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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Yet it so little agreeing with the Original and Authentick Accounts above - mention
' d , and being very probably only a ... are fix years and above a quarter , and
cannot therefore by any means agree with the Space before - mention ' d . And in
And since it will appear , in due place , that they every one agree with the
Histories whereto they properly appertain , if they be taken in the Prophetick Stile
for years , it cannot be difficult sure to determin in which of those fences the same
The general Description of the Fourth Kingdom can agree to no other , but the
Roman Empire . It is evident by all the Defcriptions of the Fourth Kingdom above ,
that it was to be more considerable , ftroog , powerful , and victorious , than any of
And how well this Character agrees with the Roman Empire , and the various
Forms of its Government , I need not say . But then ... Not one of the
Distinguishing Characters of the Fourth Kingdom does intirely agree with that of
the Seleucide .
And as in general this Situation of the several parts of the Scene or Theater , in
the Revelation , agrees exactly with that in the ... The Elders not only agree in
Number with the Heads of the Courses of the Priests , 24 in both cases ; but they
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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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