Matthew 24:12

And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And because iniquitie shal abound, the loue of many shall waxe cold.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Because lawlessness is increased, most people's love will grow cold.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And because iniquity shall be multiplied, the love of the many shall wax cold.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And because wrongdoing will be increased, the love of most people will become cold.
- Basic English Bible

and because lawlessness shall prevail, the love of the most shall grow cold;
- Darby Bible

And because iniquity will abound, the love of many will become cold.
- Webster's Bible

and because of the prevalent disregard of God's law the love of the great majority will grow cold;
- Weymouth Bible

Because iniquity will be multiplied, the love of many will grow cold.
- World English Bible

And for wickidnesse schal `be plenteuouse, the charite of manye schal wexe coold;
- Wycliffe Bible

and because of the abounding of the lawlessness, the love of the many shall become cold;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:12

Mt 24:12 Because iniquity shall abound, etc. Immorality eats out the heart of religion.

Discussion for Matthew 24

  • Stephen F. Zielski
    Our Heavenly Abba Dads Holy Word always explains itself either in verse, context or where its been used before. Behold and look carefully at verse 29. Immediately after the tribulation of those days. Those days time frame is clearly future, why? The Kingdom of God a.k.a. Holy Spirit, Speaking in Tongues, Grace is still here yet, Zion must be Restored
  • Dominic
    Somebody told me that this was a "failed prophecy." Could someone please explain the context of these verses to me more? I noticed that the verses talked about what will happen before the rapture right? I would really appreciate better insight on this. Just been trying to research more into the Bible.
  • Kevin Koval
    Let's all turn to Jesus
  • Wayne
    Isn't it great! Jesus says v.35, Heaven and earth shall pass away! PRAISE THE LORD! COME LORD JESUS!
  • TheTruth
    Matthew 24:32-44 Lets not be afraid of what we see or hear if we read are bible we know the time is upon us lets not be afraid but joyful for those in GOD we trust the Son of Man is coming real soon lets be in joy be happy spread the word about Jesus Christ!! Romans 13:11. Keep on praying keep his commandments remain true to him he will be with you.
  • Bob DeHaan
    It had been some time since I read Matthew24. I was once again humbled by God's precious Word to us. I know many unbelievers and they have know idea what it means to be forever separated, from the Great Jehovah. Never experiencing true joy beyond words. I anxiously await my Savior's soon return to earth where He will Reign Eternal!

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