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shall the sun be the sun shall be 25 And there shall
darkened, darkened, be signs in the sun,
and the moon shall and the moon shall and in the moon,
not give her light, not give her light,
and the stars shall 25and the stars of and in the stars ;
fall from heaven, heaven shall fall,

and upon the earth
distress of nations,
with perplexity;
the sea

and the
waves roaring;

26 Mens' hearts failing them for fear,& for looking after those things which are coming

on the earth : and the powers and the powers

for the powers of the heavens that are in heaven

of heaven shall be shaken: shall be shaken. shall be shaken. 30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes ofthe earthmourn

and 26 And then 27 And then they shall see the shall they see the shall they see the Son of man com- Son of man com- Son of man coming in the clouds ing in the clouds, ing in a cloud, of heaven, with great power

with power and great glory. and glory. and great glory. 31 And

27 And he shall send then shall he send his angels

his angels, with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather and shall gather together his elect together his elect from the four from the four winds,


from the uttermost part of the earth

with power


ye know

ye know




to the uttermost

part of heaven. from one end of heaventotheother.

28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift

up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.

29 And he spake

to them a parable, 32 Now learn a 28 Now learn a parable of the fig parable of the fig tree ; tree :

Beholdthefig tree,

and all the trees ; When his branch When her branch 30 When they is yet tender, and is yet tender, and puttethforthleaves puttethforthleaves now shoot forth,

ye see and know

of yourownselves, that summer is that summer is that summer is nigh:

now nigh at hand. 33 So likewise 29 So ye in like 31 So likewise ye, when ye manner, when ye ,

ye, when ve shall see all these shall see these

see these things,

thingscometopass, things come to pass, know that it is know that it is know ye that the near, even at the nigh, even at the kingdom of God doors. doors.

is nigh at hand. 34 Verily I say 30 Verily I say 32 Verily I say unto you, This unto you, that this unto you, This generationshallnot generationshallnot generationshallnot pass,

till all pass away, till all these things be these things be

be fulfilled. done.

fulfilled. 35 Heaven and 31 Heaven and 33 Heaven and earth shall pass a- earth shall pass a- earth shall pass away,but my words way:butmy words way:but my words shallnotpassaway. shallnotpassaway. shallnot passaway. 36 | But of that

32 || But of that day and hour day and that hour knoweth no man, knoweth no man, no, not the angels no, not the angels



till all pass,






CHAP. XXIV. CHAP. XIII. of heaven, which are in hea

ven, neither the but my Father Son, but the Faonly.

ther. 37 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

38 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,

39 And knew not until the flood came, & took them all away ; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

40 Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, & the other left.

41 Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left,

34 | And take heed to yourselves lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.


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and pray :




35 For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face

of the

whole earth.
33 Take ye heed,
42 | Watch

watch 36 Watch ye therefore :

therefore,and pray
that ye may be
accounted worthy
to escape all these
things that shall
.come to pass, and
to stand before the

Son of man. for ye know not for


know not what hour your when the time is, Lord doth came.

43 But know this, that if the good man of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, & would not have suffered his house to be broken up.

44 Therefore be ye also ready : for in such an hour aş ye think not, the Son of man com: cth.

34 For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to

every man his

work, and commanded the porter to watch.





45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his Lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season ?

46 Blessed is that servant, whom his Lord when he cometh shall find so doing 47 Verily I say unto

I you,

That he shall make him ruler over all his goods,

48 But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My Lord delayeth his coming ;

49 And shall begin to smite his fellow seryants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;

50 The Lord of that seryant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,

51 And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites : there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

35 Watch

ye therefore: (for ye know not when the master of the house cometh; at even, or at midnight, or at the cock crowing, or in the morning :)

36 Lest coming suddenly,hefind you sleep. ing

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