“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only. For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.
For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and swept them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. Then two men will be in the field; one will be taken and one left. Two women will be grinding at the mill; one will be taken and one left.
Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming. But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into. Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” - Matt 24
The legislature of Connecticut was then in session at Hartford. A very general opinion prevailed, that the day of judgment was at hand. The house of Representatives, being unable to transact their business, adjourned.
A proposal to adjourn the Council was under consideration. When the opinion of Colonel Davenport was asked, he answered,
"I am against an adjournment. The day of judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause of an adjournment: if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that candles may be brought."
The relevance of this to my post escapes me. Either Mr. Camping believed his own predictions, in which case he was simply in error, or he’s a crook, in which case he has a whole life to repent, not just this one wrong guess.
Those who believe that we can tell when the return of Christ is coming explain away the verses you’ve posted, just as some (for example) explain away the clear statements in the Gospel and in Acts that Christians are not bound by the Jewish dietary regulations.