WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT The Abomination of Desolation


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“); in all three it is likely that the authors had in mind a future eschatological (i.e., end-time) event, and perhaps the activities of some antichrist

“The phrase is from the Book of Daniel describing the pagan sacrifices with which the 2nd century BCE Greek king Antiochus IV replaced the twice-daily offering in the Jewish temple, or alternatively the altar on which such offerings were made.

In the 1st century CE it was taken up by the authors of the gospels in the context of the Roman destruction of Jerusalem and the temple in the year 70, with Mark giving Jesus a speech concerning the Second Coming,[3]Matthew 24:15–16 adding a reference to Daniel[4] and Luke 21:20–21 giving a description of the Roman armies (“But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies…


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