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Matthew 24 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Signs of Christ's Return

(Mar 13:1, 2; Luk 21:5, 6 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:1 - And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him to show him the buildings of the temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:2 - And Jesus said to them, See ye not all these things? verily I say to you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
(Mar 13:3–13; Luk 21:7–19 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:3 - And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when will these things be? and what will be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:4 - And Jesus answered and said to them, Take heed that no man deceive you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:5 - For many will come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and will deceive many.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:6 - And ye will hear of wars, and rumors of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:7 - For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there will be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes in divers places.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:8 - All these are the beginning of sorrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:9 - Then will they deliver you up to be afflicted, and will kill you: and ye will be hated by all nations for my name's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:10 - And then will many be offended, and will betray one another, and will hate one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:11 - And many false prophets will rise, and will deceive many.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:12 - And because iniquity will abound, the love of many will become cold.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:13 - But he that shall endure to the end, the same shall be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:14 - And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world, for a testimony to all nations; and then shall the end come.

Perilous Times

(Mar 13:14–23; Luk 17:23, 24, 37; 21:20–24 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:15 - When therefore ye shall see the abomination of desolation spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoever readeth, let him understand,)
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:16 - Then let them who are in Judea flee to the mountains:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:17 - Let him who is on the house-top not come down to take any thing out of his house:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:18 - Neither let him who is in the field return back to take his clothes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:19 - And woe to them that are with child, and to them that nurse infants in those days!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:20 - But pray ye that your flight may not be in the winter, neither on the sabbath:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:21 - For then shall be great tribulation, such as hath not been since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:22 - And except those days should be shortened, there would no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:23 - Then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:24 - For false Christs will arise, and false prophets, and will show great signs and wonders; so that, if it were possible, they would deceive the very elect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:25 - Behold, I have told you before.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:26 - Wherefore, if they shall say to you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:27 - For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:28 - For wherever the carcass is, there will the eagles be collected.

The Glorious Return

(Mar 13:24–27; Luk 21:25–28 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:29 - Immediately after the tribulation of those days, shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:30 - And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:31 - And he will send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Parable of the Fig Tree

(Mar 13:28–31; Luk 21:29–33 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:32 - Now learn a parable of the fig-tree; When its branch is yet tender and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:33 - So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:34 - Verily I say to you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things shall be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:35 - Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
(Mar 13:32–37; Luk 17:26, 27, 34, 35; 21:34–36 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:36 - But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:37 - But as the days of Noah were, so will also the coming of the Son of man be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:38 - For as in the days that were before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:39 - And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away: so also will be the coming of the Son of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:40 - Then will two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:41 - Two women will be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

Be Ready for His Coming

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:42 - Watch therefore; for ye know not what hour your Lord cometh.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - But know this, that if the master of the house knew in what watch the thief would come, he would watch, and would not suffer his house to be broken up.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:44 - Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not, the Son of man cometh.
(Luk 12:41–48 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:45 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his Lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them food in due season?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:46 - Blessed is that servant, whom his lord, when he cometh, shall find so doing.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:47 - Verily I say to you, that he will make him ruler over all his goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:48 - But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My Lord delayeth his coming;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:49 - And shall begin to beat his fellow-servants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:50 - The Lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:51 - And will cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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