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 24:12

  • I believe that because sin has increased iniquity the love of many shall wax turn cold. Why does a man or woman say to the other, "I don't love you any more, and walks off?" The person's love for their mate has gone cold because of sin. They quit serving God who is Love. Why do some women abandon a child in a dumpster, has their love turned cold because of sin? We are living in the last days. "Awaken Church, there is no one praying".
  • Isaac solomon for verse 12
    mathew 24:12 is even a word of God happening everyd. Love of those that is waxing cold are both the non-christian, and wicked ungrateful christians. Anyone who is not straight-forward and open mind to God and man, his or her love will aways wax cold. Remember no one can see God ordinarily, that is why God said we should learn to do good in the book of isaiah 1:16-17.
  • Robert Stanley for verse 12
    This verse is talking about the majority of worldly Christians not the non Christians!The world system has always been evil.This verse part of the paragraph of warning to last day Christians.Only Christians in the light will escape the peril of this verse! KJ bible.
  • Pastor Nyiko Blessed for verse 12
    This verse refers to the situation of wickedness in this world that will lead others to walk in hatred. today if you cant pay rent some landslord who are carried by the storm of hatred will never show grace to you
  • Olorunfemi M.k for verse 12
    The only thing I know is that every christian must be aware of this and wake up from their slumber because the time is at hand.
  • Melody AKA Destiny for verse 12
    People today have alot of hate in their hearts .God warns us to love one another.God warns that when we see these things come to pass, look up for your redemption draweth near,even at the door.We need to repent and let the Holy Ghost have His way in our heart.

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