Matthew 24:15-22 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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15 "So when you see standing in the holy place 'the abomination that causes desolation,' spoken of through the prophet Daniel--let the reader understand-- 15 "So when you see standing in the holy place 'the abomination that causes desolation,' spoken of through the prophet Daniel--let the reader understand--
16 then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 16 then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.
17 Let no one on the roof of his house go down to take anything out of the house. 17 Let no one on the roof of his house go down to take anything out of the house.
18 Let no one in the field go back to get his cloak. 18 Let no one in the field go back to get his cloak.
19 How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers! 19 How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers!
20 Pray that your flight will not take place in winter or on the Sabbath. 20 Pray that your flight will not take place in winter or on the Sabbath.
21 For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now--and never to be equaled again. 21 For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now--and never to be equaled again.
22 If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened. 22 If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.