Matthew 24:43
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English Standard Version
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.

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
But know this 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.

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

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

Weymouth New Testament
But of this be assured, that if the master of the house had known the hour at which the robber was coming, he would have kept awake, and not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Matthew 24:43 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Would come (ἔπχεται)

Rev., was coming. But the present is graphically thrown in as in vv, Matthew 24:40, Matthew 24:41 : is coming or cometh.

Broken up (διορυγῆναι)

Rev., broken through. See on Matthew 6:19. Wyc., undermined.

Matthew 24:43 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

good-man.

Matthew 20:11 And when they had received it, they murmured against the manager of the house,

Proverbs 7:19 For the manager is not at home, he is gone a long journey:

had.

Luke 12:39 And this know, that if the manager of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched...

1 Thessalonians 5:2-6 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night...

2 Peter 3:10,11 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...

would not.

Exodus 22:2,3 If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him...

Cross References
Exodus 22:2
If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him,

Matthew 14:25
And in the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea.

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

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

Matthew 25:10
And while they were going 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 know neither the day nor the hour.

Mark 6:48
And he saw that they were making headway painfully, for the wind was against them. And about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea. He meant to pass by them,

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