WHO WAS THE FIFTH WORLD POWER?

1001061229_E_sub_lgWho have Jehovah’s Witnesses historically taught was the fifth world power in bible prophecies?

GREECE – The Watchtower 11/1/1952 p. 657 par. 13 – A Better Basis for Belief

upon his death in 323 B.C. the fifth world power of Greece was divided into four parts

SYRIA – The Watchtower 12/1/1959 p. 731 par. 58 Part 27 – “Your Will Be Done on Earth”

Jehovah’s angel included the important mention of this in the vision to Daniel, so as to aid us also in determining when the prophetic “king of the north” changed from Syrian kings of the fifth world power to Roman rulers of the sixth world power.

GREECE – The Watchtower 11/1/1965 pp. 661-662 – It Makes a Difference What God You Worship

In overpowering and replacing the Grecian or Fifth World Power, the Romans unavoidably came into conflict with the Parthians

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