As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?”
When they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,
He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority;
And one said to the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, “How long will it be until the end of these wonders?”
And the disciples came and said to Him, “Why do You speak to them in parables?”
Then He left the crowds and went into the house. And His disciples came to Him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the tares of the field.”
and the enemy who sowed them is the devil, and the harvest is the end of the age; and the reapers are angels.
So it will be at the end of the age; the angels will come forth and take out the wicked from among the righteous,
Then the disciples *came and *said to Him, “Do You know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this statement?”
Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, “Why could we not drive it out?”
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.
“Now learn the parable from the fig tree: when its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near;
For the coming of the Son of Man will be just like the days of Noah.
and they did not understand until the flood came and took them all away; so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what time of the night the thief was coming, he would have been on the alert and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew were questioning Him privately,
They questioned Him, saying, “Teacher, when therefore will these things happen? And what will be the sign when these things are about to take place?”
So Peter seeing him *said to Jesus, “Lord, and what about this man?”
Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be written to you.
Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.