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Great Tribulation

In Christian eschatology, the great tribulation (Greek: θλίψις μεγάλη, thlipsis megalē) is a period mentioned by Jesus in the Olivet discourse as a sign that would occur in the time of the end. At Revelation 7:14], "the great tribulation" (Greek: τῆς θλίψεως τῆς μεγάλης, literally, "the tribulation, the great one") is used to indicate the period spoken of by Jesus. Matthew [1]: [2] and [https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=matthew+24%3A29&version=KJV 29 uses tribulation (θλίβω) in a context denoting afflictions of those hard-pressed by siege and the calamities of war. Thayer, Joseph. Thayer's Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, θλίβω (Tribulation)

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