Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.
For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, As I live forever,
And the agent whom I saw standing upon the sea and upon the earth raised his right hand to heaven,
And at the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me. And I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honored him who lives forever. For his dominion is an everlasting domini
As God lives, who has taken away my right, and the Almighty, who has vexed my soul.
And from the time that the continual [burnt-offering] shall be taken away, and the abomination that makes desolate is set up, there shall be a thousand and two hundred and ninety days.
And he shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the sanctified of the Most High. And he shall think to change the times and the law, and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and half a time.
And he said to me, To two thousand and three hundred evenings [and] mornings. Then the sanctuary shall be cleansed.
And the king of the north shall return, and shall set forth a multitude greater than the former, and he shall come on at the end of the times, [even of] years, with a great army and with much substance.
And leave out the court outside the temple, and do not measure it, because it has been given to the nations. And they will trample the holy city forty-two months.
And the woman fled into the wilderness where she has a place there prepared by God, so that they may nourish her there a thousand two hundred sixty days.
And a mouth was given to it speaking great things and blasphemy. And authority was given it to make war forty-two months.
Settle therefore in your hearts not to premeditate to make defense.
But in the days of the voice of the seventh agent, when he is going to sound, and the mystery of God is finished, as he declared the good-news to his bondmen the prophets.
And when they have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the abyss will make war with them, and he will overcome them and kill them.
And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power, and he shall destroy amazingly, and shall prosper and do [his pleasure]. And he shall destroy the mighty ones and the holy people.
For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God. LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
and to make thee high above all nations that he has made, in praise, and in name, and in honor, and that thou may be a holy people to LORD thy God, as he has spoken.
And they shall call them The holy people, The redeemed of LORD. And thou shall be called Sought out, A city not forsaken.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God, and LORD has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
Thy holy cities have become a wilderness. Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.
I beheld, and the same horn made war with the sanctified, and prevailed against them
and swore by him who lives into the ages of the ages, who created the heaven and the things in it, and the earth and the things in it, and the sea and the things in it, that time would be no more.