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Luke 21:21

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21:21 Then those who are in Judea must flee 1  to the mountains. Those 2  who are inside the city must depart. Those 3  who are out in the country must not enter it,

Luke 21:24

Context
21:24 They 4  will fall by the edge 5  of the sword and be led away as captives 6  among all nations. Jerusalem 7  will be trampled down by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. 8 

1 sn Fleeing to the mountains is a key OT image: Gen 19:17; Judg 6:2; Isa 15:5; Jer 16:16; Zech 14:5.

2 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

3 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

4 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

5 tn Grk “by the mouth of the sword” (an idiom for the edge of a sword).

6 sn Here is the predicted judgment against the nation until the time of Gentile rule has passed: Its people will be led away as captives.

7 tn Grk “And Jerusalem.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

8 sn Until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled implies a time when Israel again has a central role in God’s plan.



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