Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

So be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at a time when you don't expect him."

New American Standard Bible

"You too, be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect."

King James Version

Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.

Holman Bible

You also be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect.”

A Conservative Version

Therefore, ye also become ready, because the Son of man comes at that hour ye do not suppose.

American Standard Version

Be ye also ready: for in an hour that ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Amplified

You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour and a moment when you do not anticipate it.

An Understandable Version

So, you also should be ready, for the Son of man will return at a time when you least expect Him."

Anderson New Testament

Be you, therefore, ready also; for at an hour when you think not, the Son of man comes.

Bible in Basic English

So be ready: for the Son of man is coming at a time when you are not looking for him.

Common New Testament

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect."

Daniel Mace New Testament

be ye therefore likewise prepar'd; for the son of man will come, when you least expect him.

Darby Translation

And ye therefore, be ye ready, for in the hour in which ye do not think it, the Son of man comes.

Godbey New Testament

Be ye also ready: because at an hour you do not think the Son of man cometh.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must be ready too, for the Son of Man is coming at a time when you do not expect him."

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore be ye also ready; for the Son of man cometh in an hour when ye think not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be ye therefore ready also; for the Son of man comes at an hour when ye think not.

Julia Smith Translation

And be ye therefore ready: for in the time which ye think not the Son of man is coming.

King James 2000

Be you therefore ready also: for the Son of man comes at an hour when you think not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not think [he will come]."

Modern King James verseion

Therefore be ready also, for the Son of Man comes at an hour when you think not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be ye prepared therefore, for the son of man will come at a hour when ye think not."

Moffatt New Testament

So be ready yourselves, for the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect."

Montgomery New Testament

"Do you also be ready, for in an hour that you think not the Son of man is coming."

NET Bible

You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him."

New Heart English Bible

Therefore be ready also, for the Son of Man is coming in an hour that you do not expect him."

Noyes New Testament

Be ye also ready; for at an hour when ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Sawyer New Testament

Be you also ready; for in an hour when you think not the Son of man comes.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye, therefore, be getting ready, because, in what hour ye are not thinking, The Son of an cometh!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore be ye also ready, for at an hour that ye think not of, the Son of man cometh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do you also prepare, for when you are least expecting him the Son of Man will come."

Webster

Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.

Weymouth New Testament

Be you also ready, for at an hour when you are not expecting Him the Son of Man will come."

Williams New Testament

So you, too, must always be ready, for at an hour that you are not expecting, the Son of Man will come."

World English Bible

Therefore be ready also, for the Son of Man is coming in an hour that you don't expect him."

Worrell New Testament

Be ye also ready; because at an hour ye think not the Son of Man cometh."

Worsley New Testament

therefore be ye also ready; for the Son of man cometh at a season that ye think not of.

Youngs Literal Translation

and ye, then, become ye ready, because at the hour ye think not, the Son of Man doth come.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

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

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ἑτοιμος 
hetoimos 
Usage: 9


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

at an hour
ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye think
δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 12:40

Images Luke 12:40

Context Readings

On The Alert For The Master's Return

39 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. 40 So be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at a time when you don't expect him." 41 Peter asked, "Lord, are you telling this parable just for us or for everyone?"


Cross References

Matthew 24:42

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

Matthew 24:44

So you, too, must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour you are not expecting."

Matthew 25:13

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

Mark 13:33-36

Be careful! Watch out! Because you don't know when the time will come.

Luke 21:34-36

"Constantly be on your guard so that your hearts will not be loaded down with self-indulgence, drunkenness, and the worries of this life, or that day will take you by surprise

Romans 13:11

This is necessary because you know the times it's already time for you to wake up from sleep, because our salvation is nearer now than when we became believers.

Romans 13:14

Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.

1 Thessalonians 5:6

Therefore, let's not fall asleep like others do, but let's stay awake and be sober.

2 Peter 3:12-14

as you look forward to and hasten the coming of the day of God, when the heavens will be set ablaze and dissolved and the elements will melt with fire.

Revelation 19:7

Let us rejoice, be glad, and give him glory, because the marriage of the lamb has come and his bride has made herself ready.

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