New Living Translation
You also must be ready all the time, for the Son of Man will come when least expected."
King James Bible
Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye therefore, be ye ready, for in the hour in which ye do not think it, the Son of man comes.
World English Bible
Therefore be ready also, for the Son of Man is coming in an hour that you don't expect him."
Young's Literal Translation
and ye, then, become ye ready, because at the hour ye think not, the Son of Man doth come.'
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'I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled!'--LUKE xii. 49. We have here one of the rare glimpses which our Lord gives us into His inmost heart, His thought of His mission, and His feelings about it. If familiarity had not weakened the impression, and dulled the edge, of these words, how startling they would seem to us! 'I am come'--then, He was, before He came, and He came by His own voluntary act. A Jewish peasant says that He is going to set the world on fire-and …
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And since you don't know when that time will come, be on guard! Stay alert!
"Watch out! Don't let your hearts be dulled by carousing and drunkenness, and by the worries of this life. Don't let that day catch you unaware,
Keep alert at all times. And pray that you might be strong enough to escape these coming horrors and stand before the Son of Man."
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