Daniel 8:10
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New International Version
It grew until it reached the host of the heavens, and it threw some of the starry host down to the earth and trampled on them.

King James Bible
And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.

Darby Bible Translation
And it became great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down [some] of the host and of the stars to the ground, and trampled upon them.

World English Bible
It grew great, even to the army of the sky; and some of the army and of the stars it cast down to the ground, and trampled on them.

Young's Literal Translation
yea, it exerteth unto the host of the heavens, and causeth to fall to the earth of the host, and of the stars, and trampleth them down.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The host of heaven - The Jewish hierarchy. The stars, the priests and Levites. The powers or host of heaven are probably intended by our Lord, Matthew 24:29, to signify the whole Jewish hierarchy.

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to the host. or, against the host.

Daniel 8:24,25 And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practice...

Daniel 11:28,30,33-36 Then shall he return into his land with great riches; and his heart shall be against the holy covenant; and he shall do exploits...

Isaiah 14:13 For you have said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God...

Revelation 12:4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth...

and stamped.

Daniel 8:7 And I saw him come close to the ram, and he was moved with choler against him, and smote the ram, and broke his two horns...

Daniel 7:7 After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly...

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Abram's Horror of Great Darkness.
"And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him." If we consider the sketch, given us in scripture, of the life of this patriarch, we shall find that few have had equal manifestations of the divine favor. But the light did not at all times shine on him. He had his dark hours while dwelling in this strange land. Here we find an horror of great darkness to have fallen upon him. The language used to describe his state, on this occasion,
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

The Great Controversy
Page 52. Image worship.--"The worship of images . . . was one of those corruptions of Christianity which crept into the church stealthily and almost without notice or observation. This corruption did not, like other heresies, develop itself at once, for in that case it would have met with decided censure and rebuke: but, making its commencement under a fair disguise, so gradually was one practice after another introduced in connection with it, that the church had become deeply steeped in practical
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Revelation 12:4
Its tail swept a third of the stars out of the sky and flung them to the earth. The dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth, so that it might devour her child the moment he was born.

Isaiah 14:13
You said in your heart, "I will ascend to the heavens; I will raise my throne above the stars of God; I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly, on the utmost heights of Mount Zaphon.

Jeremiah 48:26
"Make her drunk, for she has defied the LORD. Let Moab wallow in her vomit; let her be an object of ridicule.

Daniel 7:7
"After that, in my vision at night I looked, and there before me was a fourth beast--terrifying and frightening and very powerful. It had large iron teeth; it crushed and devoured its victims and trampled underfoot whatever was left. It was different from all the former beasts, and it had ten horns.

Daniel 8:7
I saw it attack the ram furiously, striking the ram and shattering its two horns. The ram was powerless to stand against it; the goat knocked it to the ground and trampled on it, and none could rescue the ram from its power.

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