20 Now when He was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He answered them and said, “The kingdom of God does not come with observation; 21 nnor will they say, 6‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For indeed, othe kingdom of God is 7within you.”
22 Then He said to the disciples, p“The days will come when you will desire to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you will not see it. 23 qAnd they will say to you, 8‘Look here!’ or ‘Look there!’ Do not go after them or follow them. 24 rFor as the lightning that flashes out of one part under heaven shines to the other part under heaven, so also the Son of Man will be in His day. 25 sBut first He must suffer many things and be trejected by this generation. 26 uAnd as it vwas in the wdays of xNoah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man: 27 They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the yday that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and zdestroyed them all. 28 aLikewise as it was also in the days of Lot: They ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; 29 but on bthe day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all. 30 Even so will it be in the day when the Son of Man cis revealed.
31 “In that day, he dwho is on the housetop, and his 9goods are in the house, let him not come down to take them away. And likewise the one who is in the field, let him not turn back. 32 eRemember Lot’s wife. 33 fWhoever seeks to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it. 34 gI tell you, in that night there will be two 1men in one bed: the one will be taken and the other will be left. 35 hTwo women will be grinding together: the one will be taken and the other left. 36 2Two men will be in the field: the one will be taken and the other left.”
37 And they answered and said to Him, i“Where, Lord?”
So He said to them, “Wherever the body is, there the eagles will be gathered together.”
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