this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world

As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” (Matthew 24:3 NIV)
耶稣在橄榄山上坐着,门徒暗暗地来说:“请告诉我们,什么时候有这些事?你降临和世界的末了有什么预兆呢?” (马太福音 24:3 和合本)
Jesus answered: “Watch out that no one deceives you. (Matthew 24:4 NIV)
耶稣回答说:“你们要谨慎,免得有人迷惑你们。 (马太福音 24:4 和合本)
For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many. (Matthew 24:5 NIV)
因为将来有好些人冒我的名来,说:‘我是基督’,并且要迷惑许多人。 (马太福音 24:5 和合本)
You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. (Matthew 24:6 NIV)
你们也要听见打仗和打仗的风声,总不要惊慌;因为这些事是必须有的,只是末期还没有到。 (马太福音 24:6 和合本)
Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. (Matthew 24:7 NIV)
民要攻打民,国要攻打国;多处必有饥荒、地震。 (马太福音 24:7 和合本)
All these are the beginning of birth pains. (Matthew 24:8 NIV)
这都是灾难(灾难:原文是生产之难) 的起头。 (马太福音 24:8 和合本)
“Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. (Matthew 24:9 NIV)
那时,人要把你们陷在患难里,也要杀害你们;你们又要为我的名被万民恨恶。 (马太福音 24:9 和合本)
At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, (Matthew 24:10 NIV)
那时,必有许多人跌倒,也要彼此陷害,彼此恨恶; (马太福音 24:10 和合本)
and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. (Matthew 24:11 NIV)
且有好些假先知起来,迷惑多人。 (马太福音 24:11 和合本)
Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, (Matthew 24:12 NIV)
只因不法的事增多,许多人的爱心才渐渐冷淡了。 (马太福音 24:12 和合本)
but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. (Matthew 24:13 NIV)
惟有忍耐到底的,必然得救。 (马太福音 24:13 和合本)
And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. (Matthew 24:14 NIV)
这天国的福音要传遍天下,对万民作见证,然后末期才来到。” (马太福音 24:14 和合本)

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