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Matthew 24:27-37 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be . 27 For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.
28 For wheresoever the carcase is , there will the eagles be gathered together . 28 Wherever there is a carcass, there the vultures will gather.
29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened , and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken : 29 "Immediately after the distress of those days " 'the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.'
30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn , and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. 30 "At that time the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and all the nations of the earth will mourn. They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and great glory.
31 And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other . 31 And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.
32 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: 32 "Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near.
33 So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. 33 Even so, when you see all these things, you know that it is near, right at the door.
34 Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass , till all these things be fulfilled . 34 I tell you the truth, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened.
35 Heaven and earth shall pass away , but my words shall not pass away . 35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. 36 "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
37 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be . 37 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.