The Romans have been defeated in the nearest land (to the Arabian Peninsula), and they, after their defeat, will be victorious within bedd’ (three to nine) years
One example of the events foretold in theis the victory of the Romans over the Persians within three to nine years after the Romans were defeated by the Persians.
God has said in the
Let us see what 1 At that time, it was hard to imagine that the Romans would defeat the Persians, but the foretold that the Romans would be victorious within three to nine years. In 622, nine years after the Romans’ defeat, the two forces (Romans and Persians) met on Armenian soil, and the result was the decisive victory of the Romans over the Persians, for the first time after the Romans’ defeat in 613. 2 The prophecy was fulfilled as has said in the .tells us about these wars. A book entitled of the Byzantine State says that the Roman army was badly defeated at Antioch in 613, and as a result, the Persians swiftly pushed forward on all fronts.
There are also many other verses in theand sayings of the that mention future events which later came to pass.
- History of the Byzantine State, Ostrogorsky, p. 95. Back from footnote
- History of the Byzantine State, Ostrogorsky, pp. 100-101, and History of Persia, Sykes, vol. 1, pp. 483-484. Also see The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, Micropaedia vol. 4, p. 1036