Parallel Verses

Twentieth Century New Testament

Lest he should come suddenly and find you asleep.

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.

King James 2000

Lest coming 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.

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 Therefore watch, for you cannot be sure when the Master of the house is coming-- whether in the evening, at midnight, at daybreak, or in the morning-- 36  Lest he should come suddenly and find you asleep. 37 And what I say to you I say to all--Watch!"


Cross References

Mark 14:40

And coming back again he found them asleep, for their eyes were heavy; and they did not know what to say to him.

Mark 14:40-11

And coming back again he found them asleep, for their eyes were heavy; and they did not know what to say to him.

Mark 14:40-34

And coming back again he found them asleep, for their eyes were heavy; and they did not know what to say to him.

Mark 14:40

And coming back again he found them asleep, for their eyes were heavy; and they did not know what to say to him.

Mark 14:40

And coming back again he found them asleep, for their eyes were heavy; and they did not know what to say to him.

Mark 14:40

And coming back again he found them asleep, for their eyes were heavy; and they did not know what to say to him.

Matthew 24:48-51

But, should he be a bad servant, and say to himself 'My master is a long time in coming,'

Matthew 25:5

As the bridegroom was late in coming, they all became drowsy, and slept.

Mark 14:37

Then he came and found the three Apostles asleep. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Could not you watch for one hour?

Luke 21:34

Be on your guard lest your minds should ever be dulled by debauches or drunkenness or the anxieties of life, and lest 'That Day' should come suddenly upon you, like a snare.

Luke 22:45

Then he rose from praying, and came to the disciples and found them sleeping for sorrow.

Romans 13:11-14

This I say, because you know the crisis that we have reached, for the time has already come for you to rouse yourselves from sleep; our Salvation is nearer now than when we accepted the Faith.

Ephesians 5:14

For everything that has its true character made manifest is clear as light. And that is why it is said--'Sleeper, awake! Arise from the dead, and the Christ shall give thee light!'

1 Thessalonians 5:6-7

Therefore let us not sleep as others do. No, let us be watchful and self-controlled.

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