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Matthew 24:27 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For as the lightning cometh forth from the east, and is seen even unto the west; so shall be the coming of the Son of man.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes even to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For as the lightning goes forth from the east and shines to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, just as the lightning goeth forth from the east, and shineth unto the west, so, shall be the presence of the Son of Man.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for as the lightning doth come forth from the east, and doth appear unto the west, so shall be also the presence of the Son of Man;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For as lightning cometh out of the east and appeareth even into the west: so shall also the cowling of the Son of man be.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For as the lightening commeth out of the East, and shineth euen vnto the West: so shall also the coming of the Sonne of man be.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— As the lightning cometh forth from the east, and is seen unto the west, so shall be the advent of the Son of man.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— As the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth unto the west, so will be the coming of the Son of man.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For 1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
as 5618
{5618} Prime
ὥσπερ
hosper
{hoce'-per}
From G5613 and G4007; just as, that is, exactly like.
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).
lightning 796
{0796} Prime
ἀστραπή
astrape
{as-trap-ay'}
From G0797; lightning; by analogy glare.
cometh 1831
{1831} Prime
ἐξέρχομαι
exerchomai
{ex-er'-khom-ahee}
From G1537 and G2064; to issue (literally or figuratively).
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
out of 575
{0575} Prime
ἀπό
apo
{ap-o'}
A primary particle; 'off', that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively).
the east, 395
{0395} Prime
ἀνατολή
anatole
{an-at-ol-ay'}
From G0393; a rising of light, that is, dawn (figuratively); by implication the east (also in plural).
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.
shineth 5316
{5316} Prime
φαίνω
phaino
{fah'-ee-no}
Prolongation for the base of G5457; to lighten (shine), that is, show (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative).
z5727
<5727> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Either Middle or Passive (See G5787)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 10
even unto 2193
{2193} Prime
ἕως
heos
{heh'-oce}
Of uncertain affinity; a conjugation, preposition and adverb of continuance, until (of time and place).
the west; 1424
{1424} Prime
δυσμή
dusme
{doos-may'}
From G1416; the sun set, that is, (by implication) the western region.
so 3779
{3779} Prime
οὕτω
houto
{hoo'-to}
From G3778; in this way (referring to what precedes or follows).
shall y2071
[2071] Standard
ἔσομαι
esomai
{es'-om-ahee}
Future tense of G1510; will be.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
also 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.
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).
coming 3952
{3952} Prime
παρουσία
parousia
{par-oo-see'-ah}
From the present participle of G3918; a being near, that is, advent (often, return; specifically of Christ to punish Jerusalem, or finally the wicked); (by implication) physical aspect.
of 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).
Son 5207
{5207} Prime
υἱός
huios
{hwee-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'son' (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figurative kinship.
of man 444
{0444} Prime
ἄνθρωπος
anthropos
{anth'-ro-pos}
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
be. 2071
{2071} Prime
ἔσομαι
esomai
{es'-om-ahee}
Future tense of G1510; will be.
z5704
<5704> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 188
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 24:1-51.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 24:4-31.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 24:27

For as the lightning goeth forth — For the next coming of Christ will he as quick as lightning; so that there will not be time for any such previous warning.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
as:

Job 37:3 He directeth it under the whole heaven, and his lightning unto the ends of the earth.
Job 38:35 Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go, and say unto thee, Here we [are]?
Isaiah 30:30 And the LORD shall cause his glorious voice to be heard, and shall shew the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of [his] anger, and [with] the flame of a devouring fire, [with] scattering, and tempest, and hailstones.
Zechariah 9:14 And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning: and the Lord GOD shall blow the trumpet, and shall go with whirlwinds of the south.
Luke 17:24-37 For as the lightning, that lighteneth out of the one [part] under heaven, shineth unto the other [part] under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day. ... And they answered and said unto him, Where, Lord? And he said unto them, Wheresoever the body [is], thither will the eagles be gathered together.

the coming:

Matthew 16:28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.
Malachi 3:2 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he [is] like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap:
Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:
James 5:8 Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
2 Peter 3:4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as [they were] from the beginning of the creation.
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Jb 37:3; 38:35. Is 30:30. Zc 9:14. Mal 3:2; 4:5. Mt 16:28. Lk 17:24. Jm 5:8. 2P 3:4.

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