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Mark 13:35

    Mark 13:35 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Watch you therefore: for you know not when the master of the house comes, at even, or at midnight, or at the cock-crowing, or in the morning:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Watch therefore: for ye know not when the lord of the house cometh, whether at even, or at midnight, or at cockcrowing, or in the morning;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So you are to keep watch: because you are not certain when the master of the house is coming, in the evening, or in the middle of the night, or at the cock's cry, or in the morning;

    Webster's Revision

    Watch therefore: for ye know not when the lord of the house cometh, whether at even, or at midnight, or at cockcrowing, or in the morning;

    World English Bible

    Watch therefore, for you don't know when the lord of the house is coming, whether at evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Watch therefore: for ye know not when the lord of the house cometh, whether at even, or at midnight, or at cockcrowing, or in the morning;

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 13:35

    Watch ye therefore - The more the master is expected, the more diligent ought the servants to be in working, watching, and keeping themselves in readiness. Can one who has received the sentence of his death, and has no right to live a moment, need any admonition to prepare to die? Does not a prisoner who expects his deliverance, hold himself in continual readiness to leave his dungeon?

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 13:35

    Watch ye - Be diligent, faithful, and waiting for the return of your Lord, who will come at an unexpected hour.

    Master of the house - Denoting here the Lord Jesus.

    At even, or at midnight, or ... - This refers to the four divisions into which the Jews divided the night.