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και εδόθη αυτώ στόμα λαλούν μεγάλα και βλασφημίας, και εδόθη αυτώ εξουσία ποιήσαι μήνας τεσσαράκοντα δύο,
* Αnd there tras given unto him α τηouth speaking great things and bία", phemies, and power uas given unto him * to continue fortu and tuo months.
* Οr, to make upar.
a I considered the horns, and, bekold, there came up among them another little horn, before whoπι there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this Horn toere eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things, Dan. vii. 8. Ιbeheld i5, Βecause of the τoice of the great words which the horn spake : Ιbeheld even till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed, andgiven to the burning flame, 11. Αnd the king shall do according to his will, and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himselfabove every god, and shail speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done. Νeither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all, xi. 36, 37. Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped , so that he, as God, sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God, 2 Τhess. ii. 4.
Τhe grass withereth, the flower fadeth : but the word of our God shall stand for ever, Isa. xl. 8. Βut Israel shall be saved in the Lo R D with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end, xlv. 17. Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath ; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished, li. 6. For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation, 8. Αnd to make all men see, what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ : Τo the intent that πowunto theprincipalities andpowers in heavenly places might be known, by the church, the manifold wisdom of God. Αccording to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord, Εph. iii. 9-11. Νow our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and goodhope through grace, 2 Τhess. ii. 16. Νow the God ofpeace, that brought again from the aead our Lord Jesus, thatgreatShepherd of the sheep, through the blood ofthe everlasting covenant, Ηeb. xiii. 20. "See on Μatt. xxviii. ver. 19. clause 1.
denly fallen and destroyed : howl for her ; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed. We would have healed Βabylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country : for her judgment reacheth unto heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies, Jer, li. 8, 9. " With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabiters of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication, chap. xvii. 2. Αnd the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet-colour, and decked with gold and
precious stones and pearls, having a
golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication, 4. of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth Ιnave committed fornication with her,
For all nations have drunk
• Αnd the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Βabylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath, chap. xvi. 19. Ηis eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the Αlmighty, Job xxi. 20. Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup, Ρsal. xi. 6. Ρor in the hand of the Loπ D there is a cup, and the wineis red, it is full of mixture ; and he poureth out ofthe same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked ofthe earthshall wring them out, and drink them, Izzτ. 8.
"See on Μatt.iii. ver. 12. clause 5.