Matthew 24:27

For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as the lightening commeth out of the East, and shineth euen vnto the West: so shall also the coming of the Sonne of man be.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes even to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as the lightning cometh forth from the east, and is seen even unto the west; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because as in a thunderstorm the bright light coming from the east is seen even in the west; so will be the coming of the Son of man.
- Basic English Bible

For as the lightning goes forth from the east and shines to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.
- Darby Bible

For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
- Webster's Bible

For just as the lightning flashes in the east and is seen to the very west, so will be the Coming of the Son of Man.
- Weymouth Bible

For as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.
- World English Bible

For as leit goith out fro the eest, and apperith in to the weste, so schal be also the coming of mannus sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

for as the lightning doth come forth from the east, and doth appear unto the west, so shall be also the presence of the Son of Man;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 24:27


24:27 For as the lightning goeth forth - For the next coming of Christ will he as quick as lightning; so that there will not be time for any such previous warning.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:27


Mt 24:27 For as the lightning. There will be no doubt about Christ's coming when he does come, no discussion, no need that any one shall tell it. It will be manifest as the flash of lightning across the sky. There can be no mistake. Such language shows how much those err who claim that his coming was at the destruction of Jerusalem.

Discussion for Matthew 24

  • Bruce
    i am:That's in 1John 2:18:Little children---,2John 7:many receivers---, 1John2:21:not written. It's helpful to show where things are written in the Bible. Satan will misquote, twist,add or remove words,point to other books, hopefully to deceive! Matthew 7:13--broad is the way that leads to destruction,---.1Peter 1:18-19-(redeemed by The Blood of The Lamb)
  • I AM
    Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists: whereby we know that it is the last time. For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist. I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.
  • Bruce
    Norm: You have no answer because it's not in the Bible. He has always been My Lord and Savior and will be forever.
  • A disciple
    "the beginning of sorrows." There are some very important things for us to understand about the eventual complete ruin of the world, and how much sorrow before the coming of the Lord. There have been many from time to time, who deceive themselves and others, about there coming a great revival first; when the Scriptures plainly say just the opposite; of great lawlessness, and all restraint removed.
  • Norm
    Bruce, Let me ask you one question: and if you can answer my question, I will answer your question. The Son of God who was crucified shedding His blood for many: what was His name?
  • Bruce
    Norm: Jesus Christ is now live in the flesh. Where in the Bible, is that found?

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