Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 24:23 in English Standard Version "Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or ‘There he is!’ do not believe it." Mt 24:5 For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. Mt 24:26 So, if they say to you, ‘Look, he is in the wilderness,’ do not go out. If they say, ‘Look, he is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it. Lu 17:23 And they will say to you, ‘Look, there!’ or ‘Look, here!’ Do not go out or follow them.