Tell them therefore, Thus says the Lord God: I will put an end to this proverb, and they shall use it no more as a proverb in Israel. But say to them, The days are at hand and the fulfillment of every vision.
But you, O mountains of Israel, shall shoot forth your branches and yield your fruit to My people Israel, for they are soon to come [home].
For the day is near, even the day of the Lord is near, a cloudy day; it shall be the time [of doom] for the nations.
Alas for the day! For the day of [the judgment of] the Lord is at hand, and as a destructive tempest from the Almighty will it come.
Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on My holy Mount [Zion]. Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of [the judgment of] the Lord is coming; it is close at hand -- "
Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.
[Hush!] Be silent before the Lord God, for the day [of the vengeance] of the Lord is near; for the Lord has prepared a sacrifice, and He has set apart [for His use] those who have accepted His invitation.
The great day of the Lord is near -- "near and hastening fast. Hark! the voice of the day of the Lord! The mighty man [unable to fight or to flee] will cry then bitterly.
For the day of the Lord is near upon all the nations. As you have done, it shall be done to you; your dealings will return upon your own head.
Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, in the time when their foot shall slide; for the day of their disaster is at hand and their doom comes speedily.
But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know and understand that its desolation has come near.
Not forsaking or neglecting to assemble together [as believers], as is the habit of some people, but admonishing (warning, urging, and encouraging) one another, and all the more faithfully as you see the day approaching.
And he [of the seven angels further] said to me, These statements are reliable (worthy of confidence) and genuine (true). And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent His messenger (angel) to make known and exhibit to His servants what must soon come to pass.
Blessed (happy, to be envied) is the man who reads aloud [in the assemblies] the word of this prophecy; and blessed (happy, to be envied) are those who hear [it read] and who keep themselves true to the things which are written in it [heeding them and laying them to heart], for the time [for them to be fulfilled] is near.
And he [further] told me, Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book and make no secret of them, for the time when things are brought to a crisis and the period of their fulfillment is near.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end and culmination of all things has now come near; keep sound minded and self-restrained and alert therefore for [the practice of] prayer.
So you also must be patient. Establish your hearts [strengthen and confirm them in the final certainty], for the coming of the Lord is very near.
So also when you see these signs, all taken together, coming to pass, you may know of a surety that He is near, at the very doors.
So also, when you see these things happening, you may recognize and know that He is near, at [the very] door.
Now when these things begin to occur, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption (deliverance) is drawing near.
From the fig tree learn this lesson: as soon as its young shoots become soft and tender and it puts out its leaves, you know of a surety that summer is near.
When they put forth their buds and come out in leaf, you see for yourselves and perceive and know that summer is already near.
Now the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was drawing near.
Now the Passover of the Jews was approaching, so Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
Now the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was approaching.
Now the Jewish Passover was at hand, and many from the country went up to Jerusalem in order that they might purify and consecrate themselves before the Passover.
Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread was drawing near, which is called the Passover.