Luke 21:24

“And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall bee led away captiue into all nations, and Hierusalem shall be troden downe of the Gentiles, vntill the times of the Gentiles bee fulfilled.”

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And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
- King James Version

and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led captive into all the nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they will be put to death with the sword, and will be taken as prisoners into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be crushed under the feet of the Gentiles, till the times of the Gentiles are complete.
- Basic English Bible

And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of [the] nations until [the] times of [the] nations be fulfilled.
- Darby Bible

And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles shall be fulfilled.
- Webster's Bible

They will fall by the sword, or be carried off into slavery among all the Gentiles. And Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles, till the appointed times of the Gentiles have expired.
- Weymouth Bible

They will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations. Jerusalem will be trampled down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
- World English Bible

And thei schulen falle bi the scharpnesse of swerd, and thei schulen be led prisoneris in to alle folkis; and Jerusalem schal be defoulid of hethene men, til the tymes of naciouns be fulfillid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they shall fall by the mouth of the sword, and shall be led captive to all the nations, and Jerusalem shall be trodden down by nations, till the times of nations be fulfilled.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 21:24


21:24 They shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive - Eleven hundred thousand perished in the siege of Jerusalem, and above ninety thousand were sold for slaves. So terribly was this prophecy fulfilled! And Jerusalem shall be trodden by the Gentiles - That is, inhabited. So it was indeed. The land was sold, and no Jew suffered even to come within sight of Jerusalem. The very foundations of the city were ploughed up, and a heathen temple built where the temple of God had stood. The times of the Gentiles - That is, the times limited for their treading the city; which shall terminate in the full conversion of the Gentiles.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 21:24


Lu 21:24 And Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles. It has been ever since its destruction. It has been held by the Romans, the Parthians, the Saracens, the Crusaders and the Turks, but never by the Jews.

Discussion for Luke 21

  • Helen Okoye
    Verse 23: Because of the great distress that shall be on the whole earth, people will be running to safety. It will not be easy for the strong and single, how much more women who are pregnant and those breast feeding young children. We should take heed lest that day come to us unawares. May we be found faithful at Christ second coming whether we remain alive or asleep!
  • Marlo
    Encompassing about of Jerusalem with Gentile armies began to culminate in the late 1800's til now. Just look at MENA for a nugget of tuth.
  • Bruce
    That's Referring to a Pregnant Woman and a Newborn baby Still Nursing.
  • Gary Southward
    can someone explain verse 23 please
  • Obbie Beal

    verse 34: And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
    (this is another warning directly for JESUS to me and I am personally responsible for whether or not I took heed to myself; these mention are calling to us everyday hoping we will go a whoring after them; take heed).
  • Obbie Beal
    V:29,30 still hold true in 2018 (world-wide); GOD's fig tree and trees never fail to timely bud; thereby warning us summer is about to return very soon; the wise farmer knows this, so the farmer prepares the soil, BECAUSE life or death for him will be determined by whether the farmers timely plant and harvest a crop / food. V:31 we must know the signs; Life Eternal or lake of fire. WOW! WOW! WOW!

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