Mark 13:32-33

The Day and Hour Unknown

32 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
33 Be on guard! Be alert[a] ! You do not know when that time will come.

Mark 13:32 in Other Translations

KJV
32 But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.
ESV
32 "But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
NLT
32 “However, no one knows the day or hour when these things will happen, not even the angels in heaven or the Son himself. Only the Father knows.
MSG
32 "But the exact day and hour? No one knows that, not even heaven's angels, not even the Son. Only the Father.
CSB
32 "Now concerning that day or hour no one knows-neither the angels in heaven nor the Son-except the Father.

Mark 13:32-33 In-Context

30 Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened.
31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
32 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
33 Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come.
34 It’s like a man going away: He leaves his house and puts his servants in charge, each with their assigned task, and tells the one at the door to keep watch.
35 “Therefore keep watch because you do not know when the owner of the house will come back—whether in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or at dawn.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Acts 1:7; 1 Thessalonians 5:1,2
  • 2. 1 Thessalonians 5:6

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Some manuscripts "alert and pray"
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