Luke 17:24
Good News Translation
As the lightning flashes across the sky and lights it up from one side to the other, so will the Son of Man be in his day.

Contemporary English Version
The day of the Son of Man will be like lightning flashing across the sky.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For as the lightning that lighteneth from under heaven shineth unto the parts that are under heaven, so shall the Son of man be in his day.

New American Bible
For just as lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one side to the other, so will the Son of Man be [in his day].

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For as the lightning that lighteneth from under heaven shineth unto the parts that are under heaven, so shall the Son of man be in his day.

as.

Job 37:3,4 He beholdeth under all the heavens, and his light is upon the ends of the earth. . . .

Zechariah 9:14 And the Lord God shall be seen over them, and his dart shall go forth as lightning: and the Lord God will sound the trumpet, and go in the whirlwind of the south.

Matthew 24:27 For as lightning cometh out of the east and appeareth even into the west: so shall also the cowling of the Son of man be.

in.

Malachi 3:1,2 Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold, he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts. . . .

Malachi 4:1,2 For behold the day shall come kindled as a furnace: and all the proud, and all that do wickedly shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall set them on fire, saith the Lord of hosts, it shall not leave them root, nor branch. . . .

Matthew 24:30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven. And then shall all tribes of the earth mourn: and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with much power and majesty.

Matthew 25:31 And when the Son of man shall come in his majesty, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit upon the seat of his majesty.

Matthew 26:64 Jesus saith to him: Thou hast said it. Nevertheless I say to you, hereafter you shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of the power of God and coming in the clouds of heaven.

1 Thessalonians 5:2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord shall so come as a thief in the night.

2 Thessalonians 2:2,8 That you be not easily moved from your sense nor be terrified, neither by spirit nor by word nor by epistle. as sent from us, as if the day of the Lord were at hand. . . .

James 5:8 Be you therefore also patient and strengthen your hearts: for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord shall come as a thief, in which the heavens shall pass away with great violence and the elements shall be melted with heat and the earth and the works which are in it shall be burnt up.

Context
The Coming of the Kingdom
23And they will say to you: See here, and see there. Go ye not after, nor follow them. 24For as the lightning that lighteneth from under heaven shineth unto the parts that are under heaven, so shall the Son of man be in his day. 25But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 1:14
And the living creatures ran and returned like flashes of lightning.

Matthew 5:15
Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house.

Matthew 24:27
For as lightning cometh out of the east and appeareth even into the west: so shall also the cowling of the Son of man be.

1 Corinthians 1:8
Who also will confirm you unto the end without crime, in the days of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Additional Translations
For as the lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one end to the other, so will be the Son of Man in His day.

For as the lightning shines, flashing from the one end of the sky to the other end of the sky, thus the Son of Man will be in His day.

For as the lightning, that lightens out of the one part under heaven, shines to the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day.

for as the lightning, when it lighteneth out of the one part under the heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall the Son of man be in his day.

For as the lightning shines which lightens from [one end] under heaven to [the other end] under heaven, thus shall the Son of man be in his day.

for as the lightning, when it lighteneth out of the one part under the heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall the Son of man be in his day.

For as the lightning that lighteneth from the one part under heaven, shineth to the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day.

For just as the lightning, when it flashes, shines from one part of the horizon to the opposite part, so will the Son of Man be on His day.

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.

for as the lightning that is lightening out of the one part under heaven, to the other part under heaven doth shine, so shall be also the Son of Man in his day;
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