Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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, for this day to 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;

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
But
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

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

are
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

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

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

3 For when they are saying, "Peace and safety," then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape. 4 But you, brothers, aren't in darkness, that the day should overtake you like a thief. 5 You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,


Cross References

1 John 2:8

Again, I write a new commandment to you, which is true in him and in you; because the darkness is passing away, and the true light already shines.

Deuteronomy 19:6

lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and strike him mortally; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he didn't hate him in time past.

Deuteronomy 28:15

But it shall come to pass, if you will not listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day, that all these curses shall come on you, and overtake you.

Deuteronomy 28:45

All these curses shall come on you, and shall pursue you, and overtake you, until you are destroyed; because you didn't listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded you:

Jeremiah 42:16

then it shall happen, that the sword, which you fear, shall overtake you there in the land of Egypt; and the famine, about which you are afraid, shall follow close behind you there in Egypt; and there you shall die.

Hosea 10:9

"Israel, you have sinned from the days of Gibeah. There they remained. The battle against the children of iniquity doesn't overtake them in Gibeah.

Zechariah 1:6

But my words and my decrees, which I commanded my servants the prophets, didn't they overtake your fathers? "Then they repented and said, 'Just as Yahweh of Armies determined to do to us, according to our ways, and according to our practices, so he has dealt with us.'"

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Romans 13:11-13

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

Colossians 1:13

who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the Kingdom of the Son of his love;

1 Peter 2:9-10

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

2 Peter 3:10

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

Revelation 3:3

Remember therefore how you have received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If therefore you won't watch, I will come as a thief, and you won't know what hour I will come upon you.

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