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The Idea in Brief The Jewish (and pre-Christian) understanding of the abomination of desolation was the desecration of the Jewish temple reconstructed by Zerubbabel. The abomination of desolation (or, with more literalness: the abomination of what precipitates the vacating [of holiness]) had the primary Jewish understanding through Antiochus IV Epiphanes, ...


Here's an idea that came to me a while ago and perhaps could help: Some translations of Leviticus 20:13 qualify that act as "abomination." So, there's one of the words involved (at least according to some translations). As for that which "causes desolation:" Perhaps it is also connected to the lifestyle based on those acts (this last part is my personal ...

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