Luke 17:20-21

20 Some Pharisees asked Jesus when the Kingdom of God would come. His answer was, "The Kingdom of God does not come in such a way as to be seen.
21 No one will say, "Look, here it is!' or, "There it is!'; because the Kingdom of God is within you."

Luke 17:20-21 In-Context

18 Why is this foreigner the only one who came back to give thanks to God?"
19 And Jesus said to him, "Get up and go; your faith has made you well."
20 Some Pharisees asked Jesus when the Kingdom of God would come. His answer was, "The Kingdom of God does not come in such a way as to be seen.
21 No one will say, "Look, here it is!' or, "There it is!'; because the Kingdom of God is within you."
22 Then he said to the disciples, "The time will come when you will wish you could see one of the days of the Son of Man, but you will not see it.
23 There will be those who will say to you, "Look, over there!' or, "Look, over here!' But don't go out looking for it.

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. within you; [or] among you, [or] will suddenly appear among you.
Scripture taken from the Good News Translation - Second Edition, Copyright 1992 by American Bible Society. Used by Permission.