Revelation 10:3

And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roars: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Seven thunders uttered their voice, to signify the following approaching evils, which St. John is ordered not to write down, though they were shown to him; and if he was not to write them, even in such a mystical and prophetical manner as he wrote the other things, who can pretend to know any thing of them? (Witham)

Victorinus of Pettau

AD 303
The seven thunders uttering their voices signify the Holy Spirit of sevenfold power, who through the prophets announced all things to come, and by His voice John gave his testimony in the world; but because he says that he was about to write the things which the thunders had uttered, that is, whatever things had been obscure in the announcements of the Old Testament; he is forbidden to write them, but he was charged to leave them sealed, because he is an apostle, nor was it fitting that the grace of the subsequent stage should be given in the first. The time, says he, is at hand. For the apostles, by powers, by signs, by portents, and by mighty works, have overcome unbelief. After them there is now given to the same completed Churches the comfort of having the prophetic Scriptures subsequently interpreted, for I said that after the apostles there would be interpreting prophets. For the apostle says: And he placed in the Church indeed, first, apostles; secondly, prophets; thirdly, teac...

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

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