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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... 70 Years they ser . xxv . 1 , should be restor ' d to their own Land again : I do
not seek any & xxix . 10 . other than a literal sense of the word Tears , because all
the other words , as Babylon , and Judah , and Captivity , and the rest , are taken
tis evident , by this view of the particulars , that if we suppose days in the Visions
of Daniel taken for bare days alone , not one of his Numbers will agree to the
Histories to which they must belong . And since it will appear , in due place , that
of the Trumpets ; and the seventh Day had a sevenfold Task , and Fericho was to
be seven times encompass ' d with the Sound of the Trumpets before it could be
taken , or its Walls fall down ; In the parallel Prophecy accordingly , the first fix ...
... the general occasion of almost all the Errors of Expositors one way or other : I
mean , That the Order of all the Visions is to be wholly taken from intrinfick
Chara& ers in the Book it felf , and not at all to be conform ' d to any . particular
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But besides , if there had been but three Prefelii Preterio , This Partition of the
Roman Empire is so obscure , and so little remarkable in History ; it lasted so little
a . while ; it was so little taken notice of in the Times to which these Trumpets ...
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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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