Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.

Would not

General references

Bible References

Good-man

Matthew 20:11
And on receiving it they murmured against the master of the house,
Proverbs 7:19
For the husband is not at home, he is gone a long journey;

Had

Luke 12:39
But this know, that if the master of the house had known in what hour the thief was coming, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be dug through.
1 Thessalonians 5:2
for ye know perfectly well yourselves, that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief by night.
2 Peter 3:10
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, and the elements, burning with heat, shall be dissolved, and the earth and the works in it shall be burnt up.

Would not

Exodus 22:2
If the thief be encountered breaking in, and be smitten so that he die, there shall be no blood-guiltiness for him.

General references

Matthew 25:13
Watch therefore, for ye know not the day nor the hour.
Mark 13:33
Take heed, watch and pray, for ye do not know when the time is:
Luke 12:39
But this know, that if the master of the house had known in what hour the thief was coming, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be dug through.