Luke: Chapter 21

The Gospel According to Luke. The 21st Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
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Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
21:1 And he beheld, and saw the rich men, that cast their gifts into the treasury; As he beheld, he saw the rich men, how they cast in their offerings into the treasury. And as he beheld, he saw the rich men, which cast their gifts into the treasury, And he looked up, and saw the rich men casting their gifts into the treasury.
21:2 forsooth he saw also some little poor widow sending two little moneys. He saw also a certain poor widow, which cast in thither two mites. And he saw also a certain poor widow, which cast in thither two mites, And he saw also a certain poor widow, casting in thither two mites.
21:3 And he said, Truly I say to you, that this poor widow cast more than all men. And he said: of a truth I say unto you, this poor widow hath put in more than they all. And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all. And he said, Of a truth, I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all.
21:4 For why all these of the abundance to them cast into the gifts of God; but this widow of that thing that failed to her, sent all her lifelode, that she had. For they all have of their superfluity added unto the offering of God: But she, of her penury, hath cast in all the substance that she had. For they all have of their superfluity cast into the offerings of God: but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had. For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God, but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had.
21:5 And when some men said of the temple, that it was adorned with good stones and gifts, he said, As some spake of the temple, how it was garnished with goodly stones, and jewels, he said. Now as some spake of the Temple, how it was garnished with goodly stones and with consecrate things, he said, And as some spake of the Temple, how it was adorned with goodly stones, and gifts, he said,
21:6 These things that ye see, days shall come, in the which a stone shall not be left upon a stone, that shall not be destroyed. The days will come, when of these things which ye see, shall not be left stone upon stone that shall not be thrown down. Are these the things that ye look upon? the days will come wherein a stone shall not be left upon a stone, that shall not be thrown down. As for these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
21:7 And they asked him, saying, Commander, when shall these things be? and what token shall be, when they shall begin to be done? And they asked him, saying: Master when shall these things be. And what signs will there be, when such things shall come to pass. Then they asked him, saying, Master, but when shall these things be? and what sign shall there be when these things shall come to pass? And they asked him, saying, Master, but when shall these things be? and what sign will there be, when these things shall come to pass?
21:8 And he said, See ye, that ye be not deceived; for many shall come in my name, saying, For I am, and the time shall nigh; therefore do not ye go after them. And he said: Take heed, that ye be not deceived. For many will come in my name, saying of themselves, I am he. And the time draweth near. Follow ye not them therefore. And he said, Take heed, that ye be not deceived: for many will come in my Name, saying, I am Christ, & the time draweth near: follow ye not them therefore. And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my Name, saying, I am Christ, and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.
21:9 But when ye shall hear battles and dissensions within, do not ye be afeared; it behooveth first these things to be done, but not yet anon the end. But when ye hear of war, and of dissension: be not afraid, for these things must first come: but the end followeth not by and by. And when ye hear of wars and seditions, be not afraid: for these things must first come, but the end followeth not by and by. But when ye shall hear of wars, and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass, but the end is not by and by.
21:10 Then he said to them, Folk shall rise against folk, and realm against realm; Then said he unto them: Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:
21:11 and great movings of the earth shall be by places, and pestilences, and hungers, and dreads from heaven, and great tokens shall be. And great earthquakes shall be in all quarters, and hunger, and pestilence, and fearful things. And great signs shall there be from heaven. And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and hunger, and pestilence, and fearful things, and great signs shall there be from heaven. And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences: and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.
21:12 But before all these things they shall set their hands on you, and shall pursue you, betaking into synagogues and keepings, drawing to kings and mayors for my name; But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up, to the synagogues, and into prison, and bring you before kings, And rulers for my name’s sake. But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, & persecute you, delivering you up to the Synagogues, and into prisons, and bring you before Kings and rulers for my Name’s sake. But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the Synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before Kings and rulers for my Name’s sake.
21:13 but it shall fall to you into witnessing. And this shall chance you for a testimonial. And this shall turn to you, for a testimonial. And it shall turn to you for a testimony.
21:14 Therefore put ye in your hearts, not to think before, how ye shall answer; Let it stick therefore fast in your hearts, not once to study before, what ye shall answer for yourselves: Lay it up therefore in your hearts, that ye premeditate not, what ye shall answer. Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer.
21:15 for I shall give to you mouth and wisdom, to which all your adversaries shall not be able to against-stand, and against-say. For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, where against, all your adversaries shall not be able to speak nor resist For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, where against all your adversaries shall not be able to speak, nor resist. For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay, nor resist.
21:16 Soothly ye shall be betrayed of father, and mother, and brethren, and cousins, and friends, and by death they shall torment some of you; Yea and ye shall be betrayed of your fathers and mothers, and of your brethren, and kinsmen, and lovers. And some of you shall they put to death. Yea, ye shall be betrayed also of your parents, and of your brethren, and kinsmen, and friends, and some of you shall they put to death. And ye shall be betrayed both by parents and brethren, and kinsfolks and friends, and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.
21:17 and ye shall be hated of all men for my name. And hated shall ye be of all men for my name’s sake. And ye shall be hated of all men for my Name’s sake. And ye shall be hated of all men for my Name’s sake.
21:18 And an hair of your head shall not perish; Yet there shall not one hair of your heads perish. Yet there shall not one hair of your heads perish. But there shall not a hair of your head perish.
21:19 in your patience ye shall wield your souls. with your patience, possess your souls. By your patience possess your souls. In your patience possess ye your souls.
21:20 Forsooth when ye shall see Jerusalem environed of an host of battle, then know ye, that the desolation thereof shall nigh. And when ye see Jerusalem besieged with an host, then understand, that the desolation of the same is nigh. And when ye see Jerusalem besieged with soldiers, then understand that the desolation thereof is near. And when ye shall see Hierusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh.
21:21 Then they that be in Judaea, flee to the mountains; and they that be in the middle of it, go away; and they that be in the countries, enter not into it. Then let them which are in jewry fly to the mountains. And let them which are in the midst of it, depart out. And let not them that are in other countries, enter therein. Then let them which are in Judea, flee to the mountains: and let them which are in the midst thereof, depart out: and let not them that are in the country, enter therein. Then let them which are in Judea, flee to the mountains, and let them which are in the midst of it, depart out, and let not them that are in the countries, enter thereinto.
21:22 For these be the days of vengeance, that all things that be written, be fulfilled. For these be the days of vengeance, to fulfill all that are written. For these be the days of vengeance, to fulfill all things that are written. For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled.
21:23 And woe to them, that be with child, and nursing in those days; for a great dis-ease shall be on the earth, and wrath to this people. But woe be to them that be with child: and to them that give suck in those days, for there shall be great trouble in the land: and wrath over all this people. But woe be to them that be with child, & to them that give suck in those days: for there shall be great distress in this land, & wrath over this people. But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days, for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.
21:24 And they shall fall by the sharpness of sword, and they shall be led captive into all folks; and Jerusalem shall be defouled of heathen men, till the times of nations be fulfilled. And they shall fall on the edge of the sword. And they shall be led captive into all nations, And Jerusalem shall be trodden underfoot of the gentiles, until the time of the gentiles be fulfilled. And they shall fall on the edge of the sword, and shall be led captive into all nations, and Jerusalem shall be trodden under foot of the Gentiles, until the time of the Gentiles be fulfilled. And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations, and Hierusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
21:25 And tokens shall be in the sun, and the moon, and in the stars; and in the earth overlaying of folks, for confusion of sound of the sea and waves; And there shall be signs, in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars: and in the earth the people shall be in such perplexity, that they shall not tell which way to turn themselves. The sea and the waves shall roar, Then there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars, and upon the earth trouble among the nations with perplexity: the sea and the waters shall roar. And there shall be signs in the Sun, and in the Moon, and in the Stars, and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the Sea and the waves roaring,
21:26 men waxing dry for dread and abiding that shall come on all the world; for virtues of heaven shall be moved. and men’s hearts shall fail them for fear, and for looking after those things which shall come on the earth. For the powers of heaven shall move. And men’s hearts shall fail them for fear, and for looking after those things which shall come on the world: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken, Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth; For the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
21:27 And then they shall see man’s Son coming in a cloud, with great power and majesty. And then shall they see the son of man come in a cloud with power and great glory. And then shall they see the Son of man come in a cloud, with power and great glory. And then shall they see the son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
21:28 Soothly these things beginning to be done, behold, and raise your heads, for your redemption nigheth. When these things begin to come to pass: then look up, and lift up your heads, for your redemption draweth nigh. And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads: for your redemption draweth near. And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads, for your redemption draweth nigh.
21:29 And he said to them a likeness, See ye the fig tree, and all trees, And he shewed them a similitude: behold the fig tree, and all other trees, And he spake to them a parable, Behold, the fig tree, and all trees, And he spake to them a parable, Behold the fig tree, and all the trees,
21:30 when they bring forth fruit now of them, ye know that summer is nigh; when they shoot forth their buds, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is then nigh at hand. When they now shoot forth, ye seeing them, know of your own selves, that summer is then near. When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves, that summer is now nigh at hand.
21:31 so also ye, when ye see these things to be done, know ye, that the kingdom of God is nigh. So likewise ye (when ye see these things come to pass) understand, that the kingdom of god is nigh. So likewise ye when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is near. So likewise ye, when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand.
21:32 Truly I say to you, that this generation shall not pass, till all things be done. Verily I say unto you: this generation shall not pass, till all be fulfilled. Verily I say unto you, This age shall not pass, till all these things be done. Verily I say unto you, this generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled.
21:33 Heaven and earth shall pass, but my words shall not pass. Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
21:34 Forsooth perceive ye to yourselves, lest peradventure your hearts be grieved with gluttony, and drunkenness, and busynesses of this life, and that day come sudden upon you; Take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be overcome, with surfeiting and drunkenness, and cares of this world: and that, that day come on you unawares. Take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be oppressed with surfeiting and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and lest that day come on you at unawares. 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.
21:35 for as a snare it shall come on all men, that sit on the face of all the earth. For as a snare shall it come on all them that sit in the face of the earth. For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.
21:36 Therefore wake ye, praying in each time, that ye be worthy to flee all these things that shall come, and to stand before man’s Son. Watch therefore continually and pray, that ye may scape all this that shall come. And that ye may stand before the son of man. Watch therefore, & pray continually, that ye may be counted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and that ye may stand before the Son of man. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accompted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the son of man.
21:37 And in days he was teaching in the temple, but in nights he went out, and dwelled in the mount, that is called of Olives. In the day time taught he in the temple, and at night, he went out, and had abiding in the mount olivete. Now in the day time he taught in the Temple, & at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of olives. And in the day time he was teaching in the Temple, and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of Olives.
21:38 And all the people hasted to come to him in the temple, for to hear him. And all the people came in the morning to him in the temple, for to hear him. And all the people came in the morning to him, to hear him in the Temple. And all the people came early in the morning to him in the Temple, for to hear him.
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