The king then inquired of the wise men who were discerners of the times – for it was the royal custom to confer with all those who were proficient in laws and legalities. 1
For the king of the north will again muster an army, one larger than before. At the end of some years he will advance with a huge army and enormous supplies.
So know and understand: From the issuing of the command 1 to restore and rebuild Jerusalem 2 until an anointed one, a prince arrives, 3 there will be a period of seven weeks 4 and sixty-two weeks. It will again be built, 5 with plaza and moat, but in distressful times.