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Abomination of Desolation
(Matt. 24:15; Mark 13:14; compare 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.