Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

For as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

New American Standard Bible

For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes even to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.

King James Version

For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Holman Bible

For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

International Standard Version

because just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

A Conservative Version

For as the lightning comes out from the east, and shines as far as the west, so also will be the coming of the Son of man.

American Standard Version

For as the lightning cometh forth from the east, and is seen even unto the west; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Amplified

For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming [in glory] of the Son of Man [everyone will see Him clearly].

An Understandable Version

For just like lightning that appears in the east can be seen even in the west, so it will be with the presence [i.e., coming] of the Son of man.

Anderson New Testament

For as the lightning comes out from the east, and shines even to the west, so also shall the coming of the Son of man be.

Bible in Basic English

Because as in a thunderstorm the bright light coming from the east is seen even in the west; so will be the coming of the Son of man.

Common New Testament

For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for as the lightning darts from the east in an instant to the west: such shall the advent of the son of man be.

Darby Translation

For as the lightning goes forth from the east and shines to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Godbey New Testament

For as the lightning comes from the east, and shines even unto the west; so also shall the coming of the Son of man be.

Goodspeed New Testament

For just as the lightning starts in the east and flashes to the west, so the coming of the Son of Man will be.

John Wesley New Testament

For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even to the west, so shall also the coming of the son of man be.

Julia Smith Translation

For as the lightning comes forth from the sunrisings, and shines to the descents; so also shall be the arrival of the Son of man.

King James 2000

For as the lightning came out of the east, and shines even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so the coming of the Son of Man will be.

Modern King James verseion

For as the lightning comes out of the east and shines even to the west, so also will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth unto the west: so shall the coming of the son of man be.

Moffatt New Testament

For like lightning that shoots from east to west, so will be the arrival of the Son of man.

Montgomery New Testament

For just as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west; so will be the coming of the Son of man.

NET Bible

For just like the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so the coming of the Son of Man will be.

Noyes New Testament

For as the lightning cometh from the east, and shineth even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of man.

Sawyer New Testament

For as the lightning comes forth from the East, and shines even to the West, so shall the coming of the Son of man be.

The Emphasized Bible

For, just as the lightning goeth forth from the east, and shineth unto the west, so, shall be the presence of the Son of Man.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For as the lightning cometh out from the east, and flashes to the west; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, just as lightning will start from the east and flash across to the west, so will it be with the Coming of the Son of Man.

Webster

For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Weymouth New Testament

For just as the lightning flashes in the east and is seen to the very west, so will be the Coming of the Son of Man.

Williams New Testament

For just as the lightning starts in the east and flashes clear to the west, so the coming of the Son of Man will be.

World English Bible

For as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Worrell New Testament

For, as the lightning comes forth from the east, and shines unto the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of Man.

Worsley New Testament

for as the lightning cometh from the east, and flashes in an instant even to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Youngs Literal Translation

for as the lightning doth come forth from the east, and doth appear unto the west, so shall be also the presence of the Son of Man;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

as
ὥσπερ 
Hosper 
as, even as, like as
Usage: 24

the lightning
ἀστραπή 
Astrape 
Usage: 5

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

out
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

of the east
ἀνατολή 
Anatole 
Usage: 7

and

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

φαίνω 
Phaino 
Usage: 22

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

the west
δυσμή 
Dusme 
Usage: 1

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83


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

the coming
παρουσία 
Parousia 
Usage: 21

of the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

Context Readings

The Abomination Of Desolation

26 If therefore they tell you, 'Look, he is in the wilderness,' do not go out; 'Look, he is in the inner chambers,' do not believe it. 27 For as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 28 For wherever the carcass is, there is where the vultures gather together.


Cross References

Job 37:3

He sends it forth under the whole sky, and his lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 38:35

Can you send forth lightnings, that they may go? Do they report to you, 'Here we are?'

Isaiah 30:30

The LORD will cause his glorious voice to be heard, and will show the descent of his arm, with the indignation of his anger, and the flame of a devouring fire, with a blast, storm, and hailstones.

Zechariah 9:14

The LORD will be seen over them; and his arrow will go forth like lightning; and the Lord GOD will blow the trumpet, and will go with whirlwinds of the south.

Malachi 3:2

"But who can endure the day of his coming? And who will stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like launderer's soap;

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and terrible day of the LORD comes.

Matthew 8:20

And Jesus said to him, "The foxes have holes, and the birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head."

Matthew 16:28

Truly I tell you, there are some standing here who will in no way taste of death, until they see the Son of Man coming in his Kingdom."

Matthew 24:3

As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of your coming, and of the end of the age?"

Matthew 24:37

"As the days of Noah were, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:39

and they did not know until the flood came, and took them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Luke 17:24-37

for as the lightning, when it flashes out of the one part under the sky, shines to the other part under the sky; so will the Son of Man be in his day.

James 5:8

You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.

2 Peter 3:4

and saying, "Where is the promise of his coming? For, from the day that the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation."

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