"When you see 'the abomination that causes desolation'1 standing where it does not belong--let the reader understand--then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.
References for Mark 13:14
Let no one on the roof of his house go down or enter the house to take anything out.
Let no one in the field go back to get his cloak.
How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers!2
References for Mark 13:17
Pray that this will not take place in winter,
because those will be days of distress unequaled from the beginning, when God created the world,3 until now--and never to be equaled again.4
References for Mark 13:19
If the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, whom he has chosen, he has shortened them.
At that time if anyone says to you, 'Look, here is the Christ !' or, 'Look, there he is!' do not believe it.5
References for Mark 13:21
For false Christs and false prophets6 will appear and perform signs and miracles7 to deceive the elect--if that were possible.
References for Mark 13:22
So be on your guard;8 I have told you everything ahead of time.
References for Mark 13:23
"But in those days, following that distress, " 'the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light;