(King James Bible)
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The elect Mt:24:22:
And except those days should be shortened,
there should no flesh be saved:
but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets,
and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that,
if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet,
and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds,
from one end of heaven to the other.
And except that the Lord had shortened those days,
no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's sake,
whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.
For false Christs and false prophets shall rise,
and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce,
if it were possible, even the elect.
And then shall he send his angels,
and shall gather together his elect from the four winds,
from the uttermost part of the earth to the uttermost part of heaven.
And shall not God avenge his own elect
, which cry day and night unto him,
though he bear long with them?
Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect?
It is God that justifieth.
(For the children being not yet born,
neither having done any good or evil,
that the purpose of God according to election might stand,
not of works, but of him that calleth;)
Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant
according to the election of grace.
What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for;
but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes:
but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved,
bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.
I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ,
and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without
preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.
Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes,
that they may also obtain the salvation which is in
Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ,
according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging
of the truth which is after godliness;
Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture,
Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious:
and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.
The church that is at Babylon,
elected together with you, saluteth you;
and so doth Marcus my son.
Wherefore the rather,
brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure:
for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:
The elder unto the elect lady and her children,
whom I love in the truth; and not I only,
but also all they that have known the truth;
The children of thy elect sister greet thee. Amen.
For whom he did foreknow,
he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son,
that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called:
and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified,
them he also glorified.
Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by
Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
In whom also we have obtained an inheritance,
being predestinated according to the purpose of him
who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:
(King James Bible)