Amos 5:18

Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
The day. Some imprudently laughed at the prophets, Isaias v. 19., and Jeremias xvii. 15. Others wished for the coming of the Lord, not reflecting that he would punish their guilt. (Calmet) Thus many, through impatience, desire to die. We must rather repent, and leave our lives at God's disposal. (St. Jerome)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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