Matthew 24:27
Good News Translation
For the Son of Man will come like the lightning which flashes across the whole sky from the east to the west.

Contemporary English Version
The coming of the Son of Man will be like lightning that can be seen from east to west.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
For just as lightning comes from the east and is seen as far as the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

as.

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

Job 38:35 Canst thou send lightnings, and will they go, and will they return and say to thee: Here we are?

Isaiah 30:30 And the Lord shall make the glory of his voice to be heard, and shall shew the terror of his arm, in the threatening of wrath, and the flame of devouring fire: he shall crush to pieces with whirlwind, and hailstones.

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.

Luke 17:24 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.

*etc:

the coming.

Matthew 16:28 Amen I say to you, there are some of them that stand here, that shall not taste death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Malachi 3:2 And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb:

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elias the prophet, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.

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

2 Peter 3:4 Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

Context
The Return of the Son of Man
26If therefore they shall say to you, Behold he is in the desert: go ye not out. Behold he is in the closets: believe it not. 27For as lightning cometh out of the east and appeareth even into the west: so shall also the cowling of the Son of man be. 28Wheresoever the body shall be, there shall the eagles also be gathered together.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 1:14
And the living creatures ran and returned like flashes of lightning.

Matthew 8:20
And Jesus saith to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Matthew 16:27
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels: and then will he render to every man according to his works.

Matthew 16:28
Amen I say to you, there are some of them that stand here, that shall not taste death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Matthew 24:3
And when he was sitting on mount Olivet, the 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 consummation of the world?

Matthew 24:26
If therefore they shall say to you, Behold he is in the desert: go ye not out. Behold he is in the closets: believe it not.

Matthew 24:37
And as in the days of Noe, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:44
Wherefore be you also ready, because at what hour you know not the Son of man will come.

Luke 17:24
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.

Additional Translations
For 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.

For just as the lightning comes forth from the east and shines as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

For as the lightning comes out of the east, and shines even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

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.

For as the lightning goes forth from the east and shines to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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;
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