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Matthew: 24
15 'So when you see "the abomination of desolation", of which the prophet Daniel spoke, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand), 16 then those who are in Judaea must take to the hills. 17 If a man is on the roof, he must not come down to fetch his goods from the house; 18 if in the field, he must not turn back for his is coat. 19 Alas for women with child in those days, and for those who have children at the breast! 20 Pray that it may not be winter when you have to make your escape, or Sabbath. 21 It will be a time of great distress, such as has never been from the beginning of the world until now, and will never be again. 22 If that time of troubles were not cut short, no living thing could survive; but for the sake of God's chosen it will be cut short.
23 'Then, if anyone says to you, "Look, here is the Messiah", or, "There he is", do not believe it. 24 Imposters will come claiming to be messiahs or prophets, and they will produce great signs and wonders to mislead even God's chosen, if such a thing were possible. 25 See, I have forewarned you. 26 If they tell you, "He is there in the wilderness", do not go out; or if they say, "He is there in the inner room", do not believe it. 27 Like lightning from the east, flashing as far as the west, will be the coming of the Son of Man.
28 'Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather.
Mark: 13
14 'But when you see "the abomination of desolation" usurping a place which is not his (let the reader understand), then those who are in Judaea must take to the hills. 15 If a man is on the roof, he must not come down into the house to fetch anything out; 16 if in the field, he must not turn back for his cloak. 17 Alas for women with child in those days, and for those who have children at the breast! 18 Pray that it may not come in winter. 19 For those days will bring distress such as never has been until now since the beginning of the world which God created-and will never be again. 20 If the Lord had not cut short that time of troubles, no living thing could survive. However, for the sake of his own, whom he has chosen, he has cut short the time.
21 'Then, if anyone says to you, "Look, here is the Messiah", or, "Look, there he is", do not believe it. 22 Impostors will come claiming to be messiahs or prophets, and they will produce signs and wonders to mislead God's chosen, if such a thing were possible. 23 But you be on your guard; I have forewarned you of it all.
Luke: 21
20 'But when you see Jerusalem encircled by armies, then you may be sure that her destruction is near. 21 Then those who are in Judaea must take to the hills; those who are in the city itself must leave it, and those who are out in the country must not enter; 22 because this is the time of retribution, when all that stands written is to be fulfilled. 23 Alas for women who are with child in those days, or have children at the breast! For there will be great distress in the land and a terrible judgement upon this people. 24 They will fall at the sword's point; they will be carried captive into all countries; and Jerusalem will be trampled down by foreigners until their day has run its course.

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