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Daniel 8:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the rough he-goat is the king of Greece: and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the rough goat [is] the king of Grecia: and the great horn that [is] between his eyes [is] the first king.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The shaggy goat [represents] the kingdom of Greece, and the large horn that is between his eyes is the first king.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the rough goat [is] the king of Grecia: and the great horn that [is] between his eyes [is] the first king.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the rough goat is the king of Greece; and the great horn that was between his eyes is the first king.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and, the he-goat, is the king of Greece,—and, the great horn which was between his eyes, the same, is the first king.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the young he-goat, the hairy one, [is] the king of Javan; and the great horn that [is] between its eyes is the first king;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the he goat, is the king of the Greeks, and the great horn that was between his eyes, the same is the first king.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the rough goat [is] the king of Grecia, and the great horne that [is] betweene his eyes, is the first king.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The he-goat is the King of the Greeks: and the great horn which was between his eyes, he is the first king.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the rough goat [is] the king of Yawan: and the great horn that [is] between his eyes [is] the first king.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the rough 8163
{8163} Prime
שָׂעִיר
sa`iyr
{saw-eer'}
From H8175; shaggy; as noun, a he goat; by analogy a faun.
goat 6842
{6842} Prime
צָפִיר
tsaphiyr
{tsaw-feer'}
From H6852; a male goat (as prancing).
[is] the king 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
of Ywn יָוָן: 3120
{3120} Prime
יָוָן
Yavan
{yaw-vawn'}
Probably from the same as H3196; effervescing (that is, hot and active); Javan, the name of a son of Joktan, and of the race (Ionians, that is, Greeks) descended from him, with their territory; also of a place in Arabia.
and the great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
horn 7161
{7161} Prime
קֶרֶן
qeren
{keh'-ren}
From H7160; a horn (as projecting); by implication a flask, cornet; by resemblance an elephant's tooth (that is, ivory), a corner (of the altar), a peak (of a mountain), a ray (of light); figuratively power.
that x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
[is] between x996
(0996) Complement
בַּיִן
beyn
{bane}
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either... or.
his eyes 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
[is] the first 7223
{7223} Prime
רִאשׁוֹן
ri'shown
{ree-shone'}
From H7221; first, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun).
king. 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Daniel 8:21

_ _ the first king — Philip was king of Macedon before Alexander, but the latter was the first who, as a generalissimo of Greece, subdued the Persian empire.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Daniel 8:15-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the rough:

Daniel 8:5-7 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. ... 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.
Daniel 10:20 Then said he, Knowest thou wherefore I come unto thee? and now will I return to fight with the prince of Persia: and when I am gone forth, lo, the prince of Grecia shall come.

the great:

Daniel 8:8 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.
Daniel 11:3 And a mighty king shall stand up, that shall rule with great dominion, and do according to his will.
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