Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Keep watch, then, because you are not certain of the day or of the hour.

New American Standard Bible

Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

King James Version

Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

Holman Bible

“Therefore be alert, because you don’t know either the day or the hour.

International Standard Version

So keep on watching, because you don't know the day or the hour."

A Conservative Version

Watch therefore, because ye know not the day nor the hour in which the son of man comes.

American Standard Version

Watch therefore, for ye know not the day nor the hour.

Amplified

Therefore, be on the alert [be prepared and ready], for you do not know the day nor the hour [when the Son of Man will come].

An Understandable Version

Therefore, you should be watchful, for you do not know the day or hour [i.e., when the Son of man will return].

Anderson New Testament

Watch, therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Common New Testament

Therefore keep watch, for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Daniel Mace New Testament

watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour.

Darby Translation

Watch therefore, for ye know not the day nor the hour.

Godbey New Testament

Watch therefore, because you know neither the day nor the hour.

Goodspeed New Testament

So you must be on the watch, for you do not know either the day or the hour.

John Wesley New Testament

Watch therefore; for ye know not the day nor the hour.

Julia Smith Translation

Watch, therefore, for ye know not the day, neither the hour, in which the Son of man comes.

King James 2000

Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of man comes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore be on the alert, because you do not know the day or the hour!

Modern King James verseion

Therefore watch, for you do not know either the day or the hour in which the Son of Man comes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Look that ye watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor yet the hour, when the son of man shall come.

Moffatt New Testament

Keep on the watch then, for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Montgomery New Testament

"Be watchful then, for you know neither the day nor the hour.

NET Bible

Therefore stay alert, because you do not know the day or the hour.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

Watch, therefore, for ye know not the day nor the hour.

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

Be watching, therefore, because ye know, neither the day nor the hour.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Watch therefore, for ye know not the day nor the hour in which the Son of man cometh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore watch, since you know neither the Day nor the Hour.

Webster

Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of man cometh.

Weymouth New Testament

"Keep awake therefore; for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Williams New Testament

So you must keep on watching, for you do not know either the day or the hour.

World English Bible

Watch therefore, for you don't know the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming.

Worrell New Testament

Watch, therefore, because ye know not the day, nor the hour!

Worsley New Testament

Watch therefore, for ye know not the day, nor the season in which the Son of man cometh.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Watch therefore, for ye have not known the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man doth come.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γρηγορεύω 
Gregoreuo 
Usage: 6

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

the day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

nor
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

the hour
ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Matthew 25:13

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

12 But he made answer and said, Truly I say to you, I have no knowledge of you. 13 Keep watch, then, because you are not certain of the day or of the hour. 14 For it is as when a man, about to take a journey, got his servants together, and gave them his property.


Cross References

Matthew 24:42-44

Be watching, then! for you have no knowledge on what day your Lord will come.

Mark 13:33-37

Take care, keep watch with prayer: for you are not certain when the time will be.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the watch, unmoved in the faith, and be strong like men.

Matthew 24:50

The lord of that servant will come in a day when he is not looking for him, and in an hour of which he has no knowledge,

Luke 21:36

But keep watch at all times with prayer, that you may be strong enough to come through all these things and take your place before the Son of man.

Acts 20:31

So keep watch, having in mind that for three years without resting I was teaching every one of you, day and night, with weeping.

1 Thessalonians 5:6

So then, let us not take our rest as the others do, but let us be self-controlled and awake.

2 Timothy 4:5

But be self-controlled in all things, do without comfort, go on preaching the good news, completing the work which has been given you to do.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is near: so be serious in your behaviour and keep on the watch with prayer;

1 Peter 5:8

Be serious and keep watch; the Evil One, who is against you, goes about like a lion with open mouth in search of food;

Revelation 16:15

(See, I come as a thief. Happy is he who is watching and keeps his robes, so that he may not go unclothed, and his shame be seen.)

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