"So when you see the abomination that causes desolation , ab spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place" (let the reader understandc) ,
"then those in Judea must flee to the mountains!
A man on the housetop d must not come down to get things out of his house.
And a man in the field must not go back to get his clothes.
Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days!
Pray that your escape may not be in winter or on a Sabbath.
For at that time there will be great tribulation, the kind that hasn't taken place from the beginning of the world until now and never will again!
Unless those days were limited, no one would e survive. f But those days will be limited because of the elect.
"If anyone tells you then, 'Look, here is the Messiah!' or, 'Over here!' do not believe it!
False messiahs g and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
Take note: I have told you in advance.
So if they tell you, 'Look, he's in the wilderness!' don't go out; 'Look, he's in the inner rooms!' do not believe it.
For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. h28
Wherever the carcass is, there the vultures i will gather.