Mark 13:18

18 Hope and pray this won't happen in the middle of winter.

Mark 13:18 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 13:18

And pray ye that your flight be not in winter.
] When days are short, roads bad, the weather inclement; and when to lodge in mountains, is very incommodious, and uncomfortable. The Persic version adds, "neither on the sabbath day"; (See Gill on Matthew 24:20).

Mark 13:18 In-Context

16 if you're out in the field, don't go back to get your coat.
17 Pregnant and nursing mothers will have it especially hard.
18 Hope and pray this won't happen in the middle of winter.
19 "These are going to be hard days - nothing like it from the time God made the world right up to the present. And there'll be nothing like it again.
20 If he let the days of trouble run their course, nobody would make it. But because of God's chosen people, those he personally chose, he has already intervened.