He said, The sun is still high; it is a long time yet before the flocks need be gathered [in their folds]. [Why not] water the sheep and return them to their pasture?
Who say, [The time] is not near to build houses; this city is the boiling pot and we are the flesh.
Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses while this house [of the Lord] lies in ruins?
2 Kings 5:26
Elisha said to him, Did not my spirit go with you when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Was it a time to accept money, garments, olive orchards, vineyards, sheep, oxen, menservants, and maidservants?
Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say, The time is not yet come that the Lord's house should be rebuilt [although Cyrus had ordered it done eighteen years before].
And behold, they shrieked and screamed, What have You to do with us, Jesus, Son of God? Have You come to torment us before the appointed time?
Jesus said to her, [ Dear] woman, what is that to you and to Me? [What do we have in common? Leave it to Me.] My time (hour to act) has not yet come.
Whereupon Jesus said to them, My time (opportunity) has not come yet; but any time is suitable for you and your opportunity is ready any time [is always here].
Therefore they were eager to arrest Him, but no one laid a hand on Him, for His hour (time) had not yet come.
1 Corinthians 15:8
And last of all He appeared to me also, as to one prematurely and born dead [ no better than an unperfected fetus among living men].