New Living Translation
For as the lightning flashes in the east and shines to the west, so it will be when the Son of Man comes.
King James Bible
For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Darby Bible Translation
For as the lightning goes forth from the east and shines to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:27 For as the lightning goeth forth - For the next coming of Christ will he as quick as lightning; so that there will not be time for any such previous warning.
LibraryOf Meditation Upon Death
Very quickly will there be an end of thee here; take heed therefore how it will be with thee in another world. To-day man is, and to-morrow he will be seen no more. And being removed out of sight, quickly also he is out of mind. O the dulness and hardness of man's heart, which thinketh only of the present, and looketh not forward to the future. Thou oughtest in every deed and thought so to order thyself, as if thou wert to die this day. If thou hadst a good conscience thou wouldst not greatly …
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ
Destruction of Jerusalem Foretold.
The Second Coming of Christ.
And the living beings darted to and fro like flashes of lightning.
But Jesus replied, "Foxes have dens to live in, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place even to lay his head."
For the Son of Man will come with his angels in the glory of his Father and will judge all people according to their deeds.
And I tell you the truth, some standing here right now will not die before they see the Son of Man coming in his Kingdom."
Later, Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives. His disciples came to him privately and said, "Tell us, when will all this happen? What sign will signal your return and the end of the world?"
"So if someone tells you, 'Look, the Messiah is out in the desert,' don't bother to go and look. Or, 'Look, he is hiding here,' don't believe it!
"When the Son of Man returns, it will be like it was in Noah's day.
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