Matthew 24:30

And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And then shall appeare the signe of the Sonne of man in heauen: and then shall all the Tribes of the earth mourne, and they shall see the Sonne of man coming in the clouds of heauen, with power and great glory.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the SON OF MAN COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF THE SKY with power and great glory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And then the sign of the Son of man will be seen in heaven: and then all the nations of the earth will have sorrow, and they will see the Son of man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
- Basic English Bible

And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven; and then shall all the tribes of the land lament, and they shall see the Son of man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
- Darby Bible

And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
- Webster's Bible

Then will appear the Sign of the Son of Man in the sky; and then will all the nations of the earth lament, when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with great power and glory.
- Weymouth Bible

and then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky. Then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with power and great glory.
- World English Bible

And thanne the tokene of mannus sone schal appere in heuene, and thanne alle kynredis of the erthe schulen weile; and thei schulen see mannus sone comynge in the cloudis of heuene, with miche vertu and maieste.
- Wycliffe Bible

and then shall appear the sign of the Son of Man in the heaven; and then shall all the tribes of the earth smite the breast, and they shall see the Son of Man coming upon the clouds of the heaven, with power and much glory;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 24:30


24:30 Then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven - It seems a little before he himself descends. The sun, moon, and stars being extinguished, (probably not those of our system only,) the sign of the Son of man (perhaps the cross) will appear in the glory of the Lord.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:30


Mt 24:30 Then. After the long period of apostasy. Shall appear the sign of the Son of man. Some sign of his coming that every one will recognize when it is manifested. All the tribes of the earth mourn. Because of their sins. They shall see the Son of man coming. It will be visible to every eye and will be in splendor.

Discussion for Matthew 24

  • Rev Gary Pitser
    I believe Matthew 24 and St Luke 21 are the same and both are talking about the Second
    Coming and not the Rapture of the Church.When they asked this question the Rapture
    was still a mystery Paul made it known after Christ was risen.
  • Daniel Jacobsen
    I believe that the Forerunner of this verse truly Isaiah chapter 40 verse 8.. Which states that the grass withers the flowers fade but the word of the Lord shall stand forever... But either way nothing changes the fact that the word of the Lord shall stand forever, Hallelujah!
  • A disciple
    "But know this, that if the GOODMAN of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up." The Archaic meaning of a Goodman is a Husband or House Manager, a manager of an estate, to till (the soil), to manage or use (resources, finances, etc) thriftily. We are under Charge to Manage Use and Keep His Property Wisely.
  • A disciple
    "For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be." While the narrative in Gen.6 describes how God saw the world full of apostasy corruption and violence; the people couldn't care less!
  • Edward Palamar
    The sign v.30 of the Son of Man in Heaven is St. John the Baptist resurrected for ca. 61.5 years thusfar .
  • ANNE OLABISI
    MATTHEW 24 IS VERY REAL

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