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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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Papers on Literary and Philosophical Subjects: Including a Selection from ...

Patrick Campbell Macdougall - Philosophy - 1852 - 342 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 to the world;" — this being the case,...
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A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Illustrative of the Old and New ...

John Farrar - Bible - 1852 - 656 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 prescience, not that of the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world.'' The principal...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 31

1852
...prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosity hy enabling them to foreknow thmgs, 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 Mine Explored: Or, Help to the Reading of the Bible

Benjamin Elliott Nicholls - Bible - 1853 - 374 pages
...prophets. 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 his own providence, not the interpreter's, be then manifested thereby to the world." The following...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton, Volume 2

David Brewster - 1855
...the prophecies of the Old and New Testament 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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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 47

Baptists - 1855
...prophecies of " the Old and New Testament 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...
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The Evidences Against Christianity, Volume 2

John Shertzer Hittell - Free thought - 1857
...these [Revelatums] and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to satisfy men's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things, but, that after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event; and His prescience, not that of the interpreter, be then manifested thereby to the world." Sir Isaac thus...
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The Monthly observer, and New Church record, Volumes 1-5

1857
...prophecies of the Old Testament not to gratify men's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things, but after they were fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and His own providence, and not the interpreter, be then manifested to the world." In addition to these...
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A Church dictionary

Walter Farquhar Hook - 1859
...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. — There is already...
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The Apocalypse Fulfilled: In the Consummation of the Mosaic Economy and the ...

Philip Charles Soulbien Desprez - Bible - 1861 - 511 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, and not the interpreters, be then manifested thereby to the world." (Sir Isaac...
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