New Living Translation
"Two men will be working together in the field; one will be taken, the other left.
King James Bible
Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Darby Bible Translation
Then two shall be in the field, one is taken and one is left;
World English Bible
Then two men will be in the field: one will be taken and one will be left;
Young's Literal Translation
Then two men shall be in the field, the one is received, and the one is left;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:40 One is taken - Into God's immediate protection: and one is left - To share the common calamities. Our Lord speaks as having the whole transaction present before his eyes.
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.
People didn't realize what was going to happen until the flood came and swept them all away. That is the way it will be when the Son of Man comes.
Two women will be grinding flour at the mill; one will be taken, the other left.
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