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Mark 13 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Things to Come

(Mat 24:1, 2; Luk 21:5, 6 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:1 - As He was going out of the temple, one of His disciples *said to Him, “Teacher, look! [fn]What wonderful stones and [fn]what wonderful buildings!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:2 - And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left upon another, which will not be torn down.”
(Mat 24:3–14; Luk 21:7–19 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:3 - As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, [fn]James, John, and Andrew were questioning Him privately,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:4 - “Tell us, when will these things come about, and what will be the [fn]sign when all these things are going to be fulfilled?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:5 - And Jesus began to say to them, “See to it that no one misleads you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:6 - “Many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He!’ and they will mislead many.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:7 - “When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed; those things must take place; but that is not yet the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:8 - “For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places; there will also be famines. These things are only the beginning of birth pains.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:9 - “But [fn]be on your guard; for they will hand you over to the [fn]courts, and you will be flogged in the synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:10 - “And the gospel must first be preached to all the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:11 - “And when they [fn]arrest you and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say, but say whatever is given you at that time; for you are not the ones speaking, but it is the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:12 - “And brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and [fn]have them put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:13 - “And you will be hated by everyone because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.
(Mat 24:15–28; Luk 21:20–24 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:14 - “Now when you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION standing where it should not be—[fn]let the [fn]reader understand—then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:15 - [fn]Whoever is on the [fn]housetop must not go down, nor go in to get anything out of his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:16 - “And [fn]whoever is in the field must not turn back to get his cloak.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:17 - “But woe to those women who are pregnant, and to those who are nursing babies in those days!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:18 - “Moreover, pray that it will not happen in winter.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:19 - “For those days will be such a time of tribulation as has not occurred since the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never will again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:20 - “And if the Lord had not shortened those days, no [fn]life would have been saved; but for the sake of the [fn]elect, whom He chose, He shortened the days.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:21 - “And then if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the [fn]Christ’; or, ‘Look, there He is’; do not believe it;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:22 - for false christs and false prophets will arise, and will provide signs and wonders, in order to mislead, if possible, the elect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:23 - “But beware; I have told you everything in advance.

The Return of Christ

(Mat 24:29–31; Luk 21:25–28 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:24 - “But in those days, after that tribulation, THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:25 - AND THE STARS WILL BE FALLING from heaven, and the powers that are in the heavens will be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:26 - “And then they will see THE SON OF MAN COMING IN CLOUDS with great power and glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:27 - “And then He will send forth the angels, and will gather together His [fn]elect from the four winds, from the end of the earth to the end of heaven.
(Mat 24:32–35; Luk 21:29–33 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:28 - “Now learn the parable from the fig tree: as soon as its branch has become tender and sprouts its leaves, you know that summer is near.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:29 - “So you too, when you see these things happening, [fn]recognize that [fn]He is near, right at the [fn]door.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:30 - “Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:31 - “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.
(Mat 24:36–44; Luk 21:34–36 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:32 - “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:33 - “Watch out, stay alert; for you do not know when the appointed time is.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and [fn]putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay alert.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:35 - “Therefore, stay alert—for you do not know when the [fn]master of the house is coming, whether in the evening, at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:36 - so that he does not come suddenly and find you asleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:37 - “What I say to you I say to all: ‘Stay alert!’”
NASB20 Footnotes
Or How great the
Or How great the
Or Jacob
I.e., confirming miracle
Lit look to yourselves
Or Sanhedrin; or Council
Lit lead
Lit put them to death
Or the reader is to understand
I.e., of the book of Daniel
Lit The one who
Housetops were flat living areas
Lit The one who
Lit flesh
Or chosen ones
I.e., Messiah
Or chosen ones
Or know
Or it
Lit doors
Lit giving the authority to
Or lord

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