2 Esdras 8:61

The Beginning of Sorrows

2 Esdras 8:61: "And therefore is my judgment now at hand."

2 Esdras 9:3-6

2 Esdras 9:3: "Therefore when there shall be seen earthquakes and uproars of the people in the world:"

2 Esdras 9:4: "Then shalt thou well understand, that the most High spake of those things from the days that were before thee, even from the beginning."

2 Esdras 9:5: "For like as all that is made in the world hath a beginning and an end, and the end is manifest:"

2 Esdras 9:6: "Even so the times also of the Highest have plain beginnings in wonder and powerful works, and endings in effects and signs."