about your people and your holy city—
to bring the rebellion to an end,
to put a stop to sin,
to wipe away iniquity,
to bring in everlasting righteousness, m
to seal up vision and prophecy,
and to anoint the most holy place.
From the issuing of the decree
to restore and rebuild Jerusalem n
will be seven weeks and 62 weeks. q
It will be rebuilt with a plaza and a moat,
but in difficult times.
26 After those 62 weeks r
the Messiah will be cut off s
and will have nothing.
The people of the coming prince
will destroy the city t and the sanctuary.
and until the end there will be w war;
desolations are decreed.
27 He will make a firm covenant x
with many for one week, y
but in the middle of the week
he will put a stop to sacrifice and offering.
And the abomination of desolation z
until the decreed destruction d
is poured out on the desolator.”
9:24 = 490 years
9:25 Or until an anointed one, a prince
9:25 = 49 years and 434 years
9:26 = 434 years
9:26 * Its, or His
9:26 Or end of a
9:27 Or will enforce a covenant
9:27 = 7 years
9:27 Or And the desolator will be on the wing of abominations, or And the desolator will come on the wings of monsters (or of horror); Hb obscure