Luke 21:20
Good News Translation
"When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then you will know that it will soon be destroyed.

Contemporary English Version
When you see Jerusalem surrounded by soldiers, you will know that it will soon be destroyed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed about with an army, then know that the desolation thereof is at hand.

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And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed about with an army, then know that the desolation thereof is at hand.

Luke 21:7 And they asked him, saying: Master, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign when they shall begin to come to pass?

Luke 19:43 For the days shall come upon thee: and thy enemies shall cast a trench about thee and compass thee round and straiten thee on every side,

Daniel 9:27 And he shall confirm the covenant with many, in one week: and in the half of the week the victim and the sacrifice shall fail: and there shall be in the temple the abomination of desolation: and the desolation shall continue even to the consummation, and to the end.

Matthew 24:15 When therefore you shall see the abomination of desolation, which was spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place: he that readeth let him understand.

Mark 13:14 And when you shall see the abomination of desolation, standing where it ought not (he that readeth let him understand): then let them that are in Judea flee unto the mountains.

Context
The Destruction of Jerusalem
19In your patience you shall possess your souls. 20And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed about with an army, then know that the desolation thereof is at hand. 21Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains: and those who are in the midst thereof depart out: and those who are in the countries not enter into it.…
Cross References
Daniel 9:27
And he shall confirm the covenant with many, in one week: and in the half of the week the victim and the sacrifice shall fail: and there shall be in the temple the abomination of desolation: and the desolation shall continue even to the consummation, and to the end.

Matthew 24:15
When therefore you shall see the abomination of desolation, which was spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place: he that readeth let him understand.

Luke 19:43
For the days shall come upon thee: and thy enemies shall cast a trench about thee and compass thee round and straiten thee on every side,

Hebrews 11:30
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, by the going round them seven days.

Hebrews 12:1
And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us:

Additional Translations
But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, you will know that her desolation is near.

And when you see Jerusalem being encircled by encampments, then know that her desolation has drawn near.

And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is near.

But when ye see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that her desolation is at hand.

But when ye see Jerusalem encompassed with armies, then know that its desolation is drawn nigh.

But when ye see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that her desolation is at hand.

And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that its desolation is nigh.

"But when you see Jerusalem with armies encamping round her on every side, then be certain that her overthrow is close at hand.

"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation is at hand.

'And when ye may see Jerusalem surrounded by encampments, then know that come nigh did her desolation;
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