Revelation 16:15
Good News Translation
"Listen! I am coming like a thief! Happy is he who stays awake and guards his clothes, so that he will not walk around naked and be ashamed in public!"

Contemporary English Version
Remember Christ says, "When I come, it will surprise you like a thief! But God will bless you, if you are awake and ready. Then you won't have to walk around naked and be ashamed."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

New American Bible
(“Behold, I am coming like a thief.” Blessed is the one who watches and keeps his clothes ready, so that he may not go naked and people see him exposed.)

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

I come.

Revelation 3:3 Have in mind therefore in what manner thou hast received and heard: and observe and do penance: If then thou shalt not watch, I will come to thee as a thief: and thou shalt not know at what hour I will come to thee.

Matthew 24:43 But this know ye, that, if the goodman of the house knew at what hour the thief would come, he would certainly watch and would not suffer his house to be broken open.

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

2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord shall come as a thief, in which the heavens shall pass away with great violence and the elements shall be melted with heat and the earth and the works which are in it shall be burnt up.

Blessed.

Matthew 24:42 Watch ye therefore, because you know not what hour your Lord will come.

Matthew 25:13 Watch ye therefore, because you know not the day nor the hour.

Matthew 26:41 Watch ye: and pray that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Mark 13:33-37 Take ye heed, watch and pray. For ye know not when the time is. . . .

Mark 14:38 Watch ye: and pray that you enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Luke 12:37-43 Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when he cometh, shall find watching. Amen I say to you that he will gird himself and make them sit down to meat and passing will minister unto them. . . .

Luke 21:36 Watch ye, therefore, praying at all times, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that are to come and to stand before the Son of man.

Acts 20:31 Therefore watch, keeping in memory that for three years I ceased not with tears to admonish every one of you, night and day.

1 Thessalonians 5:6 Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober.

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all is at hand. Be prudent therefore and watch in prayers.

lest.

Revelation 3:4,18 But thou hast a few names in Sardis which have not defiled their garments: and they shall walk with me in white, because they are worthy. . . .

Exodus 32:25 And when Moses saw that the people were naked, (for Aaron had stripped them by occasion of the shame of the filth, and had set them naked among their enemies)

Isaiah 47:3 Thy nakedness shall be discovered, and thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and no man shall resist me.

Ezekiel 16:37 Behold, I will gather together all thy lovers with whom thou hast taken pleasure, and all whom thou hast loved, with all whom thou hast hated: and I will gather them together against thee on every side, and will discover thy shame in their sight, and they shall see all thy nakedness.

Hosea 2:3 Lest I strip her naked, and set her as in the day that she was born: and I will make her as a wilderness, and will set her as a land that none can pass through and will kill her with drought.

Habakkuk 2:15 Woe to him that giveth drink to his friend, and presenteth his gall, and maketh him drunk, that he may behold his nakedness.

2 Corinthians 5:3 Yet so that we be found clothed, not naked.

Context
The First Six Bowls of Wrath
14For they are the spirits of devils, working signs: and they go forth unto the kings of the whole earth, to gather them to battle against the great day of the Almighty God. 15Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame. 16And he shall gather them together into a place which in Hebrew is called Armagedon.…
Cross References
Matthew 24:43
But this know ye, that, if the goodman of the house knew at what hour the thief would come, he would certainly watch and would not suffer his house to be broken open.

Luke 12:37
Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when he cometh, shall find watching. Amen I say to you that he will gird himself and make them sit down to meat and passing will minister unto them.

Luke 12:39
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.

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

1 Thessalonians 5:4
But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief.

2 Peter 3:10
But the day of the Lord shall come as a thief, in which the heavens shall pass away with great violence and the elements shall be melted with heat and the earth and the works which are in it shall be burnt up.

Revelation 3:3
Have in mind therefore in what manner thou hast received and heard: and observe and do penance: If then thou shalt not watch, I will come to thee as a thief: and thou shalt not know at what hour I will come to thee.

Revelation 3:11
Behold, I come quickly: hold fast that which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.

Revelation 3:18
I counsel thee to buy of me gold, fire tried, that thou mayest be made rich and mayest be clothed in white garments: and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear. And anoint thy eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

Revelation 22:7
And: Behold I come quickly. Blessed is he that keepeth the words of the prophecy of this book.

Additional Translations
“Behold, I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the one who remains awake and clothed, so that he will not go naked and let his shame be exposed.”

"Behold, I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the one watching and keeping his garments, so that he should not walk naked and they might see his shame."

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

(Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walked naked, and they see his shame.)

(Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed [is] he that watches and keeps his garments, that he may not walk naked, and that they [may not] see his shame.)

(Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.)

Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.



"Behold, I come like a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his clothes, so that he doesn't walk naked, and they see his shame."

lo, I do come as a thief; happy is he who is watching, and keeping his garments, that he may not walk naked, and they may see his unseemliness,' --
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