For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
Many are known from history and literature, especially the Bible.
For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long.
Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever.
The actual Biblical version of the “This too shall pass bible verse” is shown below.
I will show it in 3 popular translations of the Bible so that you can get a good representation of how it very closely reflects the mistaken verse.
God’s purpose was to begin the human race again from the family of Noah. Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah A disaster called an “overthrow” was delivered in about 2050 B. Jesus spoke “woes” exceeding those spoken against Sodom and Gomorrah on Galilean cities that rejected His teaching (Matthew ; -24; Luke ).
The swiftness of Sodom’s judgment was used by Jesus to illustrate how sudden His return will be (Luke -30).
Arab historians in the Middle Ages refer to Zoar and identify the city as modern Safi southeast of the Dead Sea in Jordan.No doubt the earthquake prepared both Moses and Israel for the important truths the Lord was going to communicate.This awesome shaking event continues to be remembered in the New Testament as the context for God’s delivery of His Law (Hebrews -21). Korah’s Rebellion in the Wilderness A crisis of leadership developed among the children of Israel in the wilderness (Numbers 16:1-40).These two sites are likely the remains of Sodom and Gomorrah.A thick disturbed zone within the Dead Sea sediment core, assignable to the Sodom and Gomorrah event, occurs at a depth of about 18.5 feet. Moses on Sinai Before God spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai and gave the Ten Commandments, a great shaking of the mountain occurred (Exodus ).