The Revelation Of S. John The Divine by William Henry SimcoxThe Revelation Of S. John The Divine by William Henry Simcox

The Revelation Of S. John The Divine

byWilliam Henry Simcox

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... from the throne, saying, It is done. And there were voices, is and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great. And the great city 19 was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath. And every island fled away, and the mountains were » not found. And there fell upon men a great hail out of 21 heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men // is done] More literally, it is come to pass: but the same word is used in St Luke xiv. 22, where of course the A. V. is right. God's great Judgement has not come to pass yet, but everything has been done to prepare for it. "One who had fired a train would say 'It is done,' though the explosion had not yet taken place," and, we may add, might use the same words again when it had, as in xxi. 6. 18. voices, and thunders, and lightnings] viii. 5, xi. 19. Here the best reading is lightnings and voices and thunders. earthquake] vi. 12, xi. 13: but this earthquake seems distinguished from those as surpassing them greatly in degree:--unless the second of those be the local aspect of this. such as was not, &c] Cf. Dan. xii. r; St Matt. xxiv. 21. 19. the great city] Probably Jerusalem, as in chap. xi. 8. It seems pointless to suppose Babylon to be mentioned twice over: while on the other view there is a climax. Jerusalem is (or is to be) converted--she is the City of God again, yet even she is sorely shaken (cf. t St Peter iv. 17): other cities are wholly overthrown: while the City of God's Enemy is to receive something more than overthrow. was divided into] There is probably a reminisc...
Title:The Revelation Of S. John The DivineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217609090

ISBN - 13:9780217609098