Luke 21:10

Jesus Foretells Wars and Persecution

10 Then he said to them, 1"Nation will rise against nation, and 2kingdom against kingdom.

Luke 21:10 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 21:10

Then said he unto them, nation shall rise
(See Gill on Matthew 24:7).

Luke 21:10 In-Context

8 And he said, "See that you are not led astray. For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he!' and, 'The time is at hand!' Do not go after them.
9 And when you hear of wars and tumults, do not be terrified, for these things must first take place, but the end will not be at once."
10 Then he said to them, "Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.
11 There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.
12 But before all this they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 2 Chronicles 15:6; [Revelation 6:4]
  • 2. Isaiah 19:2
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