Matthew 24:15 Commentary - Abbott's Illustrated New TestamentVerse 15
The abomination of desolation; the abominable and desolating armies of the Roman empire. (Daniel 9:27.)--The holy place; the precincts of Jerusalem.
Matthew 24:16-21. These expressions are figurative, representing, by lively images, the terrible urgency of the danger.
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Abbott's Illustrated New Testament
The electronic edition of John S. C. Abbott and Jacob Abbott's The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Translated Out of the Original Greek, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised; with Explanatory Notes has been produced from a copy of the printed text published by O. A. Browning and Company (Toledo, OH, 1878). The title on the spine of the book is Abbott's Illustrated New Testament, and on the half-title page, The Pictorial New Testament; with Notes; by Jacob and John S. C. Abbott.