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For , as the language , symbols , and predictions , thus interpreted by the
assistance of Scripture , were to be applied afterwards to historical facts , a
preliminary question seemed to occur ; -to what kind of history are they to be
... that unless the language and symbols of the Apocalypse should in particular
passages direct , or evidently require , another mode of application , the
predictions were to be applied to events occurring in the progressive kingdom of
The object of Irenĉus is to dissuade his readers from a difficult and
presumptuous attempt to settle who is Antichrist , by applying , in the manner he
had shewn , the Greek figures 666. And his argument is to this effect : “ The
mystery was not ...
But if this holds good , as applied to the Scriptures in general , it is peculiarly
applicable to a book of mysterious prophecy , and of so late publication as the
Apocalypse . And we cannot conclude even if it should appear that Ignatius has
This answer to Michaelis may be applied , and I trust effectually , in case it shall
be concluded that Ignatius “ has passed over the Apocalypse in silence . ” But
there are some passages in his Epistles , which may perhaps be admitted to
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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