Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as 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.

International Standard Version

for you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For ye know well that the day of the Lord shall come 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.

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.

New simplified Bible

For you know perfectly that the Day of Jehovah will come like a thief in the night. (Zephaniah 1:14)

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


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

ἀκριβῶς 
Akribos 
Usage: 5

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

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

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
so , thus , even so , on this wise , likewise , after this manner ,
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

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 5:2

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

1 But of the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I write unto you. 2 For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. 3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction comes upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.


Cross References

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

Revelation 3:3

Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore you will not watch, I will come on you as a thief, and you will not know what hour I will come upon you.

Revelation 16:15

Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

Matthew 24:42-44

Watch therefore: for you know not what hour your Lord does come.

Matthew 25:13

Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of man comes.

Mark 13:34-35

For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.

Luke 12:39-40

And this know, that if the owner of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have allowed his house to be broken through.

Jeremiah 23:20

The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he has executed, and till he has performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days you shall consider it perfectly.

1 Corinthians 1:8

Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that you may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.



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