1 Thessalonians 5:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

New Living Translation
For you know quite well that the day of the Lord’s return will come unexpectedly, like a thief in the night.

English Standard Version
For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

Berean Study Bible
For you are fully aware that the Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

New American Standard Bible
For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord is coming just like a thief in the night.

NASB 1995
For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

NASB 1977
For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

Amplified Bible
For you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of the [return of the] Lord is coming just as a thief [comes unexpectedly and suddenly] in the night.

Christian Standard Bible
For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

Contemporary English Version
You surely know that the Lord's return will be as a thief coming at night.

Good News Translation
For you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come as a thief comes at night.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

International Standard Version
for you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

NET Bible
For you know quite well that the day of the Lord will come in the same way as a thief in the night.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

New King James Version
For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

King James 2000 Bible
For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

New Heart English Bible
For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

World English Bible
For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

American King James Version
For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

American Standard Version
For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

A Faithful Version
For you yourselves understand perfectly that the day of the Lord will come exactly as a thief comes by night.

Darby Bible Translation
for ye know perfectly well yourselves, that the day of [the] Lord so comes as a thief by night.

English Revised Version
For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Webster's Bible Translation
For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For ye your selues knowe perfectly, that the day of the Lorde shall come, euen as a thiefe in the night.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For ye your selues knowe perfectlye that the day of the Lord shall so come euen as a theefe in the nyght.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For ye youre selues knowe perfectly, that the daye of the LORDE shal come euen as a thefe in the nighte.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
for ye youre selves knowe parfectly that the daye of the Lorde shall come even as a thefe in the nyght.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for you have thoroughly known that the Day of the LORD so comes as a thief in the night,

Berean Literal Bible
For you yourselves fully know that the day of the Lord comes in this manner, as a thief by night.

Young's Literal Translation
for yourselves have known thoroughly that the day of the Lord as a thief in the night doth so come,

Smith's Literal Translation
For ye yourselves know accurately that the day of the Lord, as a thief in the night, so comes.

Literal Emphasis Translation
For you yourselves exactly know that the day of the Lord comes thusly like as a thief in the night.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For yourselves know perfectly, that the day of the Lord shall so come, as a thief in the night.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For you yourselves thoroughly understand that the day of the Lord shall arrive much like a thief in the night.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For you truly know that the day of our Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

Lamsa Bible
For you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of our LORD comes just like a thief in the night.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
for you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night:

Godbey New Testament
for you yourselves know well, that the day of the Lord is so coming like a thief in the night.

Haweis New Testament
for yourselves know precisely that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

Mace New Testament
for you very well know, that the day of the Lord steals on like a thief in the night.

Weymouth New Testament
For you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

Worrell New Testament
for ye yourselves know accurately that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief at night.

Worsley New Testament
for ye yourselves know full well, that the day of the Lord cometh like a thief in the night.








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