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Matthew 24:30-31

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24:30 Then 1  the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, 2  and 3  all the tribes of the earth will mourn. They 4  will see the Son of Man arriving on the clouds of heaven 5  with power and great glory. 24:31 And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet blast, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven 6  to the other.

1 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.

2 tn Or “in the sky”; the Greek word οὐρανός (ouranos) may be translated “sky” or “heaven,” depending on the context.

3 tn Here τότε (tote, “then”) has not been translated to avoid redundancy in English.

4 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.

5 sn An allusion to Dan 7:13. Here is Jesus returning with full authority to judge.

6 tn Or “of the sky”; the Greek word οὐρανός (ouranos) may be translated “sky” or “heaven,” depending on the context.



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