At that time many will fall away and will betray one another and hate one another.
“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.
And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me.”
Do not trust in a neighbor;
Do not have confidence in a friend.
From her who lies in your bosom
Guard your lips.
For I came to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
yet he has no firm root in himself, but is only temporary, and when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he falls away.
And they took offense at Him. But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household.”
As they were eating, He said, “Truly I say to you that one of you will betray Me.”
Then Jesus *said to them, “You will all fall away because of Me this night, for it is written, ‘I will strike down the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered.’
and they have no firm root in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they fall away.
Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,
Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this said, “This is a difficult statement; who can listen to it?”
As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore.
You are aware of the fact that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.