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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"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
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.
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).
Bro, Gintz's comment on 2015-08-28 05:05:08:
Amen to the Word of God. Those days will be shortened "after the tribulation" 42 month reign of the antichrist Rev 13:5 Mt 24:29-30 , Mark 13:24-27.Study line upon line precept upon precept,here a little and there a little.Don't hang all your hopes upon one verse and you will not be disappointed. It all has to line up together.
Col 2:8's comment on 2015-06-11 01:28:46:
This verse is simply explained: The Creator of ALL things has created time, space and matter. Mother Earth. But He also promised a New Heaven and New Earth for those who love Him. An end of what we are familiar with is coming. It 's called the End of Days or End of the Age. He has also stated He will shorten the allotted days of Tribulation on behalf of the elect. But to shorten does Not necessarily mean to shorten at the end of tribulation. It could also mean to shorten at the beginning of tribulation. For example: No flesh would survive unless there was a higher power to restrain the abomination of desolation. Knowing all things work together for good for the children of God, absolute surrender of fear must be done if we trust His promises. Present and future promises. Eternal God is our refuge and underneath are His everlasting arms.
Amilcar Portillo's comment on 2014-08-24 09:30:02:
Who are the "elected "? If those are the Jews, I may as well pack up my bags and move to the other side since I got nothing to loose.
Franklin Wright's comment on 2014-08-15 18:29:03:
Well saint 's, if the day 's are shorten for the elect who could make them longer. Why the unelected, if they would change there thought and intentions to something more ethical, moral,or spiritual life would change. It is only the good and perfect gift that comes from above, why are some under control of the ground. We need more from above, our higher nature in higher.
Samuel's comment on 2014-08-14 00:48:42:
The days are evil if that day is not shortened there shall be mass backsliding of believes .because they can not endure the hardship that will come upon them.
Faithfull's comment on 2014-02-01 14:37:22:
Matthew 24:22 (A) And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved:
(Wormwood) Nuclear & Oil contamination on the globe has killed off almost all of the fish & life in the lakes rivers and oceans starting in 1986-2000 than 2000-2014 but they preach ecology to the poor as a way to enslave and entrap when they themselves are guilty of destroying Gods Heaven Earth
the RFID implant chip has proven in multiple tests that it kills every person it is put into by means of nickel-cadmium poisoning a very painful death causing venial disease like lesions all over the body in which there is no cure. every man woman and child is expected to take this death sentence or be subject to arrest as a criminal March 31 2017 in the USA.
Matthew 24:22 (B) but (for the elect's sake) those days shall be shortened.
Note not everyone was dead: Many of the very elect were saved alive to rebuild earth and carry on Gods seed that he planted in everyone on earth but few kept alive within themselves the precious gift of the Holy Spirit which is more valuable than the rarest buried treasure.
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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