The Signs of the Times and the End of the Age(A)

Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, (B)Peter, (C)James, (D)John, and (E)Andrew asked Him privately, (F)“Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign when all these things will be fulfilled?”

And Jesus, answering them, began to say: (G)“Take heed that no one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He,’ and will deceive many. But when you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be troubled; for such things must happen, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and (H)kingdom against kingdom. And there will be earthquakes in various places, and there will be famines [a]and troubles. (I)These are the beginnings of [b]sorrows.

“But (J)watch out for yourselves, for they will deliver you up to councils, and you will be beaten in the synagogues. You will [c]be brought before rulers and kings for My sake, for a testimony to them. 10 And (K)the gospel must first be preached to all the nations. 11 (L)But when they arrest you and deliver you up, do not worry beforehand, [d]or premeditate what you will speak. But whatever is given you in that hour, speak that; for it is not you who speak, (M)but the Holy Spirit. 12 Now (N)brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death. 13 (O)And you will be hated by all for My name’s sake. But (P)he who [e]endures to the end shall be saved.

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 13:8 NU omits and troubles
  2. Mark 13:8 Lit. birth pangs
  3. Mark 13:9 NU, M stand
  4. Mark 13:11 NU omits or premeditate
  5. Mark 13:13 bears patiently