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If the same divine spirit , which dictated the preceding prophecies , were also the
inspirer of the Apocalyptic Visions , a mutual relation must subsist between them ;
and the light derived from the one must contribute most beneficially to the ...
unto death ; John himself , the writer , was in banishment , “ for the word of God ,
and the testimony of Jesus , in the Isle of Patmos , " when he saw the visions * .
But no traces of such persecution can be discovered in the times of Claudius .
For , under the fourth opinion , we must produce the words of Irenĉus , which
have been understood , by all the ancients , and by all the modern critics , until
these days , to assert plainly and unequivocally , that the visions of the
Irenĉus was born , according to his own account , ( as his words have generally
been understood , ) in the age immediately succeeding that , in which the visions
of the Apocalypse were seen t . He was a Greek by birth , as his name and ...
according to their obvious and received meaning - “ that the visions of the
Apocalypse were seen in the times of Domitian * . But since a novel interpretation
of these words has been attempted , in order to press them into the service of a ...
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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