Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
And all the nations will be servants to him and to his son and to his son's son, till the time comes for his land to be overcome: and then a number of nations and great kings will take it for their use.
And he said, See, I will make clear to you what is to come in the later time of the wrath: for it has to do with the fixed time of the end.
Seventy weeks have been fixed for your people and your holy town, to let wrongdoing be complete and sin come to its full limit, and for the clearing away of evil-doing and the coming in of eternal righteousness: so that the vision and the word of the prophet may be stamped as true, and to put the holy oil on a most holy place.
In the third year of Cyrus, king of Persia, a secret was unfolded to Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, even a hard work: and he had knowledge of it, and the vision was clear to him.
And as for these two kings, their hearts will be fixed on doing evil and they will say false words at one table; but it will come to nothing: for the end will be at the time fixed.
And he said to them, It is not for you to have knowledge of the time and the order of events which the Father has kept in his control.
And he has made of one blood all the nations of men living on all the face of the earth, ordering their times and the limits of their lands,
But is under keepers and managers till the time fixed by the father.
2 Thessalonians 2:6
And now it is clear to you what is keeping back his revelation till the time comes for him to be seen.
And at the end of four hundred and thirty years, to the very day, all the armies of the Lord went out of the land of Egypt.
And it will come about, after seventy years are ended, that I will send punishment on the king of Babylon, and on that nation, says the Lord, for their evil-doing, and on the land of the Chaldaeans; and I will make it a waste for ever.
For, having done what was right in God's eyes, you have need of waiting before his word has effect for you.
It will surely
And will not God do right in the cause of his saints, whose cries come day and night to his ears, though he is long in doing it?
2 Peter 2:3
And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.
The Lord, the God of Israel, has said, Put down in a book all the words which I have said to you.
And Jeremiah put in a book all the evil which was to come on Babylon.
And so, when he had been waiting calmly for a long time, God's word to him was put into effect.
In a very little time he who is coming will come; he will not be slow.