Matthew 24:6

And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And yee shall heare of warres, and rumors of warres: See that yee be not troubled: for all these things must come to passe, but the end is not yet.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for {those things} must take place, but {that} is not yet the end.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that ye be not troubled: for `these things' must needs come to pass; but the end is not yet.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And news will come to you of wars and talk of wars: do not be troubled, for these things have to be; but it is still not the end.
- Basic English Bible

But ye will hear of wars and rumours of wars. See that ye be not disturbed; for all [these things] must take place, but it is not yet the end.
- Darby Bible

And ye will hear of wars, and rumors of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
- Webster's Bible

And before long you will hear of wars and rumours of wars. Do not be alarmed, for such things must be; but the End is not yet.
- Weymouth Bible

You will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you aren't troubled, for all this must happen, but the end is not yet.
- World English Bible

For ye schulen here batels, and opyniouns of batels; se ye that ye be not disturblid; for it byhoueth these thingis to be don, but not yit is the ende.
- Wycliffe Bible

and ye shall begin to hear of wars, and reports of wars; see, be not troubled, for it behoveth all [these] to come to pass, but the end is not yet.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 24:6


24:6 Wars - Near: Rumours of wars - At a distance. All these things must come to pass - As a foundation for lasting tranquillity. But the end - Concerning which ye inquire, is not yet - So far from it, that this is but the beginning sorrows.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:6


Mt 24:6 Ye shall hear of wars. The Jewish war began in A.D. 66, and ended five years after. During this period all the Roman empire was filled with commotion. Nero, the emperor, was overthrown by Galba; six months after, Galba was overthrown by Otho; a few months after, Otho was overthrown by Vitelius; a little later, he was overthrown by Vespasian. All of these but the last, who ascended the throne shortly before Jerusalem was destroyed, died violent deaths.

Discussion for Matthew 24

  • 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
  • Lilian
    Only Jesus and Abba Father who knows the 2nd coming of Jesus but thank you Lord for saving us by your blood Jesus help us to be born again in spirit every moment of my life save us until rapture Lord Jehova Rapha Shalom
  • A disciple
    Hi Bruce; I wanted to add a little to support your efforts. Luke 22:28-29 "Ye are they which have continued with me in my temptations. And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me;" In reading all that the Lord said in the last days before He suffered (Mt. 24-26; Mk. 13-14; Lk. 21-22; Jn. 13-18) there's NO MISTAKING that Christ and His followers ARE appointed tribulation!
  • John
    I believe we are at the beginning of the tribulation. Look around, abortion, homosexuality, the loss of love of one's neighbors, the twisting of scripture, the threat of war. As our Lord said "Look up, for the salvation draws nigh!" I don't know when I don't worry about that. Might be today might be next week, it may be as I am being led to my death. COME LORD JESUS! !
  • A disciple
    In case you haven't looked outside lately, the so-called church isn't doing a thing to hinder the wicked! The Holy Spirit in the true Saints (inside or outside the mainstream churches) still convicts of sin, of righteousness and of judgment; but the ungodly cast away the cords and break the bands in a fury of defiant rage against God's Son. The hindrance is the restraint which goes with integrity!

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