Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 for then shall there be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, nor ever shall be; 22 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. 23 Then if any one say to you, Behold, here is the Christ, or here, believe it not.


Cross References

Isaiah 65:8-9

Thus saith Jehovah: As the new wine is found in the cluster, and it is said, Destroy it not, for a blessing is in it; so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all.

Matthew 24:24

For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall give great signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the elect.

Matthew 24:31

And he shall send his angels with a great sound of trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from the one extremity of the heavens to the other extremity of them.

Isaiah 6:13

But a tenth part shall still be therein, and it shall return and be eaten; as the terebinth and as the oak whose trunk remaineth after the felling: the holy seed shall be the trunk thereof.

Zechariah 13:8

And it shall come to pass in all the land, saith Jehovah, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Zechariah 14:2

And I will assemble all the nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity; and the rest of the people shall not be cut off from the city.

Matthew 22:14

For many are called ones, but few chosen ones.

Mark 13:20

and if the Lord had not cut short those days, no flesh should have been saved; but on account of the elect whom he has chosen, he has cut short those days.

Luke 18:7

And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them?

Romans 9:11

the children indeed being not yet born, or having done anything good or worthless (that the purpose of God according to election might abide, not of works, but of him that calls),

Romans 11:25-31

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;

2 Timothy 2:10

For this cause I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

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