Daniel 11:17

He shall also set his face to enter with the strength of his whole kingdom, and upright ones with him; thus shall he do: and he shall give him the daughter of women, to destroy it: but she shall not stand on his side, neither be for him.
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Aquinas Study Bible

AD 2017
All his kingdom: all the kingdom of Ptolemeus Epiphanes, son of Philopator. A daughter of women: That is, a most beautiful woman, viz., his daughter Cleopatra. To overthrow it: the kingdom of Epiphanes: but his policy shall not succeed; for Cleopatra shall take more to heart the interest of her husband, than that of her father. (Challoner)


AD 420
That is to say, the intention is to overthrow him, that is, Ptolemy, or else to overthrow it, that is, his kingdom. Antiochus not only wished to take possession of Syria, Cilicia, and (710) Lycia, and the other provinces which had belonged to Ptolemy's party, but also to extend his empire to Egypt. He therefore used the good offices of Eucles of Rhodes to betroth his daughter, Cleopatra, to young Ptolemy in the seventh year of his reign; and in his thirteenth year she was given to him in marriage, professedly endowed with all of Coele-syria and Judaea as her marriage-portion. By pleonasm she is called a daughter of women, just as the poet says: . . .Thus she spake with her mouth. . . .And with these ears did I drink in her voice.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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