23 “He gave me this explanation: ‘The fourth beast is a fourth kingdom that will appear on earth. It will be different from all the other kingdoms and will devour the whole earth, trampling it down and crushing it.e 24 The ten hornsf are ten kings who will come from this kingdom. After them another king will arise, different from the earlier ones; he will subdue three kings. 25 He will speak against the Most Highg and oppress his holy peopleh and try to change the set timesi and the laws. The holy people will be delivered into his hands for a time, times and half a time.b j
26 “ ‘But the court will sit, and his power will be taken away and completely destroyedk forever.