that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
Now to him that is able to confirm you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was concealed from times eternal
but we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God predestined before the ages unto our glory,
Then shall the King say unto those on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am, that they may behold my clarity, which thou hast given me, for thou hast loved me from before the foundation of the world.
and to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the ages has been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ.
Behold, the former things are come to pass, and I declare new things: before they spring forth I tell you of them.
Because the Lord GOD will do nothing unless he reveals his secret to his slaves the prophets.
And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which says, By hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive;
All this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,
which in other generations was not made known unto the sons of men as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit,
of which I am made a minister by the dispensation of God which is given to me in you, to fulfil the word of God,
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the ages,
for the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the times of the ages
God, having spoken many times and in many ways in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,
searching when and in what point of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, which announced beforehand the afflictions that were to come upon the Christ, and the glory that should follow them.
already ordained from before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for love of you,
And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship it, whose names are not written in the book of the life of the Lamb that was slain from the foundation of the world.
The beast that thou sawest was, and is not, and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and shall go into perdition; and those that dwell on the earth shall wonder (whose names are not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world) when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.