Matthew 24:22

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 Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

Bible commentary

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).

Discussion for Matthew 24

  • Arlene camacho
    I believe that we are not far as u see the world are getting soo bad that Jesus has to come soon and the prophesies of the word is being fulfilled
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    When the time frame in Gods Word is Rightly Divided you've got the Truth. The abomination of desolation is the Jewish Temple rebuilt. Gods Chosen Elect Zion being Baptized with the Living Fire of the Holy Spirit comes first if you look. When the time comes the true Holy Bride will be Gathered up along with the Holy Spirit {Tongues} and so shall we ever be with our Blessed Lord of Glory Amen.
  • Word
    Peace every person on earth will be worshipping antichrist which translates instead of Christ because the churches are not teaching Christians that Satan comes looking like the Lamb of God. If they would just read Daniel which tells us the vile one comes taking over the world in peace and flatteries. The locust army is a bunch of preachers coming with him and the world will just love their husband
  • Peace
    Keep clean, keep filled the oil of your lamp, keep doing business, keep your eyes fixed on Jesus. He'll gather us ps. 18:9. His mercy will redeem us. No one knows when theif will come. So, be prepared the coming of Jesus. On that day some will left behind. Sinners, rich, powerfull, will be fled. Rev. 13:1 sinner will worship antichrist and cast into the lake of fire.
  • Anonymous
    I feel more bless by reading today's verse.
  • Jacqueline
    I think this scripture gives proof of who God really is because if we take a look at the word of God, you can't doubt it's truth for example: Jesus said in his name we are going to cast out demons Mark 16 vs 17 and conquer things like fear and diseases and we've seen concrete physical proof of this word come alive. So to sum it all up, the word of Jesus about him being Almighty and king forever and the promise of the saints that they will rule as kings forever in eternity can be trusted too based on the above stated example.

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