Matthew 24:8

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

All these are the beginning of sorrowes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But all these things are {merely} the beginning of birth pangs.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But all these things are the beginning of travail.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But all these things are the first of the troubles.
- Basic English Bible

But all these [are the] beginning of throes.
- Darby Bible

All these are the beginning of sorrows.
- Webster's Bible

but all these miseries are but like the early pains of childbirth.
- Weymouth Bible

But all these things are the beginning of birth pains.
- World English Bible

and alle these ben bigynnyngis of sorewes.
- Wycliffe Bible

and all these [are] the beginning of sorrows;
- Youngs Literal Bible

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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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