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Matthew 24:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And because iniquity shall be multiplied, the love of the many shall wax cold.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Because lawlessness is increased, most people’s love will grow cold.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And because iniquity will abound, the love of many will become cold.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and because lawlessness shall prevail, the love of the most shall grow cold;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, because of lawlessness being brought to the full, the love of the many, will grew cold.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and because of the abounding of the lawlessness, the love of the many shall become cold;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And because iniquity hath abounded, the charity of many shall grow cold.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And because iniquitie shal abound, the loue of many shall waxe cold.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And because of the abounding of iniquity, the love of many will languish.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And on account of the abounding of iniquity, the love of many will decline.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
because y1223
[1223] Standard
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
iniquity 458
{0458} Prime
ἀνομία
anomia
{an-om-ee'-ah}
From G0459; illegality, that is, violation of law or (generally) wickedness.
shall abound, 4129
{4129} Prime
πληθύνω
plethuno
{play-thoo'-no}
From another form of G4128; to increase (transitively or intransitively).
z5683
<5683> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 159
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
love 26
{0026} Prime
ἀγάπη
agape
{ag-ah'-pay}
From G0025; love, that is, affection or benevolence; specifically (plural) a love feast.
of many 4183
{4183} Prime
πολύς
polus
{pol-oos'}
Including the forms from the alternate 'pollos'; (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverb largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely.
shall wax cold. 5594
{5594} Prime
ψύχω
psucho
{psoo'-kho}
A primary verb; to breathe (voluntarily but gently; thus differing on the one hand from G4154, which denotes properly a forcible respiration; and on the other from the base of G0109, which refers properly to an inanimate breeze), that is, (by implication of reduction of temperature by evaporation) to chill (figuratively).
z5691
<5691> Grammar
Tense - Second Future (See G5781)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 26
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 24:1-51.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 24:4-31.

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because:

James 4:1-4 From whence [come] wars and fightings among you? [come they] not hence, [even] of your lusts that war in your members? ... Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
James 5:1-6 Go to now, [ye] rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon [you]. ... Ye have condemned [and] killed the just; [and] he doth not resist you.

the love:

Revelation 2:4-5 Nevertheless I have [somewhat] against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. ... Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast [some] of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
Revelation 3:15 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
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