The historical-grammatical method of interpreting Bible prophecy is a method used by conservative Christians to interpret the prophetic passages of the Bible. This method emphasizes the historical and grammatical context in which the prophecy was written, as well as the literary genre of the prophecy, in order to understand the author's intended meaning.
How to Interpret Bible Prophecy
Most understand the word “prophecy” always to be another word for prediction. The Hebrew, navi and the Greek prophētēs (prophet) carry the meaning of one who is a proclaimer of God’s message and need not necessarily be foretelling of the future.