Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.

Bible References

For

Matthew 24:22
for unless the time was to be short, very few could escape, but for the sake of the converts the time shall be short.
Romans 11:5
in like manner at this time there is also a remnant chosen by the divine favour;