Matthew 24:27
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English Standard Version
For as the lightning comes from the east and shines as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

King James Bible
For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

American Standard Version
For as the lightning cometh forth from the east, and is seen even unto the west; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For as lightning cometh out of the east, and appeareth even into the west: so shall the coming of the Son of man be.

English Revised Version
For as the lightning cometh forth from the east, and is seen even unto the west; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.

Webster's Bible Translation
For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Weymouth New Testament
For just as the lightning flashes in the east and is seen to the very west, so will be the Coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:27 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Shineth (φαίνεται)

Rev., better, is seen. The coming of the Lord will be a plain, unmistakable fact, like the lightning which lightens both ends of the heaven at once, and is seen of all. It will not be connected with some particular place, but will manifest itself and be recognized over the whole world. Compare Revelation 1:7 : "Every eye shall see him."

Matthew 24:27 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

as.

Job 37:3 He directs it under the whole heaven, and his lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 38:35 Can you send lightning, that they may go and say to you, Here we are?

Isaiah 30:30 And the LORD shall cause his glorious voice to be heard, and shall show the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of his anger...

Zechariah 9:14 And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning: and the LORD God shall blow the trumpet...

Luke 17:24 For as the lightning, that lightens out of the one part under heaven, shines to the other part under heaven...

*etc:

the coming.

Matthew 16:28 Truly I say to you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Malachi 3:2 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appears? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap:

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

James 5:8 Be you also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draws near.

2 Peter 3:4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep...

Cross References
Ezekiel 1:14
And the living creatures darted to and fro, like the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Matthew 8:20
And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head."

Matthew 16:27
For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.

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

Matthew 24:3
As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?"

Matthew 24:26
So, if they say to you, 'Look, he is in the wilderness,' do not go out. If they say, 'Look, he is in the inner rooms,' do not believe it.

Matthew 24:37
For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

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