Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

New American Standard Bible

in case he should come suddenly and find you asleep.

King James Version

Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

Holman Bible

Otherwise, he might come suddenly and find you sleeping.

International Standard Version

Otherwise, he may come suddenly and find you asleep.

A Conservative Version

lest having come suddenly, he may find you sleeping.

American Standard Version

lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

Amplified

[stay alert,] in case he should come suddenly and unexpectedly and find you asleep and unprepared.

An Understandable Version

[Be alert], for he might come unexpectedly and find you asleep.

Anderson New Testament

lest he come suddenly, and find you sleeping.

Bible in Basic English

For fear that, coming suddenly, he sees you sleeping.

Common New Testament

lest, coming suddenly, he find you sleeping.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for fear by his sudden return he should surprize you sleeping.

Darby Translation

lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

Godbey New Testament

lest having come suddenly he may find you sleeping.

John Wesley New Testament

Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

Julia Smith Translation

Lest having come suddenly he find you sleeping.

Lexham Expanded Bible

lest he arrive suddenly [and] find you sleeping.

Modern King James verseion

lest he come suddenly and find you sleeping.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

lest if he come suddenly, he should find you sleeping.

Moffatt New Testament

Watch, in case he comes suddenly and finds you asleep.

NET Bible

or else he might find you asleep when he returns suddenly.

New Heart English Bible

lest coming suddenly he might find you sleeping.

Noyes New Testament

lest coming suddenly, he find you sleeping.

Sawyer New Testament

lest, coming suddenly, he should find you sleeping.

The Emphasized Bible

Lest, coming suddenly, he find you, sleeping.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

lest coming suddenly he find you asleep.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Lest he should come suddenly and find you asleep.

Webster

Lest coming suddenly, he should find you sleeping.

Weymouth New Testament

Beware lest He should arrive unexpectedly and find you asleep.

Williams New Testament

so that he may not come unexpectedly and find you asleep.

World English Bible

lest coming suddenly he might find you sleeping.

Worrell New Testament

lest, coming suddenly, he find you sleeping.

Worsley New Testament

least coming on a sudden he should find you sleeping.

Youngs Literal Translation

lest, having come suddenly, he may find you sleeping;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

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

ἐξαίφνης 
Exaiphnes 
Usage: 4

he find
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

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

References

Context Readings

The Unknown Day And Hour

35 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: 36  Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping. 37 And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.


Cross References

Mark 14:40

And when he returned, he found them asleep again, (for their eyes were heavy,) neither knew they what to answer him.

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep?

Proverbs 24:33-34

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Song of Songs 3:1

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loves: I sought him, but I found him not.

Song of Songs 5:2

I sleep, but my heart wakes: it is the voice of my beloved that knocks, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

Matthew 24:48-51

But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming;

Matthew 25:5

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Mark 14:37

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

Luke 21:34

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.

Luke 22:45

And when he rose up from prayer, and came to his disciples, he found them sleeping from the grief,

Romans 13:11-14

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.

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore he says, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-7

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

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