24:6 You will hear of wars and rumors of wars. Make sure that you are not alarmed, for this must happen, but the end is still to come. 1
24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached throughout the whole inhabited earth as a testimony to all the nations, 2 and then the end will come.
24:21 For then there will be great suffering 3 unlike anything that has happened 4 from the beginning of the world until now, or ever will happen. 24:22 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.
1 tn Grk “it is not yet the end.”
2 tn Or “all the Gentiles” (the same Greek word may be translated “nations” or “Gentiles”).
3 tn Traditionally, “great tribulation.”
4 sn Suffering unlike anything that has happened. Some refer this event to the destruction of Jerusalem in