Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day would overtake you like a thief;

King James Version

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

Holman Bible

But you, brothers, are not in the dark, so that this day would overtake you like a thief.

International Standard Version

However, brothers, you are not in the darkness, in order that the Day of the Lord might surprise you like a thief.

A Conservative Version

But ye, brothers, are not in darkness, so that the day would seize you as a thief.

American Standard Version

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief:

Amplified

But you are not in [given up to the power of] darkness, brethren, for that day to overtake you by surprise like a thief.

An Understandable Version

But you brothers are not in the dark about that day, so that it sneaks up on you like a thief,

Anderson New Testament

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

Bible in Basic English

But you, my brothers, are not in the dark, for that day to overtake you like a thief:

Common New Testament

But you, brethren, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but you, my brethren, are too well inform'd to be surpriz'd by that day, as by a thief.

Darby Translation

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief:

Godbey New Testament

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day may overtake you like a thief:

Goodspeed New Testament

But you are not in darkness, brothers, so that that Day should surprise you like thieves.

John Wesley New Testament

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should take you as a thief.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day as a thief overtake you.

King James 2000

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you, brothers, are not in the darkness, so that the day should catch you like a thief,

Modern King James verseion

But you, brothers, are not in darkness, that the Day should overtake you like a thief.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But ye brethren are not in darkness, that that day should come on you as it were a thief.

Moffatt New Testament

But, brothers, you are not in the darkness for the Day to surprise you like thieves;

Montgomery New Testament

But you, brothers, are not in darkness, that "the Day" should come upon you like a bandit.

NET Bible

But you, brothers and sisters, are not in the darkness for the day to overtake you like a thief would.

New Heart English Bible

But you, brothers, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you like a thief.

Noyes New Testament

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief;

Sawyer New Testament

But you, brothers, are not in darkness, that the day should come upon you like a thief;

The Emphasized Bible

But, ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that, the day, upon you, as upon thieves, should lay hold;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You, however, Brothers, are not in darkness, that the daylight should take you by surprise as if you were thieves.

Webster

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

Weymouth New Testament

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that daylight should surprise you like a thief;

Williams New Testament

But you, brothers, are not in darkness, so that that day, like a thief, should take you by surprise;

World English Bible

But you, brothers, aren't in darkness, that the day should overtake you like a thief.

Worrell New Testament

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief;

Worsley New Testament

But ye, my brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should seize you as a thief:

Youngs Literal Translation

and ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day may catch you as a thief;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

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

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

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

καταλαμβάνω 
Katalambano 
Usage: 14

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

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

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

3 While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape. 4 But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day would overtake you like a thief; 5 for you are all sons of light and sons of day We are not of night nor of darkness;


Cross References

1 John 2:8

On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true Light is already shining.

Deuteronomy 19:6

otherwise the avenger of blood might pursue the manslayer in the heat of his anger, and overtake him, because the way is long, and take his life, though he was not deserving of death, since he had not hated him previously.

Deuteronomy 28:15

"But it shall come about, if you do not obey the LORD your God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes with which I charge you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:

Deuteronomy 28:45

"So all these curses shall come on you and pursue you and overtake you until you are destroyed, because you would not obey the LORD your God by keeping His commandments and His statutes which He commanded you.

Jeremiah 42:16

then the sword, which you are afraid of, will overtake you there in the land of Egypt; and the famine, about which you are anxious, will follow closely after you there in Egypt, and you will die there.

Hosea 10:9

From the days of Gibeah you have sinned, O Israel; There they stand! Will not the battle against the sons of iniquity overtake them in Gibeah?

Zechariah 1:6

"But did not My words and My statutes, which I commanded My servants the prophets, overtake your fathers? Then they repented and said, 'As the LORD of hosts purposed to do to us in accordance with our ways and our deeds, so He has dealt with us.'"'"

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

Romans 13:11-13

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Colossians 1:13

For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,

1 Peter 2:9-10

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.

Revelation 3:3

'So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.

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