Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 had not been shortened, no human being would endure and survive, 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if those days were not 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 at that time there will be great tribulation, the kind that hasn’t taken place from the beginning of the world until now and never will again! 22 Unless those days were limited, no one would survive. But those days will be limited because of the elect. 23 “If anyone tells you then, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or, ‘Over here!’ do not believe it!


Cross References

Isaiah 65:8-9

The Lord says this:As the new wine is found in a bunch of grapes,
and one says, ‘Don’t destroy it,
for there’s some good in it,’
so I will act because of My servants
and not destroy them all.

Matthew 24:24

False messiahs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.

Matthew 24:31

He will send out His angels with a loud trumpet, and they will gather His elect from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other.

Isaiah 6:13

Though a tenth will remain in the land,
it will be burned again.
Like the terebinth or the oak
that leaves a stump when felled,
the holy seed is the stump.

Zechariah 13:8

In the whole land—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
two-thirds will be cut off and die,
but a third will be left in it.

Zechariah 14:2

I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem for battle. The city will be captured, the houses looted, and the women raped. Half the city will go into exile, but the rest of the people will not be removed from the city.

Matthew 22:14

“For many are invited, but few are chosen.”

Mark 13:20

Unless the Lord limited those days, no one would survive. But He limited those days because of the elect, whom He chose.

Luke 18:7

Will not God grant justice to His elect who cry out to Him day and night? Will He delay to help them?

Romans 9:11

For though her sons had not been born yet or done anything good or bad, so that God’s purpose according to election might stand—

Romans 11:25-31

So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

2 Timothy 2:10

This is why I endure all things for the elect: so that they also may obtain salvation, which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

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