10 Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you,

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17 for assuredly, I say to you (A)that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.

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24 for I tell you (A)that many prophets and kings have desired to see what you see, and have not seen it, and to hear what you hear, and have not heard it.

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25 Then He said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken! 26 (A)Ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter into His (B)glory?” 27 And beginning at (C)Moses and (D)all the Prophets, He [a]expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.

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  1. Luke 24:27 explained

The Heavenly Hope

13 These all died in faith, (A)not having received the (B)promises, but (C)having seen them afar off [a]were assured of them, embraced them and (D)confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.

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  1. Hebrews 11:13 NU, M omit were assured of them

43 (A)To Him all the prophets witness that, through His name, (B)whoever believes in Him will receive (C)remission[a] of sins.”

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  1. Acts 10:43 forgiveness

52 (A)Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold the coming of (B)the Just One, of whom you now have become the betrayers and murderers,

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39 (A)You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and (B)these are they which testify of Me.

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24 The Son of Man indeed goes just (A)as it is written of Him, but (B)woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! (C)It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.”

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12 Then speak to him, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, saying:

“Behold, (A)the Man whose name is the (B)BRANCH!
From His place He shall [a]branch out,
(C)And He shall build the temple of the Lord;

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  1. Zechariah 6:12 Lit. sprout up

(A)Then I set my face toward the Lord God to make request by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

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44 And in the days of these kings (A)the God of heaven will set up a kingdom (B)which shall never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people; (C)it shall [a]break in pieces and [b]consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever.

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  1. Daniel 2:44 Or crush
  2. Daniel 2:44 Lit. put an end to

(A)If you seek her as silver,
And search for her as for hidden treasures;

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10 (A)The [a]scepter shall not depart from Judah,
Nor (B)a lawgiver from between his feet,
(C)Until Shiloh comes;
(D)And to Him shall be the obedience of the people.

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  1. Genesis 49:10 A symbol of kingship

19 [a]And so we have the prophetic word confirmed, which you do well to heed as a (A)light that shines in a dark place, (B)until (C)the day dawns and the morning star rises in your (D)hearts; 20 knowing this first, that (E)no prophecy of Scripture is of any private [b]interpretation, 21 for (F)prophecy never came by the will of man, (G)but [c]holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.

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  1. 2 Peter 1:19 Or We also have the more sure prophetic word
  2. 2 Peter 1:20 Or origin
  3. 2 Peter 1:21 NU men spoke from God

11 searching what, or what manner of time, (A)the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.

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40 God having provided something better for us, that they should not be (A)made perfect apart from us.

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23 So when they had appointed him a day, many came to him at his lodging, (A)to whom he explained and solemnly testified of the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus (B)from both the Law of Moses and the Prophets, from morning till evening.

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11 These were more [a]fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and (A)searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so.

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  1. Acts 17:11 Lit. noble

27 For those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, (A)because they did not know Him, nor even the voices of the Prophets which are read every Sabbath, have fulfilled them in condemning Him. 28 (B)And though they found no cause for death in Him, they asked Pilate that He should be put to death. 29 (C)Now when they had fulfilled all that was written concerning Him, (D)they took Him down from the tree and laid Him in a tomb.

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