Matthew 24:34
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened.

New Living Translation
I tell you the truth, this generation will not pass from the scene until all these things take place.

English Standard Version
Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.

Berean Study Bible
Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have happened.

Berean Literal Bible
Truly I say to you that this generation will not have passed away until all these things shall have taken place.

New American Standard Bible
"Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.

King James Bible
Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I assure you: This generation will certainly not pass away until all these things take place.

International Standard Version
I tell all of you with certainty, this generation won't disappear until these things happen.

NET Bible
I tell you the truth, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Amen, I say to you that this generation will not pass away until all these things happen.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"I can guarantee this truth: This generation will not disappear until all these things take place.

New American Standard 1977
“Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass until all these things are fulfilled.

King James 2000 Bible
Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.

American King James Version
Truly I say to you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.

American Standard Version
Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass away, till all these things be accomplished.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Amen I say to you, that this generation shall not pass, till all these things be done.

Darby Bible Translation
Verily I say to you, This generation will not have passed away until all these things shall have taken place.

English Revised Version
Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass away, till all these things be accomplished.

Webster's Bible Translation
Verily I say to you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things shall be fulfilled.

Weymouth New Testament
I tell you in solemn truth that the present generation will certainly not pass away without all these things having first taken place.

World English Bible
Most certainly I tell you, this generation will not pass away, until all these things are accomplished.

Young's Literal Translation
Verily I say to you, this generation may not pass away till all these may come to pass.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:29-41 Christ foretells his second coming. It is usual for prophets to speak of things as near and just at hand, to express the greatness and certainty of them. Concerning Christ's second coming, it is foretold that there shall be a great change, in order to the making all things new. Then they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds. At his first coming, he was set for a sign that should be spoken against, but at his second coming, a sign that should be admired. Sooner or later, all sinners will be mourners; but repenting sinners look to Christ, and mourn after a godly sort; and those who sow in those tears shall shortly reap in joy. Impenitent sinners shall see Him whom they have pierced, and, though they laugh now, shall mourn and weep in endless horror and despair. The elect of God are scattered abroad; there are some in all places, and all nations; but when that great gathering day comes, there shall not one of them be missing. Distance of place shall keep none out of heaven. Our Lord declares that the Jews should never cease to be a distinct people, until all things he had been predicting were fulfilled. His prophecy reaches to the day of final judgment; therefore he here, ver. 34, foretells that Judah shall never cease to exist as a distinct people, so long as this world shall endure. Men of the world scheme and plan for generation upon generation here, but they plan not with reference to the overwhelming, approaching, and most certain event of Christ's second coming, which shall do away every human scheme, and set aside for ever all that God forbids. That will be as surprising a day, as the deluge to the old world. Apply this, first, to temporal judgments, particularly that which was then hastening upon the nation and people of the Jews. Secondly, to the eternal judgment. Christ here shows the state of the old world when the deluge came. They were secure and careless; they knew not, until the flood came; and they believed not. Did we know aright that all earthly things must shortly pass away, we should not set our eyes and hearts so much upon them as we do. The evil day is not the further off for men's putting it far from them. What words can more strongly describe the suddenness of our Saviour's coming! Men will be at their respective businesses, and suddenly the Lord of glory will appear. Women will be in their house employments, but in that moment every other work will be laid aside, and every heart will turn inward and say, It is the Lord! Am I prepared to meet him? Can I stand before him? And what, in fact, is the day of judgment to the whole world, but the day of death to every one?
Study Bible
The Lesson of the Fig Tree
33So also, when you see all these things, you know that He is near, right at the door. 34Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have happened. 35Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.…
Cross References
Matthew 10:23
When they persecute you in one town, flee to the next. Truly I tell you, you will not reach all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.

Matthew 16:28
Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom."

Matthew 23:36
Truly I tell you, all these things will come upon this generation.
Treasury of Scripture

Truly I say to you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.

This.

Matthew 12:45 Then goes he, and takes with himself seven other spirits more wicked …

Matthew 16:28 Truly I say to you, There be some standing here, which shall not …

Matthew 23:36 Truly I say to you, All these things shall come on this generation.

Mark 13:30,31 Truly I say to you, that this generation shall not pass, till all …

Luke 11:50 That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation …

Luke 21:32,33 Truly I say to you, This generation shall not pass away, till all …

Jump to Previous
Accomplished Complete End First Fulfilled Generation Present Solemn Truth Verily
Jump to Next
Accomplished Complete End First Fulfilled Generation Present Solemn Truth Verily
Links
Matthew 24:34 NIV
Matthew 24:34 NLT
Matthew 24:34 ESV
Matthew 24:34 NASB
Matthew 24:34 KJV

Matthew 24:34 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 24:34 Chinese Bible
Matthew 24:34 French Bible
Matthew 24:34 German Bible

Alphabetical: all away certainly generation happened have I not pass place say take tell the these things this to Truly truth until will you

NT Gospels: Matthew 24:34 Most certainly I tell you this generation (Matt. Mat Mt) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Matthew 24:33
Top of Page
Top of Page