Matthew 24:27
Modern Translations
New International Version
For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

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.

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

Berean Study Bible
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.

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

NASB 1995
"For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes even to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.

NASB 1977
“For just as the lightning comes from the east, and flashes even to the west, so shall the coming of the Son of Man be.

Amplified Bible
For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming [in glory] of the Son of Man [everyone will see Him clearly].

Christian Standard Bible
For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

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

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.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Son of Man will come again just as lightning flashes from east to west.

International Standard Version
because 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.

NET Bible
For just like the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so the coming of the Son of Man will be.
Classic Translations
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.

New King James Version
For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.

King James 2000 Bible
For as the lightning came out of the east, and shines even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

New Heart 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.

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.

American King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
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.

A Faithful Version
For as the light of day, which comes forth from the east and shines as far as the west, so also shall 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.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For as the lightning commeth out of the East, and is seene into the West, so shall also the coming of the Sonne of man be.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For as the lyghtnyng commeth out of the east, and shineth into the west: so shall the commyng of the sonne of man be.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For like as the lightenynge goeth out from the East, and shyneth vnto the west, so shal the commynge of the sonne of man be.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
For as ye lightninge cometh out of ye eest and shyneth vnto the weest: so shall the comynge of the sonne of ma be.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for as the lightning comes forth from the east, and appears to the west, so will also be the coming of the Son of Man;

Berean Literal Bible
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.

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;

Smith's Literal Translation
For as the lightning comes forth from the sunrisings, and shines to the descents; so also shall be the arrival of the Son of man.

Literal Emphasis Translation
For just as the lightning comes out away from the east and appears as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For as lightning cometh out of the east, and appeareth even into the west: so shall the coming of the Son of man be.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For just as lightning goes out from the east, and appears even in the west, so shall it be also at the advent of the Son of man.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For just as lightning goes out from The East and appears unto The West, so will the coming of The Son of Man be.

Lamsa Bible
For just as the lightning comes out from the east, and is seen even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of man.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
For as the lightning comes out from the east, and shines even to the west, so also shall the coming of the Son of man be.

Godbey New Testament
For as the lightning comes from the east, and shines even unto the west; so also shall the coming of the Son of man be.

Haweis New Testament
For as the lightning cometh out from the east, and flashes to the west; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Mace New Testament
for as the lightning darts from the east in an instant to the west: such shall the advent of the son of man be.

Weymouth New Testament
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.

Worrell New Testament
For, as the lightning comes forth from the east, and shines unto the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of Man.

Worsley New Testament
for as the lightning cometh from the east, and flashes in an instant even to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.








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