Article 3 of 3 in the series Things Hard to be Understood
A correspondent has submitted a question related to prophecy. “What is the identity of the ‘king of the south’ and the ‘king of the north’ in the book of Daniel chapter 11:40-43?” Dr Thomas has covered this in some detail in Elpis Israel, Exposition of Daniel, Eureka etc. We consider his exposition has in large measure stood the test of time. So we summarise.
The “King of the South” and the “King of the North” Identified
The verses referred to are in the concluding section of Daniel 11, verses 40-45, which are identified at the outset as occurring at “the time of the end”. This time is to be characterised by an overwhelming inv…
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