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Matthew 25:13 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 “Therefore be alert, because you don’t know either the day or the hour.[a]


  1. Matthew 25:13 Other mss add in which the Son of Man is coming.

Matthew 26:41 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

41 Stay awake and pray, so that you won’t enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Mark 14:34-38 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

34 Then He said to them, “My soul is swallowed up in sorrow[a] —to the point of death. Remain here and stay awake.” 35 Then He went a little farther, fell to the ground, and began to pray that if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him. 36 And He said, Abba, Father! All things are possible for You. Take this cup away from Me. Nevertheless, not what I will, but what You will.”

37 Then He came and found them sleeping. “Simon, are you sleeping?” He asked Peter. “Couldn’t you stay awake one hour? 38 Stay awake and pray so that you won’t enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”


  1. Mark 14:34 Or I am deeply grieved

Luke 12:37 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

37 Those slaves the master will find alert when he comes will be blessed. I assure you: He will get ready,[a] have them recline at the table, then come and serve them.


  1. Luke 12:37 Lit will gird himself

Acts 20:31 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

31 Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for three years I did not stop warning each one of you with tears.

1 Corinthians 16:13 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Final Exhortation

13 Be alert, stand firm in the faith, act like a man, be strong.

Ephesians 6:18 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.

1 Thessalonians 5:6 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

So then, we must not sleep, like the rest, but we must stay awake and be serious.

1 Peter 5:8 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)


Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.

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