Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 24:22 in English Standard Version "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." Isa 65:8 Thus says the Lord: “As the new wine is found in the cluster, and they say, ‘Do not destroy it, for there is a blessing in it,’ so I will do for my servants’ sake, and not destroy them all. Mt 22:14 For many are called, but few are chosen.” Mt 24:24 For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect. Mt 24:31 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. Lu 18:7 And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them?