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Daniel 11:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— At the time appointed he shall return, and come into the south; but it shall not be in the latter time as it was in the former.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— At the time appointed he shall return, and come toward the south; but it shall not be as the former, or as the latter.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “At the appointed time he will return and come into the South, but this last time it will not turn out the way it did before.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— At the time appointed he shall return, and come towards the south; but it shall not be as the former, or as the latter.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— At the set time he shall return, and come towards the south; but not as the former time shall be the latter;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— At the appointed time, will he again enter the south,—but it shall not be like the former, nor like the latter.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— At the appointed time he turneth back, and hath come against the south, and it is not as the former, and as the latter.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— At the time appointed he shall return, and he shall come to the south, but the latter time shall not be like the former.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— At the time appointed he shall returne, and come toward the South: but it shall not be as the former, or as the latter.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— At the [set] time he shall return, and shall come into the south, but the last [expedition] shall [not] be as the first.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— At the time appointed he shall return, and come toward the south; but it shall not be as the former, or as the latter.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
At the time appointed 4150
{4150} Prime
מוֹעֵד
mow`ed
{mo-ade'}
From H3259; properly an appointment, that is, a fixed time or season; specifically a festival; conventionally a year; by implication, an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose); technically the congregation; by extension, the place of meeting; also a signal (as appointed beforehand).
he shall return, 7725
{7725} Prime
שׁוּב
shuwb
{shoob}
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and come 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
toward the south; 5045
{5045} Prime
נֶגֶב
negeb
{neh'-gheb}
From an unused root meaning to be parched; the south (from its drought); specifically the negeb or southern district of Judah, occasionally, Egypt (as south to Palestine).
but it shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
be x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
as the former, 7223
{7223} Prime
רִאשׁוֹן
ri'shown
{ree-shone'}
From H7221; first, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun).
or as the latter. 314
{0314} Prime
אַחֲרוֹן
'acharown
{akh-ar-one'}
From H0309; hinder; generally late or last; specifically (as facing the east) western.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Daniel 11:29

_ _ At the time appointed — “the time” spoken of in Daniel 11:27.

_ _ return — his second open invasion of Egypt. Ptolemy Philometer, suspecting Antiochus’ designs with Physcon, hired mercenaries from Greece. Whereupon Antiochus advanced with a fleet and an army, demanding the cession to him of Cyprus, Pelusium, and the country adjoining the Pelusiac mouth of the Nile.

_ _ it shall not be as the former — not successful as the former expedition. Popilius Loenas, the Roman ambassador, met him at Eleusis, four miles from Alexandria, and presented him the decree of the senate; on Antiochus replying that he would consider what he was to do, Popilius drew a line round him with a rod and said, “I must have a reply to give to the senate before you leave this circle.” Antiochus submitted, and retired from Egypt; and his fleets withdrew from Cyprus.

_ _ or as the latter — that mentioned in Daniel 11:42, Daniel 11:43 [Tregelles]. Or, making this the third expedition, the sense is “not as the first or as the second” expeditions [Piscator]. Rather “not as the former, so shall be this latter” expedition [Grotius].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Daniel 11:21-45.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Daniel 11:29

Toward the south — Egypt, to fight against Ptolemy. But — This shall not be so prosperous as the two former expeditions, but shall fail both of his victory and booty.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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time:

Daniel 8:19 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].
Daniel 10:1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing [was] true, but the time appointed [was] long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision.
Isaiah 14:31 Howl, O gate; cry, O city; thou, whole Palestina, [art] dissolved: for there shall come from the north a smoke, and none [shall be] alone in his appointed times.
Acts 17:26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;
Galatians 4:2 But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father.

as the former:

Daniel 11:23 And after the league [made] with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.
Daniel 11:25 And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall be stirred up to battle with a very great and mighty army; but he shall not stand: for they shall forecast devices against him.
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