Luke 17:20-37 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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20 Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, he answered them, "The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed; 20 Once, having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The kingdom of God does not come with your careful observation,
21 nor will they say, 'Lo, here it is!' or 'There!' for behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you." 21 nor will people say, 'Here it is,' or 'There it is,' because the kingdom of God is within you."
22 And he said to the disciples, "The days are coming when you will desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, and you will not see it. 22 Then he said to his disciples, "The time is coming when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, but you will not see it.
23 And they will say to you, 'Lo, there!' or 'Lo, here!' Do not go, do not follow them. 23 Men will tell you, 'There he is!' or 'Here he is!' Do not go running off after them.
24 For as the lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one side to the other, so will the Son of man be in his day. 24 For the Son of Man in his day will be like the lightning, which flashes and lights up the sky from one end to the other.
25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation. 25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.
26 As it was in the days of Noah, so will it be in the days of the Son of man. 26 "Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man.
27 They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. 27 People were eating, drinking, marrying and being given in marriage up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all.
28 Likewise as it was in the days of Lot--they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built, 28 "It was the same in the days of Lot. People were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building.
29 but on the day when Lot went out from Sodom fire and sulphur rained from heaven and destroyed them all-- 29 But the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all.
30 so will it be on the day when the Son of man is revealed. 30 "It will be just like this on the day the Son of Man is revealed.
31 On that day, let him who is on the housetop, with his goods in the house, not come down to take them away; and likewise let him who is in the field not turn back. 31 On that day no one who is on the roof of his house, with his goods inside, should go down to get them. Likewise, no one in the field should go back for anything.
32 Remember Lot's wife. 32 Remember Lot's wife!
33 Whoever seeks to gain his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it. 33 Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
34 I tell you, in that night there will be two in one bed; one will be taken and the other left. 34 I tell you, on that night two people will be in one bed; one will be taken and the other left.
35 There will be two women grinding together; one will be taken and the other left." 35 Two women will be grinding grain together; one will be taken and the other left. "
36 * [No text] 36 "Where, LORD?" they asked. He replied, "Where there is a dead body, there the vultures will gather."
37 And they said to him, "Where, Lord?" He said to them, "Where the body is, there the eagles will be gathered together." 37