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Mark 13:20

    Mark 13:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he has chosen, he has shortened the days.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And except the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh would have been saved; but for the elect's sake, whom he chose, he shortened the days.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And if the Lord had not made the time short, no flesh would have been kept from destruction; but because of the saints he has made the time short.

    Webster's Revision

    And except the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh would have been saved; but for the elect's sake, whom he chose, he shortened the days.

    World English Bible

    Unless the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh would have been saved; but for the sake of the chosen ones, whom he picked out, he shortened the days.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And except the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh would have been saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he chose, he shortened the days.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 13:20

    Had shortened those days - Because of his chosen, added by D, Armenian, and five of the Itala. See Matthew 24:22.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 13:20

    13:20 The elect - The Christians: whom he hath chosen - That is, hath taken out of, or separated from, the world, through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth. He hath shortened - That is, will surely shorten.