23 Woe to expectant mothers in those days, and those with tiny babies. For there will be great distress upon this nation[a] and wrath upon this people. 24 They will be brutally killed by enemy weapons, or sent away as exiles and captives to all the nations of the world; and Jerusalem shall be conquered and trampled down by the Gentiles until the period of Gentile triumph ends in God’s good time.
25 “Then there will be strange events in the skies—warnings, evil omens and portents in the sun, moon and stars; and down here on earth the nations will be in turmoil, perplexed by the roaring seas and strange tides.Read full chapter
- Luke 21:23 upon this nation, literally, “upon the land,” or “upon the earth.”