The apostle Mark writing (God speaking via scripture...The Word), Jesus speaking in a
discourse to some apostles about how to tell that the end times are
Wycliffe Bible of 1384: And but
the Lord hadde abredgide tho daies, al fleische hadde not be saaf; but for the chosun whiche
he chees, the Lord hath maad schort the daies.
King James Bible of 1611: And
except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's
sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.
NAS Bible of 1960: Unless the
Lord had shortened those days, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect,
whom He chose, He shortened the days.
NIV Bible 1973-78: If the Lord
had not cut short those days, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, whom he
has chosen, he has shortened them.
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(posted 28 December 2003)