Matthew 24:23–28 — The New International Version (NIV)23 At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or, ‘There he is!’ do not believe it.24 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect. 25 See, I have told you ahead of time.
26 “So if anyone tells you, ‘There he is, out in the wilderness,’ do not go out; or, ‘Here he is, in theinner rooms,’ do not believe it. 27 For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 28 Wherever there is a carcass, there the vultures will gather.
Matthew 24:23–28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)23 Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not. 24 For there shallarise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if itwere possible, they shall deceive the very elect. 25 Behold, I have told you before. 26 Wherefore if theyshall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not. 27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shallalso the coming of the Son of man be. 28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles begathered together.
Matthew 24:23–28 — New Living Translation (NLT)23 “Then if anyone tells you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah,’ or ‘There he is,’ don’t believe it. 24 For falsemessiahs and false prophets will rise up and perform great signs and wonders so as to deceive, ifpossible, even God’s chosen ones. 25 See, I have warned you about this ahead of time.
26 “So if someone tells you, ‘Look, the Messiah is out in the desert,’ don’t bother to go and look. Or, ‘Look, he is hiding here,’ don’t believe it! 27 For as the lightning flashes in the east and shines to thewest, so it will be when the Son of Man comes. 28 Just as the gathering of vultures shows there is acarcass nearby, so these signs indicate that the end is near.
Matthew 24:23–28 — The New King James Version (NKJV)23 “Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or ‘There!’ do not believe it. 24 For falsechrists and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even theelect. 25 See, I have told you beforehand.
26 “Therefore if they say to you, ‘Look, He is in the desert!’ do not go out; or ‘Look, He is in the innerrooms!’ do not believe it.
27 For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so also will the coming of the Sonof Man be. 28 For wherever the carcass is, there the eagles will be gathered together.