Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come.

King James Version

Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

Holman Bible

Watch! Be alert! For you don't know when the time is [coming].

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Watch ye! Be alert and pray, for ye know not when the time is,

American Standard Version

Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

Amplified

Be on your guard [constantly alert], and watch and pray; for you do not know when the time will come.

An Understandable Version

"You should pay attention; be alert and pray, for you do not know when the time will come [i.e., for the Lord to return].

Anderson New Testament

Take heed, watch and pray: for you know not when the time is.

Bible in Basic English

Take care, keep watch with prayer: for you are not certain when the time will be.

Common New Testament

Take heed, watch; for you do not know when the time will come.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be circumspect, be vigilant, and devout: because you are uncertain when that time will be.

Darby Translation

Take heed, watch and pray, for ye do not know when the time is:

Godbey New Testament

Beware, watch; for you know not when the time is.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must look out and be on the alert, for you do not know when it will be time;

John Wesley New Testament

Take heed; watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take ye heed, watch and pray; for ye know not when the time shall be.

Julia Smith Translation

See, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

King James 2000

Take you heed, watch and pray: for you know not when the time is.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Watch out! Be alert, because you do not know when the time is!

Modern King James verseion

Take heed, watch and pray, for you do not know when the time is.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed: watch, and pray, for ye know not when the time is:

Moffatt New Testament

Take care, keep awake and pray; you never know the time.

Montgomery New Testament

nor the Son, but only the Father.

NET Bible

Watch out! Stay alert! For you do not know when the time will come.

New Heart English Bible

Watch, keep alert; for you do not know when the time is.

New simplified Bible

Be awake (beware) (be cautious and active), watch (perceive) and pray, for you do not know the time.

Noyes New Testament

Take heed, watch; for ye know not when the time is.

Sawyer New Testament

Observe, watch, for you know not when the time is.

The Emphasized Bible

Be taking heed, be watching, for ye know not, when, the season is: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Take ye heed, watch, and pray; for ye know not when the time is.

Twentieth Century New Testament

See that you are on the watch; for you do not know when the time will be.

Webster

Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

Weymouth New Testament

Take care, be on the alert, and pray; for you do not know when it will happen.

Williams New Testament

Keep looking, keep alert, for you do not know when the time will be.

World English Bible

Watch, keep alert, and pray; for you don't know when the time is.

Worrell New Testament

Take heed, watch [and pray]; for ye know not when the time is.

Worsley New Testament

Take heed therefore, watch and pray; for ye know not when the time is:

Youngs Literal Translation

Take heed, watch and pray, for ye have not known when the time is;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Take ye heed
βλέπω 
Blepo 
see , take heed , behold , beware , look on , look , beware of ,
Usage: 85

G69
ἀγρυπνέω 
Agrupneo 
Usage: 2

and

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

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

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

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

πότε 
Pote 
Usage: 7

the time
καιρός 
Kairos 
time , season , opportunity , due time , always 9 , not tr ,
Usage: 63

References

Context Readings

The Unknown Day And Hour

32 "But of that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone. 33 "Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come. 34 "It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.


Cross References

Ephesians 6:18

With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,

Matthew 24:42-44

"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 25:13

"Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

Matthew 26:40-41

And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "So, you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?

Mark 13:23

"But take heed; behold, I have told you everything in advance.

Mark 13:35-37

"Therefore, be on the alert--for you do not know when the master of the house is coming, whether in the evening, at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning--

Mark 14:37-38

And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?

Luke 12:40

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

Luke 21:34-36

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

Romans 13:11-12

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.

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

1 Thessalonians 5:5-8

for you are all sons of light and sons of day We are not of night nor of darkness;

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;

1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Revelation 3:2

'Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God.

Revelation 16:15

("Behold, I am coming like a thief Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps his clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and men will not see his shame.")

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