Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 guard and stay constantly alert [and pray]; for you do not know when the appointed 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.

Julia Smith Translation

See, watch and pray: for ye 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.

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 
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 
Usage: 519

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

πότε 
Pote 
Usage: 7

the time
καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

References

Context Readings

The Unknown Day And Hour

32 But of that day and that hour knows no man, no, not the angels who are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. 33  Take you heed, watch and pray: for you know not when the time is. 34 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.


Cross References

Ephesians 6:18

Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thus with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

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.

Matthew 26:40-41

And he came unto the disciples, and found them asleep, and said unto Peter, What, could you not watch with me one hour?

Mark 13:23

But take heed: behold, I have foretold you all things.

Mark 13:35-37

Watch you therefore: for you know not when the Master of the house comes, at evening, or at midnight, or at the cock crowing, or in the morning:

Mark 14:37-38

And he came, and found them sleeping, and said unto Peter, Simon, do you sleep? could you not watch one hour?

Luke 12:40

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

Luke 21:34-36

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with carousing, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

Romans 13:11-12

And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Watch, stand fast in the faith, be men, be strong.

1 Thessalonians 5:5-8

You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Hebrews 12:15

Looking diligently lest any man fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is at hand: be therefore sober minded, and watch unto prayer.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:

Revelation 3:2

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found your works perfect before God.

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.

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