Xiii.); in other utterances its consummation is connected with Christ's own return, His Parousia (Matt.
2 Peter describes the place of their detention as Tartarus, and teaches that Christ's Parousia is to bring the whole present system of things to its conclusion, and the world itself to an end (iii.
8) as well as the Parousia (1 John ii.
History has offered the authoritative commentary on the prophecy of the Parousia of Christ.
Io); yet for Jews it might continue for the time (pending the Parousia) to be seemly and expedient, especially for the sake of non-believing Judaism.