Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Therefore if they say to you, Behold, he is in the desert, go not forth: Behold he is in the secret chambers, believe it not. 27 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. 28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.


Cross References

Matthew 8:20

And Jesus saith to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Matthew 16:28

Verily I say to you, there are some standing here, who shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Matthew 24:3

And as he sat on the mount of Olives, his disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?

Matthew 24:37

But as the days of Noah, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:39

And knew not, till the flood came and took them all away, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Luke 17:24-37

Ior as the lightning that lightneth out of the one part under heaven, shineth to the other part under heaven, so shall also the Son of man be in his day.

James 5:8

Be ye also patient, stablish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord is nigh.

2 Peter 3:4

walking after their own desires, Saying, Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

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