lexical analysis. It then compares the little horn to three primary candidates: Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Rome, and the antichrist. In light of the comparative analysis, the author evaluates the candidates in order to arrive at a conclusion concerning the little horn’s identity.

Vol. 27, no. 1 (Spring 2016)

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Hassler, Mark. "The Identity of the Little Horn in Daniel 8: Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Rome, or The Antichrist?." The Master's Seminary Journal 27, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 33-44.