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*** Antichrist and the rise of his empire (timeframe 1) ***

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Daniel 8
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Page 1: Daniel's visions of Antichrist's Empire greater than and including the Old Roman Empire area (East and West Europe) and expanding greatly toward the south, toward the east, and toward Israel
Page 2: Daniel's visions in Daniel 8 are interpretated by the angel for us. Antichrist will have a fierce countenance; has Satanic communications; his ability to destroy will be more amazing than any smart weapon that exists, and his success is due to his connection with outer space where Satan and his angels dwell
Page 3: Habakkuk and Daniel team up to describe the visible star war air campaing that Satan and his angels will do to help Antichrist and his land forces as he rises to power defeating the transgressors and carving out for himself an empire much greater than the Old Roman Empire but including it (East and West Europe , Iran, Iraq, parts of Russia west of the Ural mountains
Page 4: Size of Antichrist's Empire brings concern among Michael's angels (good angels). Satan and his angels cast down to earth (at the rapture); Antichrist dies and is resurrected and incarnated by Satan and becomes the beast of Rev 13 (Satan in the flesh);. the beast persecutes the saints who get saved on earth after the rapture and has many of them killed.
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Daniel 8:9
9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the pleasant land.

9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn,

  In our previous study (page 1) we identified 'the little horn' of Daniel 8:9 as the same 'little horn' of Daniel 7:8 which is Daniel's name for the Antichrist. We will turn to the remainder of Daniel 8:9 in Daniel 8 page 3 but this page will be dedicated to study in great detail what the the angel Gabriel said in Daniel 8:12-25 and how this adds to Daniel 7:8 and Daniel 8:9 about Antichrist.

The Divine Messenger interprets the little horn of Daniel 8:9
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transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.
24 And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practise, and shall destroy the mighty and the holy people.
25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.

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Antichrist will appear in the latter time of the Roman Empire when the transgressors have come to the full
fierce countanence
Understands dark sentences
his power shall be mighty but not his own
he shall destroy wonderfully (amazingly).
shall prosper, and practise
shall destroy the mighty
shall destroy the holy people
And have a policy that will cause craft to prosper in his hand
shall magnify himself in his heart
by peace shall destroy many
shall stand up against the Prince of princes (return of Christ) but he shall be broken without hand (defeated by the Spirit of the Living God).

23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full,

  Antichrist rises in the days of the 10 horns (latter time of the Roman Empire land area - East and West Europe) when the transgressors have reached their full potential to destroy the 10 horns.




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200 +/-BC

27 +/- B.C. 
(Caesar Augustus - First Emperor)

337 +/- A.D.

476 A.D.
1453 A.D.




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  Nations today whose land area was part of the Eastern or Western divisions of the Roman Empire. These nations will be a part of Antichrist's Empire from his rise to his defeat when Christ returns. Dotted line on map is old Roman Empire border

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   The angel Gabriel does not mention the Roman Empire by name. Both Daniel 2 and Daniel 7 clearly laid down the foundation for what empire Antichrist would come from. Daniel 7 page 2 clearly told of the rise of Antichrist in the latter days as that 'little horn' (Daniel 7:8,20) that had come up/ among/ between the 10 horns in the old Roman Empire land area which is now West and East Europe.

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8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes  like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.

20 And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his fellows.

  Gabriel in interpretating
Daniel 8:9 is not repeating information already provided in previous cwpe31.jpg (1779 bytes)chapters about the Roman Empire, but clearly identifies 'the little horn' of Daniel 8:9 as rising in the latter time of their kingdom (Daniel 8:23). 'Their kingdom' without a doubt is the Roman Empire - the same empire Daniel 7:8 is talking of Antichrist coming from in the latter days. Daniel 8:9 also used the very same symbol ' the little horn'. In Daniel 2 page 2 the last days of the Roman Empire was symbolized by the 10 toes, and in Daniel 7 page 2 the 10 horns. The 10 horns clearly understood to be the final stage of the Roman Empire land area before Christ returns (the nations of East and West Europe).
Daniel 8:23 says that in the days of these nations (10 horns), Antichrist will stand up (go into action) when the transgressors have come to the full. That is, when those that are evil have the ability and power to destroy the 10 horns (old Roman Empire land area - East and West Europe) or what we call today western civilization. It is then that God will use Antichrist as a tool to fulfill all the prophecies written connected with the nations, jews, and the church both before and after the rapture (see rapture generation chart below)


The little horn' of Daniel 8:9 is definitely Antichrist of the last days because in Daniel 8:25 the angle Gabriel in interpretating Daniel 8:9 for us tells us Antichrist is defeated by the Prince of princes which is Christ. This is the same ending for Antichrist seen in Daniel 2 (page 1) when the rock (Christ) destroys the image symbolizing Antichrist's Empire in the latter days (Dan 2:28). Also, in Daniel 7 page 5, we studied that Christ is giving the Kingdom by the Ancient of Days (Father) and Christ returns and takes over Antichrist's dominion (see Kingdom).


To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary); exceed or overstep. To act in violation of (the law, for example).

  The transgressors of Daniel 8:23 are those that are threathening the very survival of Westwpe31.jpg (1779 bytes) and East Europe (the 10 horns of Daniel 7:8 - see Daniel 7). This is Satan's great chance to save the world through massive deception and produce his man -the Antichrist. Daniel 7:8 told us 'the little horn' (Antichrist) would pluck up 3 of the first 10 horns by their roots (3 nations of the nations within the old Roman Empire land area even before the rise of Antichrist - see map below) and bring them under his protection or dominion.

10 horns (Old Roman Empire land area which is now West and East Europe) ------ old Roman Empire border
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  I identified who I believe these 3 nations are as thewpe30.jpg (3438 bytes)
key to understanding who the transgressors are in

Daniel 8:23. These 3 nations are Bulgaria, Hungary, Rumania which were once part of the Russian Empire till the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and are now independent.

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  I explained in great detail how (please review Daniel 7page 3 on the full scenario that the angel Gabriel is now commenting on when he speaks of the transgressors coming to the full) terrorism, spread of WMD (weapons of mass destruction), the U.S. weakening itselft in taking on so many conflicts that transgressors can take advantage of.   U.S. seeks to expand NATO and offer countries that were once part of the Soviet Empire or former communist satelites entrance into NATO. The U.S. at the same time is building an anti-ballistic national defense system known as NMD to defend the U.S. from incoming missles . Will Russia allow NATO to expand right up to their borders while the EU (European Union) continues its dream of a united and prosperous Europe or will they make a move to take back Eastern Europe to fully restore their pride?. Will Russia take advantage of our weakness as the U.S. spreads itself taking on Iraq, Iran, Korea, Middle East, former Yugoslavia, etc,. Will Russia be willing to risk nuclear war with any nation or nations that would try to stop them now that american capitalism failed in their country?  Would the U.S. be willing to risk nuclear war with Russia to save Europe if both East and West were threathened by foreign domination such as Russia? How would a united Germany react if this scenario plays itself out? A country once divided by a power that now threathens their whole democratic existence. A country that sees itself as the heart of a united free Europe. What about the role of Iraq and Iran that Daniel sees as part of Antichrist's Empire. Will they align themselves with Russia setting the stage and excuse for Antichrist to not only defeat Russia but take over the land of Iraq and Iran as seen in Daniel 2 and Daniel 7 and steal the thunder from America as a superpower.
   Do not expect Russia  to take the side of the U.S.. What is at stake here is the might of Western Civiliztion contained in NATO verses the might of evil contained in the trangressors that have come to the full. Will the world be destroyed or prophecy fulfilled?. The answer is '
the latter' and a lot of it, especially before the rapture . God wants to get as many saved as possible to go up in the rapture and not be left behind to go through the 3 1/2 year Christian Tribulation Period or the terrible 7 year Day of the Lord which ends with Christ's visible return and Antichrist's defeat (see Kingdom).

Modern nations within old Roman Empire land area that will be united to be world's greatest and last empire under Antichrist in the last days Gray area - full extent of Antichrist's Empire
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  It is under such do or die scenarios that Satan and his angels produce their man - the Antichrist - and save the world from great impending doom. Gabriel says the appearance of this Satanic saviour will not happen until the transgressors - evil governments - come to the full.  When transgresors can destroy the world as we know it  - then the transgressors have come to the full.  The coming do or die crisis will center on the nations of East and West Europe over who rules them. It may look like the end of the world as the transgressors are willing to use mass destruction which could destroy all life as we know it. However, this will not happen at this time because God will fulfill a vast amount of prophecy, much of it concerning Antichrist and the nations, the jews, and the church as taught in timeframes 1, 2, 3 before the rapture (see rapture generation timechart above).

Fierce countenance
Understands dark sentences

23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when thewpe31.jpg (1779 bytes)
transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.

'king of fierce countanence' and 'understanding dark sentences'  shall stand up (take action on the world stage of events) when the transgressors have come to the full.

  Gabriel tells us that Antichrist when he stands up (when he appears and goes into action) and faces down the transgressors that have come to the full (see above interpretation) he will be a  person that will be of a 'king of fierce countanence' and one who  'understands dark sentences'. This adds to Antichrist's features - 'eyes like a man', 'a mouth speaking great things', 'stout look' among his fellows we studied in Daniel 7:8 (see Daniel 7 page 4).
Darth Vader was very popular as a lead star war character and so will Antichrist. What gives Antichrist this '
fierce countenance' is his occult connection with Satan which gives him his ability to understand 'dark sentences'. 'Dark sentences' would be Satanic communication or understanding communication from Satan. This communication may be 'the first cryptic communication' from outer space from seemingly 'other intelligence' from outside our planet. The Bible says that before he is cast down to earth at the rapture, he deceived the whole world from his heavenly position (outer space). We discussed this casting down of Satanic thrones in Daniel 7 page 5. We read in Rev 12:7,8

Rev 12:7,8
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7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan,
which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

   Man is searching the stars 24 hours a day hoping to find  E.T.'s (extraterrestia life, civilizations hopefully more advanced than mankind). We have spacecrafts flying out into the depths of space with our history recorded and where we are located in the galaxies. However, it is Satan and his angels that contact earth with the guise of these dark sentences Antichrist can understand. This will be at a time when the world is willing to accept Satan's ambassador and seemingly saviour of the planet - 'the little horn' of Dan 7:8 (Daniel 7 page 2) and Dan 8:9 (Daniel 8 page 1). As Antichrist interprets these 'dark sentences', Satan and his angels will back up those dark sentences with a great demonstration of lying signs and wonders. The whole world will be amazed but also greatly deceived as to what is truly happening. Man is planning to conquer outer space but now outer space is planning to conquer man. Whether radar tracking devices will pick these ET communications up or these cryptic signals break in on defense networks with a dazzlement of great excitement, awe, and suspicion, Antichrist will speak 'great things' out of his mouth to assure the world that peace is at hand after some necessary starwars to deal with the transgressors take placei. Antichrist may practice channeling or be a medium. He many come across as a telepath and attribute this ability to a function of his own advanced inner godhood that the 'God of forces' (Dan 11:38 - see Daniel 11 page 3) has blessed him with. Satan will attempt to replace the person of the Holy Spirit with this 'God of forces'.    

Dan 11:38
38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.

  Jesus in Luke 21:8,9 mentions two signs that begin the end of the age and both connect with the rise of Antichrist.

Luke 21:8,9
8 And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.
9 But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by.

  Two signs were many coming saying 'I am Christ' and wars and rumours of wars that would have a terrifying nature to them but it will not be the end. That is because Antichrist will bring about a pre-rapture time of false peace and safety (timeframe 3 - see rapture generation chart aove).  This host of false christs appear saying 'I am christ' will be mostly from the new age movement (see Daniel 7 page 4). They separate Jesus from the Christ and believe those that have the attained to Christ conscienceness will be ready for the new world order, new age messiah, new woprld religion. These two signs are signs to watch and take seriously as Jesus could not have put it any clearer that accompany the rise of Antichrist and the lying signs and wonders that accompany him as well as the wars.

mighty power but not his own

24 And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power

   Antichrist will have 'mighty power but not his own'. Now we are getting to the heart of what kind of lying signs and wonders Antichrist will do. Here we are told Antichrist will have mighty power, yet, not his own. The answer to this is simple - it is Satan's. This might of Antichrist is being measured against the might of the transgressors. Daniel 8:24 says Antichrist shall destroy the mighty . Who shall he destroy. The answer is - the transgressors. The apostle Paul, speaking of the coming of Antichrist tells us very clearly in 2 Thess 2:9 that Antichrist will come with ALL POWER, signs and lying wonders.

2 Thess 2:9
9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

destroys wonderfully (amazingly)

24 and he {Antichrist} shall destroy wonderfully,           Brackets added { } mine           

   Since we are told the transgressors have come to the full (verse 23 see above), that also means they will be in possession of the most advanced technological weapeons, laser guided weapons , nuclear weapons as well as small nuclear tactical weapons, chemical, biological weapons, weapons of mass destruction. Many today marvel and are amazed as the television replays smart weapons closeing in on the crosshairs of their target guided by a laser light or preprogrammed like a cruise missle. Yet Daniel 8:24 plainly says it will be Antichrist that shall destroy wonderfully. In other words his ability to destroy will be more wonderful -  that is more amazing than what the transgressors have! His power is mightier!!!

prosper, and practise

24 and {Antichrist} shall prosper, and practise,                        Brackets added { } mine

  After Antichrist's successful wars and victories over the trangressors and the forming of his empire Daniel tells us his deception upon the whole world will continue to practise and he will prosper by it. After the rise of Antichrist and the forming of his empire, but before the rapture, there is a time of unheralded prosperity, false peace and safety - a false millennium that Antichrist will bring about .The jews will build their temple to house the Ark of the Covenant that reappeared during the process of the mass return (timeframe 2) and also during time frame 3 (see rapture generation chart above) there will be the building of great cities such as Babylon and Tyre by Antichrist. The church will be rich with goods and say they are in need of nothing. It is these days that Jesus referred to as being like the days of Noah. In those days they were eating and drinking, marrying and divorcing and scoffed at judgment till the flood came and took them all away. This time it will not be the flood but the terrible Day of the Lord (time frame 5) that will come upon the world. The good news for those that are saved and living during time frame 3 is that the rapture will take place before the tribulation period (time frame 4) and the terrible Day of the Lord (time frame 5).

destroys the mighty

24 and {Antichrist} shall destroy the mighty                        Brackets added { } mine 

  'The mighty' are the nations that have mighty power. A nations might is measured by its strength in weapons. The transgressors that have come to the full are maxed out with might measured in all types of weapons. Yet, we are not only told that Antichrist's power is mighty but that he shall destroy more wonderfully (amazingly - see 'destroy more wonderfully' of verse 24 comment above) then the transgressors can. Antichrist is the winner! His power is greater, and his ability to win these wars is because he can destroy more amazingly than those of the transgressors that have come to the full . Yet, we were told (verse 24 - see above) it is not his own power but Satan's power that makes him successful. What does Satan do to make him so successful? In Revelations 13:4 we read the whole world worshipped the dragon (Satan) which gave power unto the beast (Antichrist) and they worshipped him for his ability to make war.

Revelations 13:4
4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

destroys the holy people

24 and the holy people:

  Antichrist also destroys the holy people. The holy people are God's people - the christians. Antichrist, at his rise destroys the mighty power of the nations to establish his empire. He will eventually destroy -that is -kill many true christians but they will be the ones who turn to Christ after the rapture. The saved christians before the rapture will escape this terrible time period of persecution which lasts 3 1/2 years and is known as the great christian tribulation - timeframe 4 (see also Daniel 7 page 5 where Daniel says the christians will be given into the hands of Antichrist for 3 1/2 years; see also all of  Daniel 8 page 4)

a policy that will cause craft to prosper in his hand

25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand;

A plan or course of action, as of a government, political party, or business, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters:

Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency. Skill in evasion or deception; guile
An occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity or skilled artistry.The membership of such an occupation or trade; guild. pl. craft A boat, ship, or aircraft.

  Putting these key words together (policy, craft, prosperity) in the light of many other scriptures concerning the reign of Antichrist, it can be said that he will have a economic policy that will cause craft (business) to boom. The resulting prosperity greatly enriching Antichrist and his empire - especially the heart of his empire - the 10 horns (the nations of East and West Europe that unite behind him after his successful rise to power - see top of page).   Antichrist, being in control of Iran, Iraq, and even oilfields between the Caspian and Black Sea will most likely have policies on who gets oil and how much,  on free trade, on global warming. He will make it all work to his advantage. Two key cities he will promote and build that will greatly prosper from the flow of goods will be Tyre - his political capitol and greatest seaport city and Babylon, his religious and commercial capitol (see timeframe 3 page 2 for a description of these cities being built before the rapture and the Fall of Babylon and Tyre just prior to Christ's return when Antichrist is defeated - see  also Kingdom).

Tyre - Antichrist's political throne and Babylon his commercial and religious throne of his empire
Gray area shows eventual extent of Antichrist's Empire after he comes to power in timeframe 1
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  Habakkuk had a lot to say about the rise of reign of Antichrist that parallels Daniel 7 and especially Daniel 8. Our next study Daniel 8 page 3, will cover mostly what we did not cover in Daniel 7 page 3 about what Habakkuk had to say about the wars of Antichrist and the role of outer space. How Satan's angels will provide Antichrist land forces the air support he will need to sucessfully destroy the transgressors strongholds (see top of page) and deceive the world.  In regards to craft prospering in Antichrist's hand let me quote Habakkuk 1:14-17

Habakkuk 1:14-17
14 And makest men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?
15 They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
16 Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat plenteous.
17 Shall they therefore empty their net, and not spare continually to slay the nations?

  Notice verse 16 - those that serve Antichrist their portion is fat (prosperous) and their meat plentious (rich in goods). The reason giving, is because they burn incense and offer sacifices to Antichrist's means of bringing so many under his control by the power he displayed. As we studied above, Antichrist's power was not his own but Satan's. They are burning incense to Satan and offering sacrifices to him. They have swallowed the delusion God sent upon them because they did not receive the gospel which was preached in love. Antichrist's gospel of a new age was preached with violence, deception, false signs and lying wonders. 2 Thess 2:9:15 puts it this way

2 Thess 2 9:15
9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, 10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
13 But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from
the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
14 Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.

he shall magnify himself in his heart
25 he shall magnify himself in his heart,

Habakkuk 2:5 says Antichrist is a proud man who is not content to staty at home but transgresses by wine.

Habakkuk 2:5
5 Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:

Daniel 11:36 says he will do according to his will and not any other god for he will exalt his god and himself above every other god and a 'God of forces'.

Daniel 11:36

36 And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
37 Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.
38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
39 Thus shall he do in the most strong holds with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for gain.

  Antichrist is going to do according to his will.  This has always been Satan's problem. Jesus was just the opposite, always seeking to do His Father's will. Isaiah 14:12-14 list the 5 'I wills' of Satan. After all, after the rapture Antichrist will become also Satan incarnated in the flesh - verse 16 below (see Daniel 8 page 4 for a full revelation on how this happens).

Isaiah 14:12-17
12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God:
I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
16 They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
17 That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?

by peace shall destroy many

25 by peace shall destroy many

  The nations want peace but not the Prince of peace - Jesus Christ. Antichrist offers the world peace at a price. He will be a wheeler dealer type of person whose goal is in the end to take as many nations to hell and the grave that he can. The cry for peace in the world will be the occasion for him to make war upon the transgressors and destroy many. Antichrist's peace will be enforced by Satan and his fallen angels in a world enslaved under the canopy and protection and massive deception of the gods whom the new age believes have guided our evolution all along till we became of age to join the cosmic family of other alien brothers and families elsewhere in our universe.

he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes (Christ); he shall be broken without hand.

25 he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.

  Antichrist armies are defeated by the return of Christ and his saints (see Kingdom). The Lord will defeat Antichrist without hand but by the brightness of His coming and the power of His Spirit. Both Antichrist and the false prophet will be cast alive into the lake of fire (Rev 19:19,20). Notice both Daniel 2 and Daniel 7 also end with the defeat of Antichrist and his empire by Christ's return..

Rev 19:19,20
19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army.
20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image.  These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

Daniel 2:44, 45
44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
45 Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.

  Modern nations within old Roman Empire land area that will be united to be world's greatest and last empire under Antichrist in the last days   Christ the Rock of Ages returns and destorys Antichrist's Empire.
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  Daniel:7:11 (Daniel 7 page 5) ended with Antichrist being slain, his empire burned and destroyed at Christ's coming
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11 I beheld then because of the voice of the great words which the horn spake: I beheld even till the beast was slain,  and his body destroyed, and given to the burning flame.

Daniel 8

1 In the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar a vision appeared unto me, even unto me Daniel, after that which appeared unto me at the first.
2 And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was at Shushan in the palace, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in a vision, and I was by the river of Ulai.
3 Then I lifted up mine eyes, and saw, and, behold, there stood before the river a ram which had two horns: and the two horns were high; but one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.
4 I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and southward; so that no beasts might stand before him, neither was there any that could deliver out of his hand; but he did according to his will, and became great.
5 And as I was considering, behold, an he goat came from
the west on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the ground: and the goat had a notable horn between his eyes.
6 And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had
seen standing before the river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power.
7 And I saw him come close unto the ram, and he was
moved with choler against him, and smote the ram, and
brake his two horns: and there was no power in the ram
to stand before him, but he cast him down to the ground, and stamped upon him: and there was none that could deliver the ram out of his hand.
8 Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong, the great horn was broken; and for it came up four notable ones toward the four winds of heaven.
9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the pleasant land.
10 And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven; and it
cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.
11 Yea, he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and by him the daily sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down.
12 And an host was given him against the daily sacrifice by reason of transgression, and it cast down the truth to the ground; and it practised, and prospered.
13 Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that certain saint which spake, How long shall be the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot?
14 And he said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.
15 And it came to pass, when I, even I Daniel, had seen the vision, and sought for the meaning, then, behold, there stood before me as the appearance of a man.
16 And I heard a man's voice between the banks of Ulai,
which called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.
17 So he came near where I stood: and when he came, I was
afraid, and fell upon my face: but he said unto me, Understand, O son of man: for at the time of the end shall be the vision.
18 Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep
on my face toward the ground: but he touched me, and set me upright.
19 And he said, Behold, I will make thee know what shall be in the last end of the indignation: for at the time appointed the end shall be.
20 The ram which thou sawest having two horns are the kings of Media and Persia.
21 And the rough goat is the king of Grecia: and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.
22 Now that being broken, whereas four stood up for it, four kingdoms shall stand up out of the nation, but not in his power.
23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall
stand up.
24 And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practise, and shall destroy the mighty and the holy people.
25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.
26 And the vision of the evening and the morning which was told is true: wherefore shut thou up the vision; for it shall be for many days.
27 And I Daniel fainted, and was sick certain days; afterward I rose up, and did the king's business; and I was astonished at the vision, but none understood it.