For wherever the carcass is, there will the eagles be gathered together.
Treasury of Scripture
Deuteronomy 28:49 The LORD shall bring a nation against you from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies...
Job 39:27-30 Does the eagle mount up at your command, and make her nest on high...
Jeremiah 16:16 Behold, I will send for many fishers, said the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters...
Amos 9:1-4 I saw the LORD standing on the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head...
Luke 17:37 And they answered and said to him, Where, Lord? And he said to them, Wherever the body is...
ContextThe Coming of the Son of Man
27For as the lightning comes out of the east, and shines even to the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 28For wherever the carcass is, there will the eagles be gathered together. 29Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: 30And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. 31And 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.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.
Wheresoever the body shall be, there shall the eagles also be gathered together.
Darby Bible Translation
For wherever the carcase is, there will be gathered the eagles.
King James Bible
For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.
Young's Literal Translation
for wherever the carcase may be, there shall the eagles be gathered together.