The nations of Europe would mix together, both economically and through intermarriage.
However the Bible predicted they would never become fully united.
There would always be separate nations and they would never become a single entity in the same way that the United States, for instance, is a single nation.
This aspect of the prophecy has thwarted dictators and military aspirants for hundreds of years.
Charlemagne, Napoleon, Kaiser Wilhelm and Hitler have all attempted to unite Europe but failed.
Even the European Union (EU) is doing its best to unite Europe.
However, according to Bible prophecy, deep divisions will remain
Some have likened modern Europe to a giant sporting team – individuals coming together in a common cause, but always retaining their individuality.