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“(Matt. 24:15; Mark 13:14; comp. 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 Dan. 9:27. (See ABOMINATION.)

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