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Luke 12:40 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Be ye also ready: for in an hour that ye think not the Son of man cometh.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You too, be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And ye therefore, be *ye* ready, for in the hour in which ye do not think [it], the Son of man comes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ye, therefore, be getting ready, because, in what hour ye are not thinking, The Son of man cometh!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and ye, then, become ye ready, because at the hour ye think not, the Son of Man doth come.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Be you then also ready: for at what hour you think not the Son of man will come.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Be yee therefore ready also: for the sonne of man commeth at an houre when yee thinke not.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Also you, be you therefore ready: for, in that hour that you think not, cometh the Son of man.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Therefore be ye also ready; for at an hour that ye think not, the Son of man cometh.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Be 1096
{1096} Prime
γίνομαι
ginomai
{ghin'-om-ahee}
A prolonged and middle form of a primary verb; to cause to be ('gen' -erate), that is, (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literally, figuratively, intensively, etc.).
z5737
<5737> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 152
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
therefore 3767
{3767} Prime
οὖν
oun
{oon}
Apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjugationally) accordingly.
ready 2092
{2092} Prime
ἕτοιμος
hetoimos
{het-oy'-mos}
From an old noun ἕτεος [[heteos]] (fitness); adjusted, that is, ready.
also: 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
for 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
y3739
[3739] Standard
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
Son 5207
{5207} Prime
υἱός
huios
{hwee-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'son' (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figurative kinship.
of man 444
{0444} Prime
ἄνθρωπος
anthropos
{anth'-ro-pos}
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
cometh 2064
{2064} Prime
ἔρχομαι
erchomai
{er'-khom-ahee}
Middle voice of a primary verb (used only in the present and imperfect tenses, the others being supplied by a kindred [middle voice] word, ἐλεύθομαι [[eleuthomai]], {el-yoo'-thom-ahee}; or [active] ἔλθω [[eltho]], {el'-tho}; which do not otherwise occur); to come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
at x3739
(3739) Complement
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
an hour 5610
{5610} Prime
ὥρα
hora
{ho'-rah}
Apparently a primary word; an 'hour' (literally or figuratively).
when ye think 1380
{1380} Prime
δοκέω
dokeo
{dok-eh'-o}
A prolonged form of a primary verb δόκω [[doko]], {dok'-o} (used only as an alternate in certain tenses; compare the base of G1166); of the same meaning; to think; by implication to seem (truthfully or uncertainly).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not. 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 12:35-40.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 12:22-40.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 12:40

(12) Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.

(12) None need to watch more than they that have some degree of honour in the household of God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Luke 21:34-36 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and [so] that day come upon you unawares. ... Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
Matthew 24:42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
Matthew 24:44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
Matthew 25:13 Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
Mark 13:33-36 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is. ... Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.
Romans 13:11 And that, knowing the time, that now [it is] high time to awake out of sleep: for now [is] our salvation nearer than when we believed.
Romans 13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof].
1 Thessalonians 5:6 Therefore let us not sleep, as [do] others; but let us watch and be sober.
2 Peter 3:12-14 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? ... Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
Revelation 19:7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.
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Mt 24:42, 44; 25:13. Mk 13:33. Lk 21:34. Ro 13:11, 14. 1Th 5:6. 2P 3:12. Rv 19:7.

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