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 long'd to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.
These all died in faith, without receiving what was promised, having only a distant view of what they eagerly expected, professing to live as strangers and pilgrims in the land.
1 Peter 1:10
'Twas this salvation, that employ'd the most profound enquiries of those, who predicted the dispensation that was to be in your behalf:
but happy are you that your eyes have sight; and that your ears have their hearing.
Tho' these were all celebrated for their faith, they did not receive the reward that was promised: