13:39 and the enemy who sows them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are angels. 13:40 As 1 the weeds are collected and burned with fire, so it will be at the end of the age.
24:3 As 2 he was sitting on the Mount of Olives, his disciples came to him privately and said, “Tell us, when will these things 3 happen? And what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?”
28:20 teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember, 4 I am with you 5 always, to the end of the age.” 6
1 tn Grk “Therefore as.” Here οὖν (oun) has not been translated.
2 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.
3 sn Because the phrase these things is plural, more than the temple’s destruction is in view. The question may presuppose that such a catastrophe signals the end.
5 sn I am with you. Matthew’s Gospel begins with the prophecy that the Savior’s name would be “Emmanuel, that is, ‘God with us,’” (1:23, in which the author has linked Isa 7:14 and 8:8, 10 together) and it ends with Jesus’ promise to be with his disciples forever. The Gospel of Matthew thus forms an inclusio about Jesus in his relationship to his people that suggests his deity.
6 tc Most