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

  • Ana
    Are you ready? HE is COMING SOON! HE is EVEN AT THE DOOR! Have you given your life to Jesus? Open your heart's to Him give Him your life NOW except His love for you, ask Jesus in your heart now is the time, turn from your evil way tell Him you love Him and ask Him to come in your heart's ,and be borne again be His child for ever!
    MATTHEW 24 is for such a time like this be ye stedfast
  • Geraldine Stephens
    None of many will not be ready. He will come like a thief in the night. Be not afraid. If you love Jesus and keep the commandments God handed down through Moses than you will pray that Christ comes sooner. Teach your children the scriptures, pray with them. Teach them to love and not hate. Forgive those that curse you. Pray often for forgiveness. He will forgive you also. Christ gave his for us.
  • Jesus loves you. HE IS COMING SOON. Be ready.
    Israel has been reestablished for years. Jesus loves you. Be ready when He comes. HE IS COMING SOON. Be ready.
  • BSP
    Verse 30: The sign of the Son of Man mentioned here is different from the sign of Jesus' presence. The enemies of God will realize that this is something supernatural from God.
  • Bruce
    dis-: Yes it's all about Israel. The Land Reborn-again 1948. THE LORD said HE WILL BRING IT TO BE. There has always been wars. The Start of Spring was 1948. We are in or Heading To Summer. The End has Begun With Israel back in The Picture. Stay in The Bible Only. There are a lot of Posts that will Lead to The Wide Gate, many will go that way! Satan will keep you from Studying The Bible and Prayer
  • A disciple
    "Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: so likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors." The point of this parable is NOT to use the fig tree in some kind of symbolism, to mean Israel (for example); but for how when we shall see the "yet tender" evil beginning to spring.

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