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" He gave this and the Prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own Providence, not the Interpreters, be then... "
Twelve Sermons Introductory to the Study of the Prophecies - Page 68
by Richard Hurd - 1773
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The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1

Theology - 1825
...Old Testament, was not to gratify men's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things, but to the end that, after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and his own Providence be manifested to the world. Mr. Fleming, who was a very modest and learned dissenting...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 25

1826
...expositors; that the prophecies of the Bible were given ' not to gratify men's curi' unities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that, after * they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event.' It must ever be perilous to their reputation, as well as fatal to their systems, to exceed this limit...
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An introduction to the Old Testament, tr. with additional references and ...

Johann Jahn - 1827
...Serm. I. pp. 16. ss.] [A) " God gave the prophecies, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling «hem to foreknow things, but that after they were fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and His own providence, not the interpreter's, be then manifested thereby to the world. For the event of...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 27

1827
...are prophecies bearing internal evidence that they were not given to enable men to foreknow future things, but that, after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event. The inquiry will naturally follow : Do the unfulfilled prophecies oi Daniel and St. John appear to...
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Sermons, chiefly doctrinal, with notes

George D'Oyly - Sermons, English - 1827 - 488 pages
...Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity by enabling them to. foreknow things, but to the end that, after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and his own providence, not the wisdom or the skill of the interpreter, be then manifested thereby to the...
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Annotations on the Apocalypse: Intended as a Sequel to Those of Mr. Elsley ...

John Chappel Woodhouse - Bible - 1828 - 430 pages
...God gave these, and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things ; but that after they were...fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own providence, not the interpreter's, be then manifested thereby to the world."1 Having thus informed...
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The Religious Magazine, Or Spirit of the Foreign Theological ..., Volume 2

Religion - 1828
...the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things, but to the end that, after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and his own providence, not the wisdom or the skill of the interpreter, be then manifested thereby to the...
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A New Analysis of Chronology and Geography, History and Prophecy ...

William Hales - Bible - 1830
...prophecies of the OUl Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities, by enabling them ta-fore• know things, but that after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and His own Providence, not the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world. For the events of...
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The Life of Sir Isaac Newton

David Brewster - Physicists - 1831 - 323 pages
...the prophecies of the Old and New Testaments, not as given to gratify men's curiosities, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and afford convincing arguments that the world is governed by Providence. He considers that there is so...
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Investigator and Expositor of Prophecy, Volume 1

1832
...otherwise. He gave this and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things; but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and the pro vidence of God, not the interpreter's, be manifested thereby to the world. For the event of...
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