13:1 And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, "Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!"
13:1 As he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, "Look, Teacher, what large stones and what large buildings!"

13:2 And Jesus said to him, "Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another, that will not be thrown down."
13:2 Then Jesus asked him, "Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down."

13:3 And as he sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately,
13:3 When he was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew asked him privately,

13:4 "Tell us, when will this be, and what will be the sign when these things are all to be accomplished?"
13:4 "Tell us, when will this be, and what will be the sign that all these things are about to be accomplished?"

13:5 And Jesus began to say to them, "Take heed that no one leads you astray.
13:5 Then Jesus began to say to them, "Beware that no one leads you astray.

13:6 Many will come in my name, saying, `I am he!' and they will lead many astray.
13:6 Many will come in my name and say, 'I am he!' and they will lead many astray.

13:7 And when you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed; this must take place, but the end is not yet.
13:7 When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed; this must take place, but the end is still to come.

13:8 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places, there will be famines; this is but the beginning of the birth-pangs.
13:8 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places; there will be famines. This is but the beginning of the birthpangs.

13:9 "But take heed to yourselves; for they will deliver you up to councils; and you will be beaten in synagogues; and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to bear testimony before them.
13:9 "As for yourselves, beware; for they will hand you over to councils; and you will be beaten in synagogues; and you will stand before governors and kings because of me, as a testimony to them.

13:10 And the gospel must first be preached to all nations.
13:10 And the good news must first be proclaimed to all nations.

13:11 And when they bring you to trial and deliver you up, do not be anxious beforehand what you are to say; but say whatever is given you in that hour, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.
13:11 When they bring you to trial and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say; but say whatever is given you at that time, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.

13:12 And brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death;
13:12 Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death;

13:13 and you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved.
13:13 and you will be hated by all because of my name. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

13:14 "But when you see the desolating sacrilege set up where it ought not to be (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains;
13:14 "But when you see the desolating sacrilege set up where it ought not to be (let the reader understand), then those in Judea must flee to the mountains;

13:15 let him who is on the housetop not go down, nor enter his house, to take anything away;
13:15 the one on the housetop must not go down or enter the house to take anything away;

13:16 and let him who is in the field not turn back to take his mantle.
13:16 the one in the field must not turn back to get a coat.

13:17 And alas for those who are with child and for those who give suck in those days!
13:17 Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing infants in those days!

13:18 Pray that it may not happen in winter.
13:18 Pray that it may not be in winter.

13:19 For in those days there will be such tribulation as has not been from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never will be.
13:19 For in those days there will be suffering, such as has not been from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, no, and never will be.

13:20 And if the Lord had not shortened the days, no human being would be saved; but for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he shortened the days.
13:20 And if the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he has cut short those days.

13:21 And then if any one says to you, `Look, here is the Christ!' or `Look, there he is!' do not believe it.
13:21 And if anyone says to you at that time, 'Look! Here is the Messiah!' or 'Look! There he is!'--do not believe it.

13:22 False Christs and false prophets will arise and show signs and wonders, to lead astray, if possible, the elect.
13:22 False messiahs and false prophets will appear and produce signs and omens, to lead astray, if possible, the elect.

13:23 But take heed; I have told you all things beforehand.
13:23 But be alert; I have already told you everything.

13:24 "But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light,
13:24 "But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light,

13:25 and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.
13:25 and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.

13:26 And then they will see the Son of man coming in clouds with great power and glory.
13:26 Then they will see 'the Son of Man coming in clouds' with great power and glory.

13:27 And then he will send out the angels, and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.
13:27 Then he will send out the angels, and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.

13:28 "From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near.
13:28 "From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near.

13:29 So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that he is near, at the very gates.
13:29 So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that he is near, at the very gates.

13:30 Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away before all these things take place.
13:30 Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place.

13:31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
13:31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

13:32 "But of that day or that hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
13:32 "But about that day or hour no one knows, neither the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

13:33 Take heed, watch; for you do not know when the time will come.
13:33 Beware, keep alert; for you do not know when the time will come.

13:34 It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his servants in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to be on the watch.
13:34 It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his slaves in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to be on the watch.

13:35 Watch therefore -- for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or in the morning --
13:35 Therefore, keep awake--for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn,

13:36 lest he come suddenly and find you asleep.
13:36 or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly.

13:37 And what I say to you I say to all: Watch."
13:37 And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake."