Luke 21:11
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English Standard Version
There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.

King James Bible
And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.

American Standard Version
and there shall be great earthquakes, and in divers places famines and pestilences; and there shall be terrors and great signs from heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there shall be great earthquakes in divers places, and pestilences, and famines, and terrors from heaven; and there shall be great signs.

English Revised Version
and there shall be great earthquakes, and in divers places famines and pestilences; and there shall be terrors and great signs from heaven.

Webster's Bible Translation
And great earthquakes will be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences: and fearful sights, and great signs will there be from heaven.

Weymouth New Testament
And there will be great earthquakes, and in places famines and pestilence; and there will be terrible sights and wonderful tokens from Heaven.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Earthquakes

See on Mark 13:7.

Famines and pestilences (λιμοὶ καὶ λοιμοὶ)

Some texts reverse the order of the words. A paronomasia or combination of like-sounding words: limoi, loimoi. Especially common in Paul's epistles.

Fearful sights (φοβητρά)

Only here in New Testament, and rare in classical Greek. In Septuagint, Isaiah 19:17. Not confined to sights, but fearful things. Rev., better, terrors. Used in medical language by Hippocrates, of fearful objects imagined by the sick.

Luke 21:11 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

and great signs.

Luke 21:25-27 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity...

Matthew 24:29,30 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light...

Cross References
Isaiah 29:6
you will be visited by the LORD of hosts with thunder and with earthquake and great noise, with whirlwind and tempest, and the flame of a devouring fire.

Joel 2:30
"And I will show wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke.

Matthew 24:7
For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.

Luke 21:10
Then he said to them, "Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.

Luke 21:12
But before all this they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.

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