Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 because at that time there will be great suffering, the kind that hasn't happened from the beginning of the world until now and certainly won't ever happen again. 22 If those days hadn't been limited, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be limited. 23 "At that time, if anyone says to you, "Look! Here's the Messiah!' or "There he is!', don't believe it,


Cross References

Isaiah 65:8-9

This is what the LORD says: "Just as new wine is found in the cluster, and people have said, "Don't destroy it, for there is a gift in it,' so I'll act for my servants' sake, by not destroying them all.

Matthew 24:24

because false messiahs and false prophets will appear and display great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

Matthew 24:31

He'll send out his angels with a loud trumpet blast, and they'll gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to another."

Isaiah 6:13

Even though a tenth of its people remain in it, it will once again be burned, like a terebinth or an oak tree, the stump of which, though the tree has been felled, still contains holy seed."

Zechariah 13:8

It will come about in all of the land," declares the LORD, "that two thirds of the people living there will die, but a third will survive who live there.

Zechariah 14:2

I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem, to lay siege against it. The city will be captured, the houses will be ransacked, the women raped, and half of the city will go into exile, but the remaining people will not be cut off from the city.

Matthew 22:14

because many are invited, but few are chosen."

Mark 13:20

If the Lord had not shortened those days, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.

Luke 18:7

Won't God grant his chosen people justice when they cry out to him day and night? Is he slow to help them?

Romans 9:11

Yet before their children had been born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's plan of election might continue to operate

Romans 11:25-31

For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.

2 Timothy 2:10

For that reason, I endure everything for the sake of those who have been chosen so that they, too, may receive the salvation that is in the Messiah Jesus, along with eternal glory.

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