New Living Translation
and had revealed to him that he would not die until he had seen the Lord's Messiah.
King James Bible
And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
Darby Bible Translation
And it was divinely communicated to him by the Holy Spirit, that he should not see death before he should see the Lord's Christ.
World English Bible
It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he should not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
Young's Literal Translation
and it hath been divinely told him by the Holy Spirit -- not to see death before he may see the Christ of the Lord.
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"A light to lighten the Gentiles." --LUKE ii. 25-40. That was the wonder of wonders. Hitherto the light had been supposed to be for Israel alone; and now a heavenly splendour was to fall upon the Gentiles. Hitherto the light had been thought of as a lamp, illuming a single place; now it was to be a sun, shedding its glory upon a world. The "people that sat in darkness" are now to see "a great light." New regions are to be occupied; there is to be daybreak everywhere! "The Sun of Righteousness …
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The Wilderness: Temptation. Matthew 4:1-11. Mark 1:12, 13. Luke 4:1-13.
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When it was time to leave, they returned to their own country by another route, for God had warned them in a dream not to return to Herod.
"Sovereign Lord, now let your servant die in peace, as you have promised.
I tell you the truth, anyone who obeys my teaching will never die!"
It was by faith that Enoch was taken up to heaven without dying--"he disappeared, because God took him." For before he was taken up, he was known as a person who pleased God.
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