Parallel Bible results for Mark 13:8-13

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Mark 13:8-13

MSG 8 Nation will fight nation and ruler fight ruler, over and over. Earthquakes will occur in various places. There will be famines. But these things are nothing compared to what's coming. NIV 8 Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places, and famines. These are the beginning of birth pains. MSG 9 "And watch out! They're going to drag you into court. And then it will go from bad to worse, dog-eat-dog, everyone at your throat because you carry my name. You're placed there as sentinels to truth. NIV 9 "You must be on your guard. You will be handed over to the local councils and flogged in the synagogues. On account of me you will stand before governors and kings as witnesses to them. MSG 10 The Message has to be preached all across the world. NIV 10 And the gospel must first be preached to all nations. MSG 11 "When they bring you, betrayed, into court, don't worry about what you'll say. When the time comes, say what's on your heart - the Holy Spirit will make his witness in and through you. NIV 11 Whenever you are arrested and brought to trial, do not worry beforehand about what to say. Just say whatever is given you at the time, for it is not you speaking, but the Holy Spirit. MSG 12 "It's going to be brother killing brother, father killing child, children killing parents. NIV 12 "Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death. MSG 13 There's no telling who will hate you because of me. "Stay with it - that's what is required. Stay with it to the end. You won't be sorry; you'll be saved. NIV 13 All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.