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Desolation, Abomination of

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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(Matthew 24:15; Mark 13:14; Compare Luke 21:20 ), is interpreted of the eagles, the standards of the Roman army, which were an abomination to the Jews. These standards, rising over the site of the temple, were a sign that the holy place had fallen under the idolatrous Romans. The references are to Daniel 9:27 . (See ABOMINATION .)

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Desolation, Abomination of'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​d/desolation-abomination-of.html. 1897.
 
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