Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

for you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

New American Standard Bible

For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

King James Version

For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Holman Bible

For you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

A Conservative Version

For ye yourselves know accurately that the day of Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

American Standard Version

For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Amplified

For you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of the [return of the] Lord will come [as unexpectedly and suddenly] as a thief in the night.

An Understandable Version

for you know perfectly well that the day of the Lord [i.e., when He returns, See II Thess. 2:1-2] will arrive like a thief coming in the night.

Anderson New Testament

for you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night:

Bible in Basic English

For you yourselves have the knowledge that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

Common New Testament

For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for you very well know, that the day of the Lord steals on like a thief in the night.

Darby Translation

for ye know perfectly well yourselves, that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief by night.

Godbey New Testament

for you yourselves know well, that the day of the Lord is so coming like a thief in the night.

Goodspeed New Testament

for you yourselves know perfectly well that the Day of the Lord is to come like a thief in the night.

John Wesley New Testament

For ye yourselves know perfectly, that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Julia Smith Translation

For ye yourselves know accurately that the day of the Lord, as a thief in the night, so comes.

King James 2000

For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for [you] yourselves well know that the day of the Lord is coming in the [same] way as a thief in the night.

Modern King James verseion

For you yourselves know accurately that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for ye your selves know perfectly, that the day of the Lord shall come even as a thief in the night.

Moffatt New Testament

You know perfectly well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night;

Montgomery New Testament

You yourselves know perfectly that the Day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night.

NET Bible

For you know quite well that the day of the Lord will come in the same way as a thief in the night.

New Heart English Bible

For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

Noyes New Testament

for ye yourselves know full well, that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Sawyer New Testament

for you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

The Emphasized Bible

For, ye yourselves, perfectly well know - that, the day of the Lord, as a thief in the night, so, cometh;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for yourselves know precisely that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You yourselves know well that the Day of the Lord will come just as a thief comes in the night.

Webster

For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Weymouth New Testament

For you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

Williams New Testament

for you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of the Lord is coming like a thief in the night.

World English Bible

For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

Worrell New Testament

for ye yourselves know accurately that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief at night.

Worsley New Testament

for ye yourselves know full well, that the day of the Lord cometh like a thief in the night.

Youngs Literal Translation

for yourselves have known thoroughly that the day of the Lord as a thief in the night doth so come,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825


Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ἀκριβῶς 
Akribos 
Usage: 5

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

a thief
κλέπτης 
Kleptes 
Usage: 6

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 5:2

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:2

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

1 Now you do not need to have anything written to you about times and dates, brothers, 2 for you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3 When people say, "There is peace and security," destruction will strike them as suddenly as labor pains come to a pregnant woman, and they will not be able to escape.


Cross References

2 Peter 3:10

But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief. On that day the heavens will disappear with a roaring sound, the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done on it will be exposed.

Revelation 3:3

So remember what you received and heard. Obey it, and repent. If you are not alert, I will come like a thief, and you won't know the time when I will come to you.

Revelation 16:15

"See, I am coming like a thief. How blessed is the person who remains alert and keeps his clothes on! He won't have to go naked and let others see his shame."

Matthew 24:42-44

"So keep on watching, because you don't know on what day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 25:13

So keep on watching, because you don't know the day or the hour."

Mark 13:34-35

It's like a man who went on a trip. As he left home, he put his servants in charge, each with his own work, and he ordered the doorkeeper to be alert.

Luke 12:39-40

But be sure of this: if the homeowner had known at what time the thief were coming, he would have watched and would not have let his house be broken into.

Jeremiah 23:20

The LORD's anger won't turn back until he has accomplished what he intended to do. In the future you will clearly understand it.

1 Corinthians 1:8

He will keep you strong until the end, so that you will be blameless on the Day of our Lord Jesus the Messiah.

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