Matthew 24:44
Good News Translation
So then, you also must always be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you are not expecting him.

Contemporary English Version
Always be ready! You don't know when the Son of Man will come.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore be you also ready, because at what hour you know not the Son of man will come.

New American Bible
So too, you also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Wherefore be you also ready, because at what hour you know not the Son of man will come.

Matthew 25:10,13 Now whilst they went to buy the bridegroom came: and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage. And the door was shut. . . .

Luke 12:40 Be you then also ready: for at what hour you think not the Son of man will come.

Philippians 4:5 Let your modesty be known to all men. The Lord is nigh.

James 5:9 Grudge not, brethren, one against another, that you may not be judged. Behold the judge standeth before the door.

Revelation 19:7 Let us be glad and rejoice and give glory to him. For the marriage of the Lamb is come: and his wife hath prepared herself.

Context
Readiness at Any Hour
43But 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. 44Wherefore be you also ready, because at what hour you know not the Son of man will come. 45Who, thinkest thou, is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath appointed over his family, to give them meat in season?…
Cross References
Matthew 24:27
For as lightning cometh out of the east and appeareth even into the west: so shall also the cowling of the Son of man be.

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

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.

Matthew 25:10
Now whilst they went to buy the bridegroom came: and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage. And the door was shut.

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

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.

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.

Additional Translations
For this reason, you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour you do not expect.

Because of this, you also be ready, for the Son of Man comes in that hour you do not expect.

Therefore be you also ready: for in such an hour as you think not the Son of man comes.

Therefore be ye also ready; for in an hour that ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Wherefore ye also, be ye ready, for in that hour that ye think not the Son of man comes.

Therefore be ye also ready: for in an hour that ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not, the Son of man cometh.

Therefore you also must be ready; for it is at a time when you do not expect Him that the Son of Man will come.

Therefore also be ready, for in an hour that you don't expect, the Son of Man will come.

because of this also ye, become ye ready, because in what hour ye do not think, the Son of Man doth come.
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