An Essay on the Revelation of Saint John: So Far as Concerns the Past and Present Times : to which are Added Two Dissertations, the One Upon Mark II. 25, 26. The Other Upon Matthew XXIV. and the Parallel Chapters : with a Collection of Scripture-prophecies Relating to the Times After the Coming of the Messiah
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Some would have the fourth Kingdom to be the Rule of Alexander ' s Success
fors : But they should have remembred that the Golden Head was the Babylo .
nians , and the Second Kingdom was the Persians , the Third then must be the ...
The Learned Dr . Henry Moor , and Monsieur Furieu generally follow Mr . Mede ,
and so are certainly some of our best Commentators on this Book . But where Mr .
Mede had fail ' d , they generally fail also : and where they advance some new ...
Some call ' d him Sciro , and others , Phalaris ; and other such like Naines of
Monsters for Cruelty , were not thought unsuitable to him . The Senate did so
dread his Power and Barbarity , that they pray ' d both in publick and private ,
when he ...
And altho ' I take this account of Mr . Mede ' s to be sufficient . ly attefted by History
, and to be the proper meaning of the four Angels bound in the great River
Euphrates in this place , yet I will not here wholly omit some Circumstances in the
If therefore we have any reafon to hope that we have had some Success in the
unfolding the hide den Mysteries of that more close and concealed System of
Vifions , we have less reason to fear a Disappointment in our Attempt to explain
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Whiston is a Historical interpreter and does a remarkable job of outlining the design and order of the book; seeing the 7 trumpets as part of the 7th seal and makes a clear case for the 7 Vials being a main part of the 7th trumpet. I think the following statementy is remarkable because of the time of his writing when these things have not been fulfilled and are yet in his future.
"""The Six first Seals, andthestx first Trumpets of the seventh Seal are all Over before the End of the 1260 years of Antichrist's Reign: and the seventh Trumpet or seven Vials contained in it follow immediately after that time;."
He has other good insights however he makes a very confusing preasentation by jumping ahead and then back to Daniel. His arguments are often difficult to follwo. and he doews make a few interpretive minstakes. He is not alonhe in saying the 2nd beast of 13 isw the same as the false prophet of 19. see the proper explan\ation the exposion of Rev found at www.moellerhaus.com.
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