Luke 21:22

22 for these are 1days of 2vengeance, to fulfill 3all that is written.

Luke 21:22 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 21:22

For these be the days of vengeance
Of God's vengeance on the Jewish nation, for their rejection and crucifixion of the Messiah;

that all things which are written may be fulfilled;
as in Moses and the prophets; see ( Deuteronomy 28:20-68 ) ( Deuteronomy 32:22-26 ) ( Isaiah 6:10 Isaiah 6:11 Isaiah 6:12 ) ( Daniel 9:26 Daniel 9:27 )

Luke 21:22 In-Context

20 "But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near.
21 Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, and let those who are inside the city depart, and let not those who are out in the country enter it,
22 for these are days of vengeance, to fulfill all that is written.
23 Alas for women who are pregnant and for those who are nursing infants in those days! For there will be great distress upon the earth and wrath against this people.
24 They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led captive among all nations, and Jerusalem will be trampled underfoot by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Isaiah 34:8; Isaiah 63:4; Hosea 9:7
  • 2. [Luke 18:7, 8]
  • 3. See Matthew 1:22