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And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Matthew 24:22
And except those dayes should be shortned, there should no flesh be saued: but for the elects sake, those dayes shall be shortned.- King James Version (1611)
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"Unless those days had been cut short, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.- New American Standard Version (1995)
And except those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.- American Standard Version (1901)
And if those days had not been made short there would have been no salvation for any, but because of the saints those days will be made short.- Basic English Bible
and if those days had not been cut short, no flesh had been saved; but on account of the elect those days shall be cut short.- Darby Bible
And except those days should be shortened, there would no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. - Webster's Bible
And if those days had not been cut short, no one would escape; but for the sake of God's own People those days will be cut short.- Weymouth Bible
Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened.- World English Bible
And but tho daies hadden be abreggide, ech flesch schulde not be maad saaf; but tho daies schulen be maad schort, for the chosun men.- Wycliffe Bible
And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would have been saved; but because of the chosen, shall those days be shortened.- Youngs Literal Bible
Wesley's Notes for Matthew 24:22
24:22 And unless those days were shortened - By the taking of Jerusalem sooner than could be expected: No flesh would be saved - The whole nation would be destroyed. But for the elect's sake - That is, for the sake of the Christians.
People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:22
Mt 24:22 There should no flesh be saved. If such awful work should continue, it would exterminate the human race. For the elect's sake. On their account, because there is salt to save the earth, and end shall be put to the awful work of death. The "elect" are the believers in Christ (Ro 11:5-7).
Comments for Matthew 24:22
Pawan Upadhyay's comment on 2013-11-18 10:19:49:
When End time will occur,then every person will die,Nobody will alive.Elected souls will go heaven so those days will be shortened.
PRICE WILBURN's comment on 2013-11-14 09:17:12:
I BRLIRVE SOME GENTLES WILL BE ALIVE TO GO INTO THE 1000 YR.REIGN
David Wakefield's comment on 2013-11-09 00:13:31:
that atomic wars and melting atomic plants would contaminate the world,,,also genetic engineering would destroy all food ,,,seems man would end the atomic age in one generation of greed,,,and waste dumping knowing that the earth would not survive,,,so without Jesus death would be certain and sudden
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