19 Whenever they hand you over for trial, do not worry about how to speak or what to say, for what you should say will be given to you at that time. 20 For it is not you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. 21 “Brother will hand over brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rise against parents and have them put to death. 22 And you will be hated by everyone because of my name. But the one who endures to the end will be saved! 23 Whenever they persecute you in one town, flee to another! I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
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22 Fields that were sown shall suddenly prove unsown, and barns that were full shall suddenly be found empty. 23 There shall be a loud trumpet-blast and it shall strike terror into all who hear it. 24 At that time friends shall make war on friends as though they were enemies, and the earth and all its inhabitants shall be terrified. Running streams shall stand still; for three hours they shall cease to flow. 25 ‘Whoever is left after all that I have foretold, he shall be preserved, and shall see the deliverance that I bring and the end of this world of mine. 26 They shall all see the men who were taken up into heaven without ever knowing death. Then shall men on earth feel a change of heart and come to a better mind.
Notes and References
"... A similar instance my occur in Didache 16:5 ... compare Matthew 24:13, Mark 13:13, Matthew 10:22. it can be argued that the parallel is not by itself very significant. The language is not unusual in such an eschatological context (cf. Daniel 12:12; 4 Ezra 6:25), though the verbal agreement between these texts and the Didache is not as close as that between the Didache and Matthew/Mark.102 Whether the verse in Mark is part of Mark’s Vorlage is debatable. But whatever its origins, the parallel here provides another instance of the Didache showing verbal links with material which Matthew shares with Mark ..."
Gregory, Andrew F. The Reception of the New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers (p. 115) Oxford University Press, 2005
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