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The four world empires are not only presented in the dream of the statue of Nebuchadnezzar the prophet Daniel also saw these successive world empires coming as four animals out of the sea of nations. The last one was a frightening monster trampling upon, crushing and devouring the whole earth (Da 7:23, 24). This horrible monster had ten horns (see article ) explained by Daniel as ten kings (rulers). In between the ten horns a little horn appeared as small and unpretentious but soon grew up and became the most powerful of all. This fourth animal symbolising the Roman empire in the past, present and future.

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Roman empire. The prophetic word as written in Daniel concerning the four world empires Babylonia, Medo and Persia, Greece and the Roman empire have all been ruling this world as history confirms (see also article ). The last prophecy about the Roman empire has not completely finished (restored Roman empire). That empire mentioned is also mentioned in Rev 13 and is symbolised by the . About the beast is written in Rev 17:8:

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In the from Nebuchadnezzar’s dream, Rome is the last empire and symbolised by the two iron legs ending with two feet which were of a mixture of iron and clay. Finally ending in the Roman empire which is the complete image of world powers ending with the ten toes which were of iron and clay. The two legs symbolise the division of the Roman empire into the East and West Roman empire. Indeed this division took place in 364 AC. In 395 AC. the division into two parts was final and the capital for the east part was Constantinople while the west part was Rome.

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