Bible VersionsNIVLuke 3:7; Luke 7:2; Luke 9:31; Luke 9:44; Luke 10:1; Luke 13:9; Luke 19:4; Luke 19:11; Luke 21:7; Luke 21:36; Luke 22:23; Luke 24:21
Luke 3:7; Luke 7:2; Luke 9:31; Luke 9:44; Luke 10:1; Luke 13:9; Luke 19:4; Luke 19:11; Luke 21:7; Luke 21:36; Luke 22:23; Luke 24:21 (New International Version)
John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die.
appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem.
"Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you: The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men."
After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.
If it bears fruit next year, fine! If not, then cut it down.' "
So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.
While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once.
"Teacher," they asked, "when will these things happen? And what will be the sign that they are about to take place?"
Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man."
They began to question among themselves which of them it might be who would do this.
but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. And what is more, it is the third day since all this took place.
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