Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad.”
All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
1 Peter 1:10
As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries,
days are coming,’ declares the Lord, ‘when I will fulfill the good word which I have spoken concerning the house of Israel and the house of Judah.
But blessed are your eyes, because they see; and your ears, because they hear.
And all these, having
gained approval through their faith, did not receive what was promised,