Mark 13

Chapter 13

13:2  And Jesus answering said unto him, Seest thou these great buildings? there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.

And Jesus

Matthew 24:3 on the Olivet discourse: (See Scofield "Matthew 24:3") .

13:8  For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.


birthpangs. Answering to the "seals." (Rev. 6.) Revelation 6:1-17 .

The death-agony of this age is the birth-agony of the next.

13:10  And the gospel must first be published among all nations.


Cf. Matthew 24:14 "Gospel of the Kingdom:" See note, Revelation 14:6 (See Scofield "Revelation 14:6") .

13:13  And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

end Not the end of the believer's life, but the end of the great tribulation.

saved In the sense of Revelation 13:8 ; 20:4

13:14  But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:

when ye See "Beast." Daniel 7:8 ; Revelation 19:20

then let Cf. Luke 21:20-24 . which is a prophecy fulfilled in the destruction of Jerusalem, A.D. 70, when the Christians escaped, and which foreshadowed the more terrible day here described. See "Great Tribulation." ; Psalms 2:5 ; Revelation 7:14 . (See Scofield "Psalms 2:5") See Scofield " Revelation 7:14 ".

13:19  For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from the beginning of the creation which God created unto this time, neither shall be.


tribulation. Cf. Matthew 24:21 See "Tribulation." ; Psalms 2:5 ; Revelation 7:14

13:26  And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.

Son of man

Christ (Second Advent). Luke 12:35-40 ; Deuteronomy 30:3 ; Acts 1:9-11 (See Scofield "Matthew 8:20")

13:27  And then shall he send his angels, and shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from the uttermost part of the earth to the uttermost part of heaven.


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4")