Luke 12:39
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English Standard Version
But know this, that if the master of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have left his house to be broken into.

King James Bible
And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.

American Standard Version
But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what hour the thief was coming, he would have watched, and not have left his house to be broken through.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But this know ye, that if the householder did know at what hour the thief would come, he would surely watch, and would not suffer his house to be broken open.

English Revised Version
But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what hour the thief was coming, he would have watched, and not have left his house to be broken through.

Webster's Bible Translation
And this know, that if the master of the house knew at what hour the thief would come, he would watch, and not suffer his house to be broken through.

Weymouth New Testament
Of this be sure, that if the master of the house had known what time the robber was coming, he would have kept awake and not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Luke 12:39 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

What hour (ποίᾳ ὥρᾳ)

See on Matthew 24:42.

Would come

Lit., cometh. See on Matthew 24:43.

Broken through

See on Matthew 6:19.

Luke 12:39 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Matthew 24:43,44 But know this, that if the manager of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched...

1 Thessalonians 5:2,3 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night...

2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise...

Revelation 3:3 Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore you shall not watch...

Revelation 16:15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

Cross References
Matthew 6:19
"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal,

Matthew 24:42
Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 24:43
But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into.

Matthew 24:44
Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

2 Peter 3:10
But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed.

Revelation 3:3
Remember, then, what you received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If you will not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come against you.

Revelation 16:15
("Behold, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake, keeping his garments on, that he may not go about naked and be seen exposed!")

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