Daniel 2:8

The king answered and said, I know of certainty that you would gain the time, because you see the thing is gone from me.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Gain. Literally, "redeem "(Haydock) St. Paul uses a similar expression, exhorting us to save our souls even at the expense of our temporal interest. (Calmet) The diviners wished to give the king's fury time to abate, (Haydock) and to save their lives; (Calmet) or delay punishment, at least, as much as possible. (Haydock)

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

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