John Gee, over at his excellent and always provocative blog Forn Spǫll Fira, gives some insight into the Savior’s use of Daniel’s phrase, “desolation of abomination” based on its historical use within Maccabees, specifically that
This description from Maccabees supplies an understanding of what Jesus was predicting for the future of Christianity before his death.
Go read it. It’s his work; I’m not going to copy it wholesale here. ..bruce..