23 But woe be to them that be with child, and to them that give suck in those days: for there shall be great distress in this land, and [a]wrath over this people,

24 And they shall fall on the [b]edge of the sword, and shall be led captive into all nations, and Jerusalem shall be trodden under foot of the Gentiles, until the time of the Gentiles be fulfilled.

25 (A)[c]Then there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars, and upon the earth trouble among the nations, with perplexity: the sea and the waters shall roar.

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  1. Luke 21:23 By wrath, those things are meant, which God sendeth when he is displeased.
  2. Luke 21:24 Word for word, mouth, for the Hebrews call the edge of a sword the mouth, because the edge biteth.
  3. Luke 21:25 When the times are expired, appointed for the salvation of the Gentiles and punishment of the Jews: And so he passeth from the destruction of Jerusalem, to the history of the latter judgment.

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