Christ tells a parable about the wheat and the weeds, in which a field of wheat has many weeds in it. The owner of the field says "leave both in until the time of the harvest, then throw the weeds in the fire." Christ explains that the harvest is the end of the age, and that the wheat are the righteous while the weeds are the wicked. This explicitly shows both
the wicked and righteous being left in the world until the end. Nothing
in the text indicates a removal of the righteous beforehand.