* he shall speak.
In assuming infallibility, professing to forgive sins, and to
open and shut heaven, thundering out bulls and anathemas,
excommunicating princes, absolving subjects from their
allegiance, and exacting obedience to his decrees in open
violation of reason and Scripture.
8,20 8:24,25 11:28,30,31,36,37 Isa 37:23 2Th 2:4 Re 13:5,6,11
* shall wear out.
By wars, crusades, massacres, etc.
Re 6:9,10 11:7-10 13:7-10 14:12 16:6 17:6 18:24
* and think.
Appointing feasts and fasts, canonizing saints, etc.
2:21 11:31,36-38 12:11 2Th 2:4 1Ti 4:1-3 Re 13:15-17
* a time.
That is, three years and a half, or, reckoning thirty days to
a month, 1,260; days, equal to the same number of years in
prophetic language; which, dated from the decree of Phocas
constituting him the supreme head of the church, A.D. 606,
terminated in 1866.
4:25,32 12:7,11,12 Re 11:2,3 12:6,14 13:5,7