Matthew 10:22

New Testament

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. Source

Date: 70-90 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

4 Ezra 6:25

Pseudepigrapha (2 Esdras)

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. 25Whoever 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. Source

Date: 70-100 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

Gregory, Andrew F. The Reception of the New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers (p. 115) Oxford University Press, 2005

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Gregory, Andrew F. The Reception of the New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers (p. 115) Oxford University Press, 2005

* The use of references are not endorsements of their contents. Please read the entirety of the provided reference(s) to understand the author's full intentions regarding the use of these texts.