96 Bible Verses about End Times Brother Against Brother

2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV / 175 helpful votes

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.

Matthew 24:7 ESV / 79 helpful votes

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.

Mark 13:12 ESV / 64 helpful votes

And brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death.

Matthew 10:21 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death,

Luke 12:53 ESV / 51 helpful votes

They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”

Matthew 24:14 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. ...

Matthew 24:10 ESV / 36 helpful votes

And then many will fall away and betray one another and hate one another.

Matthew 24:3 ESV / 36 helpful votes

As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?”

Matthew 24:36 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

2 Peter 3:1-18 ESV / 32 helpful votes

This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles, knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires. They will say, “Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.” For they deliberately overlook this fact, that the heavens existed long ago, and the earth was formed out of water and through water by the word of God, ...

Mark 13:12-13 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death. And you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Matthew 24:21 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.

Daniel 12:4 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But you, Daniel, shut up the words and seal the book, until the time of the end. Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase.”

John 3:16 ESV / 27 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

2 Peter 3:10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed.

Matthew 24:21-22 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be. And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

1 John 2:18 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Children, it is the last hour, and as you have heard that antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have come. Therefore we know that it is the last hour.

Mark 13:1-37 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!” And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” And as he sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign when all these things are about to be accomplished?” And Jesus began to say to them, “See that no one leads you astray. ...

Mark 13:11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And when they bring you to trial and deliver you over, do not be anxious beforehand what you are to say, but say whatever is given you in that hour, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 24:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.

Matthew 18:15 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.

Matthew 10:21-22 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death, and you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Proverbs 18:24 ESV / 22 helpful votes

A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

1 Thessalonians 5:1-28 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor pains come upon a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. But you are not in darkness, brothers, for that day to surprise you like a thief. For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness. ...

Matthew 25:31-46 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left. Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, ...

Luke 21:1-38 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said, ...

Matthew 24:6 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet.

Proverbs 27:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Do not forsake your friend and your father's friend, and do not go to your brother's house in the day of your calamity. Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother who is far away.

Luke 21:16-17 ESV / 19 helpful votes

You will be delivered up even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and some of you they will put to death. You will be hated by all for my name's sake.

Revelation 1:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near.

1 Thessalonians 5:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor pains come upon a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

Luke 21:11 ESV / 17 helpful votes

There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.

Luke 12:52-53 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For from now on in one house there will be five divided, three against two and two against three. They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”

Mark 13:23 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But be on guard; I have told you all things beforehand.

Matthew 24:11 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray.

Leviticus 19:17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but you shall reason frankly with your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him.

Revelation 17:1-18 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the judgment of the great prostitute who is seated on many waters, with whom the kings of the earth have committed sexual immorality, and with the wine of whose sexual immorality the dwellers on earth have become drunk.” And he carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness, and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, and it had seven heads and ten horns. The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls, holding in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the impurities of her sexual immorality. And on her forehead was written a name of mystery: “Babylon the great, mother of prostitutes and of earth's abominations.” ...

Revelation 11:1-19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there, but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months. And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.” These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth. And if anyone would harm them, fire pours from their mouth and consumes their foes. If anyone would harm them, this is how he is doomed to be killed. ...

Luke 12:51 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division.

Mark 13:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Genesis 17:20 ESV / 16 helpful votes

As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great nation.

Matthew 24:34 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.

Matthew 24:24 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.

Ezekiel 38:21 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I will summon a sword against Gog on all my mountains, declares the Lord God. Every man's sword will be against his brother.

Matthew 24:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

Matthew 16:28 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.”

Galatians 5:26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

1 Corinthians 15:20-24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. But each in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, then at his coming those who belong to Christ. Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule and every authority and power.

Matthew 5:23-24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

2 Peter 3:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him without spot or blemish, and at peace.

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Matthew 10:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

Matthew 24:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Revelation 17:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to rise from the bottomless pit and go to destruction. And the dwellers on earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world will marvel to see the beast, because it was and is not and is to come.

2 Peter 3:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But according to his promise we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells.

John 15:12-15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.

Luke 21:5-36 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said, “As for these things that you see, the days will come when there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” And they asked him, “Teacher, when will these things be, and what will be the sign when these things are about to take place?” And he said, “See that you are not led astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am he!’ and, ‘The time is at hand!’ Do not go after them. And when you hear of wars and tumults, do not be terrified, for these things must first take place, but the end will not be at once.” ...

Matthew 24:29-31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Matthew 10:36 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And a person's enemies will be those of his own household.

Matthew 10:35 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.

Matthew 10:29-31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Mark 13:30 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.

Micah 7:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For the son treats the father with contempt, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Proverbs 27:5-6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Better is open rebuke than hidden love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy.

Proverbs 22:24-25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.

1 Thessalonians 4:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Luke 12:1-59 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops. “I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him! ...

Mark 13:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“But be on your guard. For they will deliver you over to councils, and you will be beaten in synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before them.

Matthew 24:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

See, I have told you beforehand.

Matthew 24:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations for my name's sake.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; ...

1 Thessalonians 5:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

Acts 3:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out,

Luke 21:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he said, “See that you are not led astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am he!’ and, ‘The time is at hand!’ Do not go after them.

Matthew 24:44 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Matthew 24:29 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Matthew 5:21-22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Proverbs 27:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy.

Proverbs 25:16-17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

If you have found honey, eat only enough for you, lest you have your fill of it and vomit it. Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor's house, lest he have his fill of you and hate you.

Proverbs 11:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.

James 5:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

1 Thessalonians 5:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.

Romans 12:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

Acts 2:40 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.”

Luke 21:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all has taken place.

1 Samuel 18:1-3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father's house. Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.

2 Peter 3:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness,

Matthew 23:36 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation.

1 Samuel 18:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.

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