Matthew 24:22
Modern Translations
New International Version
"If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.

New Living Translation
In fact, unless that time of calamity is shortened, not a single person will survive. But it will be shortened for the sake of God’s chosen ones.

English Standard Version
And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

Berean Study Bible
If those days had not been cut short, nobody would be saved. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be cut short.

New American Standard Bible
And if those days had not been cut short, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

NASB 1995
"Unless those days had been cut short, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

NASB 1977
“And unless those days had been cut short, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect those days shall be cut short.

Amplified Bible
And if those days [of tribulation] had not been cut short, no human life would be saved; but for the sake of the elect (God’s chosen ones) those days will be shortened.

Christian Standard Bible
Unless those days were cut short, no one would be saved. But those days will be cut short because of the elect.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Unless those days were limited, no one would survive. But those days will be limited because of the elect.

Contemporary English Version
If God doesn't make the time shorter, no one will be left alive. But because of God's chosen ones, he will make the time shorter.

Good News Translation
But God has already reduced the number of days; had he not done so, nobody would survive. For the sake of his chosen people, however, God will reduce the days.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If God does not reduce the number of those days, no one will be saved. But those days will be reduced because of those whom God has chosen.

International Standard Version
If those days hadn't been limited, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be limited.

NET Bible
And if those days had not been cut short, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

New King James Version
And unless those days were shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect’s sake those days will be shortened.

King James 2000 Bible
And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

New Heart English Bible
Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened.

World English Bible
Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened.

American King James Version
And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

American Standard Version
And except those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

A Faithful Version
And if those days were not limited, there would no flesh be saved; but for the elect's sake those days shall be limited.

Darby Bible Translation
and if those days had not been cut short, no flesh had been saved; but on account of the elect those days shall be cut short.

English Revised Version
And except those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

Webster's Bible Translation
And except those days should be shortened, there would no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And except those dayes should be shortened, there should no flesh be saued: but for the elects sake those dayes shalbe shortened.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Yea, and except those dayes shoulde be shortened, there shoulde no fleshe be saued: but for the chosens sake, those dayes shalbe shortened.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Yee and excepte those daies shulde be shortened, there shulde no flesh be saued: but for ye chosens sake those dayes shalbe shortened.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Ye and except those dayes shuld be shortened there shuld no fleshe be saved: but for ye chosens sake those dayes shalbe shortened.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would have been saved; but because of the chosen will those days be shortened.

Berean Literal Bible
And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved; but because of the elect, those days will be shortened.

Young's Literal Translation
And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would have been saved; but because of the chosen, shall those days be shortened.

Smith's Literal Translation
And except those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the chosen, those days shall be shortened.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And if those there days had not been shortened there would not have been saved any flesh, however because of the elect, those there days will be shortened.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would be saved. But for the sake of the elect, those days shall be shortened.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
If those days are not cut short no one would live, but because of the chosen ones, those days will be cut short.

Lamsa Bible
And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would live; but for the sake of the chosen ones those days will be shortened.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And unless those days should be made few, no flesh could be saved. But on account of the elect those days shall be made few.

Godbey New Testament
And if those days were not shortened, no life would be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.

Haweis New Testament
And except those days were shortened, there would be no flesh saved: but for the elect?s sake these days shall be shortened.

Mace New Testament
for unless the time was to be short, very few could escape, but for the sake of the converts the time shall be short.

Weymouth New Testament
And if those days had not been cut short, no one would escape; but for the sake of God's own People those days will be cut short.

Worrell New Testament
And, unless those days should be shortened, no flesh could be saved: but, for the sake of the elect, those days will be shortened.

Worsley New Testament
And unless those days be shortened, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened.








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