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Does Luke 21:24 refer to the same time as Rev 11:2?

Luke 21:24 And they will fall by the edge of the sword, and be led away captive into all nations. And Jerusalem will be trampled by Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Revelation 11: 2 But leave out the court which is outside the temple, and do not measure it, for it has been given to the Gentiles. And they will tread the holy city underfoot for forty-two months.

There is every reason to believe that it is. We have seen the Jews return to the land and establish Jerusalem as their capital, indicating that it’s treading down is coming to an end. There remains a third and final overturning of Israel by Gentiles as prophessied in Ezekiel 38 and 39 and Zechariah 12 to 14, which will trigger the return of Christ. The event that follows 'quickly' in Revelation is the time when Christ begins to rule the world.

Revelation 11:14 The second woe is past. Behold, the third woe is coming quickly. 15 Then the seventh angel sounded: And there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever!"

Christ is to govern the world from Jerusalem.

Luke 1:32-33 He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David. 33 "And He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of His kingdom there will be no end."

Isaiah 2 will have its fulfilment:

Isaiah 2:3 Many people shall come and say, "Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, To the house of the God of Jacob; He will teach us His ways, And we shall walk in His paths." For out of Zion shall go forth the law, And the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

I hope this helps.

God bless,