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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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Eruvin: Or, Miscellaneous Essays on Subjects Connected with Nature, History ...

Samuel Roffey Maitland - Christianity - 1831 - 293 pages
...is most openly and absurdly untrue — to say that the prophecies " were not given to enable " men to foreknow things, but that after they " were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by " the event." Let us try the truth of this statement by one or two prophecies, fulfilled and unfulfilled. Was the...
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The Truth of Revelation, Demonstrated by an Appeal to Existing Monuments ...

John Murray - Archaeology - 1831 - 276 pages
...Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities, by enabling them to foreknow things ; but, u 2 231 that, after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event." The Jews are at this moment a living monument, and miracle in attestation of the truth of Revelation....
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An Introduction to the Study of the Bible: Being the First Volume of the ...

George Pretyman - Bible - 1832 - 392 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 that of the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world." — " To...
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Principles of Biblical [or rather New Testament] interpretation ..., Volume 1

Johann August Ernesti - 1832
...Apocalyptic Prophecies,) 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." Newton on Apocalypse,...
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Principles of Biblical Interpretation, Volume 1

Johann August Ernesti - Bible - 1832
...Apocalyptic Prophecies,) 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." Newton on Apocalypse,...
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The Morning Watch: Or, Quarterly Journal on Prophecy, and ..., Volume 5

1832
...Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities 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 skill of] the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the...
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Lives of eminent persons; consisting of Galileo, Kepler

Lives - 1833
...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 manifested thereby to the world. Now," says Newton,...
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Lives of Eminent Persons: Consisting of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Mahomet ...

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1833 - 571 pages
...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 manifested thereby to the world. Now," says Newton,...
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Lives of Eminent Persons

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1833 - 571 pages
...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 manifested thereby to the world. Now," says New--...
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A Memoir of Miss Mary Jane Graham: Late of Stoke Fleming, Devon

Mary Jane Graham, Charles Bridges - Christian women - 1834 - 344 pages
...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, not the wisdom and skill of the interpreters, be thus manifested thereby to the...
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