40 You also must be ready,(A) because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.”

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46 The master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he is not aware of.(A) He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the unbelievers.

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for you know very well that the day of the Lord(A) will come like a thief in the night.(B) While people are saying, “Peace and safety,”(C) destruction will come on them suddenly,(D) as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.(E)

But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness(F) so that this day should surprise you like a thief.(G) You are all children of the light(H) and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep,(I) but let us be awake(J) and sober.(K) For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night.(L)

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