Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Therefore also be ready, for in an hour that you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.

New American Standard Bible

For this reason you also must be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour when you do not think He will.

King James Version

Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Holman Bible

This is why you also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

International Standard Version

So you, too, must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour you are not expecting."

A Conservative Version

Because of this ye also be ready, because in that hour ye think not the Son of man comes.

American Standard Version

Therefore be ye also ready; for in an hour that ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Amplified

Therefore, you [who follow Me] must also be ready; because the Son of Man is coming at an hour when you do not expect Him.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, you also should be ready, for the Son of man will come at a time when you least expect Him.

Anderson New Testament

For this reason, be you also ready; for at an hour in which you think not, the Son of man comes.

Bible in Basic English

Be ready then; for at a time which you have no thought of the Son of man will come.

Common New Testament

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore be ye also prepar'd: for the son of man may come at an hour you least expect.

Darby Translation

Wherefore ye also, be ye ready, for in that hour that ye think not the Son of man comes.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore be ye also ready: because the Son of man cometh in an hour at which you do not think.

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore you must be ready too, for the Son of Man is coming at a time when you do not expect him.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore be ye also ready: for at an hour ye think not, the Son of man cometh.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore be ye also prepared: for what hour ye think not, the Son of man comes.

King James 2000

Therefore be you also ready: for in such an hour as you think not the Son of man comes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For this [reason] you also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not think [he will come].

Modern King James verseion

Therefore you also be ready, for in that hour you think not, the Son of Man comes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore be ye also ready, for in the hour ye think least on, in the same ye think he would not: will the son of man come.

Moffatt New Testament

So be ready yourselves, for the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Montgomery New Testament

Therefore you also must be ready, for in an hour when you do not expect him, the Son of man is coming.

NET Bible

Therefore you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.

Noyes New Testament

Therefore be ye also ready; for at an hour when ye think not, the Son of man cometh.

Sawyer New Testament

Therefore be you also ready, for in such an hour as you think not the Son of man comes.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, ye also, be getting ready, because, in what hour ye are, not thinking, The Son of Man doth come.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore be ye also prepared: for in an hour that ye think not, the Son of man cometh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, do you also prepare, since it is just when you are least expecting him that the Son of Man will come.

Webster

Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not, the Son of man cometh.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore you also must be ready; for it is at a time when you do not expect Him that the Son of Man will come.

Williams New Testament

So you, too, must continue to be ready, for at an hour you are not expecting Him the Son of Man will come.

World English Bible

Therefore also be ready, for in an hour that you don't expect, the Son of Man will come.

Worrell New Testament

Therefore, be ye also ready; for, in an hour that ye think not, the Son of Man is coming.

Worsley New Testament

for the Son of man cometh at a time that ye think not of.

Youngs Literal Translation

because of this also ye, become ye ready, because in what hour ye do not think, the Son of Man doth come.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120


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

ἑτοιμος 
hetoimos 
Usage: 9

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

in
ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

an hour
ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

as ye think
δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

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

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 24:44

References

Hastings

Images Matthew 24:44

Context Readings

The Unknown Day And Hour

43 But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what watch of the night the thief was coming, he would have watched, and would not have allowed his house to be broken into. 44 Therefore also be ready, for in an hour that you do not expect, the Son of Man will come. 45 "Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has set over his household, to give them their food in due season?


Cross References

Matthew 25:10

While they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut.

Matthew 25:13

Watch therefore, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

Matthew 24:27

For as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:42

Watch therefore, for you do not know on what day your Lord comes.

Luke 12:40

Therefore be ready also, for the Son of Man is coming in an hour that you do not expect him."

Philippians 4:5

Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is near.

James 5:9

Do not grumble, brothers, against one another, so that you won't be judged. Behold, the judge stands at the door.

Revelation 19:7

Let us rejoice and be exceedingly glad, and let us give the glory to him. For the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready."

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