Luke 21 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And he beheld, and saw the rich men, that cast their gifts into the treasury; 1 As he looked up, Jesus saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury.
2 but he saw also a little poor widow casting two farthings. [+forsooth he saw also some little poor widow sending two little moneys/two little minutes, or farthings.] 2 He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins.
3 And he said, Truly I say to you, that this poor widow cast more than all men. 3 "I tell you the truth," he said, "this poor widow has put in more than all the others.
4 For why all these of [the] thing that was plenteous to them [For why all these of the abundance, or plenteous, to them] cast into the gifts of God; but this widow of that thing that failed to her, cast all her livelode [sent all her lifelode], that she had. 4 All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on."
5 And when some men said of the temple, that it was appareled with good stones and gifts [that it was adorned with good stones and gifts], he said, 5 Some of his disciples were remarking about how the temple was adorned with beautiful stones and with gifts dedicated to God. But Jesus said,
6 These things that ye see, days shall come, in which a stone shall not be left on a stone, which shall not be destroyed. [+These things that ye see, days shall come, in the which a stone shall not be left upon a stone, that shall not be destroyed.] 6 "As for what you see here, the time will come when not one stone will be left on another; every one of them will be thrown down."
7 And they asked him, and said [saying], Commander, when shall these things be? and what token shall be, when they shall begin to be done? 7 "Teacher," they asked, "when will these things happen? And what will be the sign that they are about to take place?"
8 And he said, See ye, that ye be not deceived; for many shall come in my name, saying, For I am, and the time shall approach [and the time shall nigh]; therefore do not ye go after them. 8 He replied: "Watch out that you are not deceived. For many will come in my name, claiming, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not follow them.
9 And when ye shall hear battles and strives within [But when ye shall hear battles and dissensions within], do not ye be afeared; it behooveth first these things to be done, but not yet at once is an end [but not yet anon the end]. 9 When you hear of wars and revolutions, do not be frightened. These things must happen first, but the end will not come right away."
10 Then he said to them, Folk shall rise against folk, and realm against realm; 10 Then he said to them: "Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.
11 and great movings of the earth shall be by places, and pestilences, and hungers, and dreads from heaven, and great tokens shall be. 11 There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.
12 But before all these things they shall set their hands on you, and shall pursue you, betaking into synagogues and keepings, drawing you to kings and to justices [+betaking into synagogues and keepings, either prisons, drawing to kings and mayors, or justices], for my name; 12 "But before all this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name.
13 but it shall fall to you into witnessing. 13 This will result in your being witnesses to them.
14 Therefore put ye in your hearts, not to think before, how ye shall answer; 14 But make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves.
15 for I shall give to you mouth and wisdom, to which all your adversaries shall not be able to against-stand, and gainsay [and against-say]. 15 For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.
16 And ye shall be taken of father, and mother [Soothly ye shall be betrayed of father, and mother], and brethren, and cousins, and friends, and by death they shall torment [some] of you; 16 You will be betrayed even by parents, brothers, relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death.
17 and ye shall be in hate to all men for my name. [and ye shall be hated of all men for my name.] 17 All men will hate you because of me.
18 And an hair of your head shall not perish; 18 But not a hair of your head will perish.
19 in your patience ye shall wield your souls. 19 By standing firm you will gain life.
20 But when ye shall see Jerusalem be environed with an host, then know ye, that the desolation of it shall approach. [Forsooth when ye shall see Jerusalem environed of an host of battle, then know ye, that the desolation thereof shall nigh.] 20 "When you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies, you will know that its desolation is near.
21 Then they that be in Judaea, flee to the mountains; and they that be in the middle of it, go away; and they that be in the countries, enter not into it. 21 Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, let those in the city get out, and let those in the country not enter the city.
22 For these be the days of vengeance, that all things that be written, be fulfilled. 22 For this is the time of punishment in fulfillment of all that has been written.
23 And woe to them, that be with child, and nourishing in those days [and nursing in those days]; for a great dis-ease shall be on the earth, and wrath to this people. 23 How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers! There will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.
24 And they shall fall by the sharpness of sword, and they shall be led prisoners into all folks [and they shall be led captive, or prisoners, into all folks]; and Jerusalem shall be defouled of heathen men [and Jerusalem shall be defouled, or trodden down, of heathen men], till the times of nations be fulfilled. 24 They will fall by the sword and will be taken as prisoners to all the nations. Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
25 And tokens shall be in the sun, and the moon, and in the stars; and in the earth overlaying of folks, for confusion of the sound of the sea and of floods [for confusion of sound of the sea and waves]; 25 "There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.
26 for men shall wax dry for dread and abiding that shall come into all the world [men waxing dry for dread and abiding that shall come on all the world]; for virtues of heaven shall be moved. 26 Men will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken.
27 And then they shall see man's Son coming in a cloud, with great power and majesty. 27 At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
28 And when these things begin to be made, behold ye, and raise ye your heads, for your redemption approacheth. [+Soothly these things beginning to be done, behold, and raise your heads, for your redemption nigheth.] 28 When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near."
29 And he said to them a likeness, See ye the fig tree, and all trees, 29 He told them this parable: "Look at the fig tree and all the trees.
30 when they bring forth now of themselves fruit [when they bring forth fruit now of them], ye know that summer is nigh; 30 When they sprout leaves, you can see for yourselves and know that summer is near.
31 so [also] ye, when ye see these things to be done, know ye, that the kingdom of God is nigh. 31 Even so, when you see these things happening, you know that the kingdom of God is near.
32 Truly I say to you, that this generation shall not pass, till all things be done. 32 "I tell you the truth, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened.
33 Heaven and earth shall pass, but my words shall not pass. 33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
34 But take ye heed to yourselves [Forsooth perceive ye, or take heed, to yourselves], lest peradventure your hearts be grieved with gluttony, and drunkenness, and busynesses of this life, and that day come suddenly on you [and that day come sudden upon you]; 34 "Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with dissipation, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you unexpectedly like a trap.
35 for as a snare it shall come on all men, that sit on the face of all the earth. 35 For it will come upon all those who live on the face of the whole earth.
36 Therefore wake ye, praying in each time, that ye be had worthy to flee all these things that be to come [that ye be worthy to flee all these things that shall come], and to stand before man's Son. 36 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."
37 And in days he was teaching in the temple, but in nights he went out, and dwelled in the mount, that is called of Olives. 37 Each day Jesus was teaching at the temple, and each evening he went out to spend the night on the hill called the Mount of Olives,
38 And all the people rose early [And all the people hasted, or came early], to come to him in the temple, for to hear him. 38 and all the people came early in the morning to hear him at the temple.