Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And if those days had not been made short there would have been no salvation for any, but because of the saints those days will be made short.

New American Standard Bible

Unless those days had been cut short, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

King James Version

And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

Holman Bible

Unless those days were limited, no one would survive. But those days will be limited because of the elect.

International Standard Version

If those days hadn't been limited, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be limited.

A Conservative Version

And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would be saved. But because of the chosen those days will be shortened.

American Standard Version

And except those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

Amplified

And if those days [of tribulation] had not been cut short, no human life would be saved; but for the sake of the elect (God’s chosen ones) those days will be shortened.

An Understandable Version

And if those days had not been as short as they were no one would have been saved [i.e., from the devastating destruction]. But for the sake of the elect [i.e., God's people], those days will be short.

Anderson New Testament

And unless those days should be made few, no flesh could be saved. But on account of the elect those days shall be made few.

Common New Testament

And if those days had not been shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for unless the time was to be short, very few could escape, but for the sake of the converts the time shall be short.

Darby Translation

and if those days had not been cut short, no flesh had been saved; but on account of the elect those days shall be cut short.

Godbey New Testament

And if those days were not shortened, no life would be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.

Goodspeed New Testament

If those days had not been cut short, nobody would have escaped, but for the sake of God's people those days will be cut short.

John Wesley New Testament

And unless those days were shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect's sake, those days shall be shortened.

Julia Smith Translation

And except those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the chosen, those days shall be shortened.

King James 2000

And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And unless those days had been shortened, {no human being would be saved}. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be shortened.

Modern King James verseion

And unless those days should be shortened, no flesh would be saved. But for the elect's sake, those days shall be shortened.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, and except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: But for the chosens' sake, those days shall be shortened.

Moffatt New Testament

Had not those days been cut short, not a soul would be saved alive; however, for the sake of the elect, those days will be cut short.

Montgomery New Testament

And if these days had not been shortened, no flesh would have been saved; but for the elect's sake these days will be cut short.

NET Bible

And if those days had not been cut short, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

New Heart English Bible

Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened.

Noyes New Testament

And were not those days to shortened, no flesh would be saved; but, for the sake of the chosen, these days will be shortened.

Sawyer New Testament

And unless those days were shortened no flesh would be saved: but on account of the elect those days shall be shortened.

The Emphasized Bible

And, except those days had been shortened, no flesh had been saved; but, for the sake of the chosen, those days shall be shortened.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And except those days were shortened, there would be no flesh saved: but for the elect's sake these days shall be shortened.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And had not those days been limited, not a single soul would escape; but for the sake of 'God's People' a limit will be put to them.

Webster

And except those days should be shortened, there would no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

Weymouth New Testament

And if those days had not been cut short, no one would escape; but for the sake of God's own People those days will be cut short.

Williams New Testament

And if those days had not been cut short, nobody would have escaped, but for the sake of God's chosen people those days will be cut short.

World English Bible

Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened.

Worrell New Testament

And, unless those days should be shortened, no flesh could be saved: but, for the sake of the elect, those days will be shortened.

Worsley New Testament

And unless those days be shortened, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened.

Youngs Literal Translation

And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would have been saved; but because of the chosen, shall those days be shortened.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148
Usage: 148

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287
Usage: 287

κολοβόω 
Koloboo 
Usage: 0

σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

be saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the elect's
ἐκλεκτός 
Eklektos 
Usage: 14

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Context Readings

The Abomination Of Desolation

21 Because in those days there will be great sorrow, such as there has not been from the start of the world till now, or ever will be. 22 And if those days had not been made short there would have been no salvation for any, but because of the saints those days will be made short. 23 Then if any man says to you, See, here is the Christ, or, Here; do not put faith in him;


Cross References

Isaiah 65:8-9

This is the word of the Lord: As the new wine is seen in the grapes, and they say, Do not send destruction on it, for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants, in order that I may not put an end to them all.

Matthew 24:24

For there will come up false Christs, and false prophets, who will do great signs and wonders; so that if possible even the saints might be tricked.

Matthew 24:31

And he will send out his angels with a great sound of a horn, and they will get his saints together from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Isaiah 6:13

And even if there is still a tenth part in it, it will again be burned, like a tree of the woods whose broken end is still in the earth after the tree has been cut down (the holy seed is the broken end).

Zechariah 13:8

And it will come about that in all the land, says the Lord, two parts of it will be cut off and come to an end; but the third will be still living there.

Zechariah 14:2

For I will get all the nations together to make war against Jerusalem; and the town will be overcome, and the goods taken from the houses, and the women taken by force: and half the town will go away as prisoners, and the rest of the people will not be cut off from the town.

Matthew 22:14

For out of all to whom the good news has come, only a small number will get salvation.

Mark 13:20

And if the Lord had not made the time short, no flesh would have been kept from destruction; but because of the saints he has made the time short.

Luke 18:7

And will not God do right in the cause of his saints, whose cries come day and night to his ears, though he is long in doing it?

Romans 9:11

Before the children had come into existence, or had done anything good or bad, in order that God's purpose and his selection might be effected, not by works, but by him whose purpose it is,

Romans 11:25-31

For it is my desire, brothers, that this secret may be clear to you, so that you may not have pride in your knowledge, that Israel has been made hard in part, till all the Gentiles have come in;

2 Timothy 2:10

But I undergo all things for the saints, so that they may have salvation in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

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