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But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that aught be written unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. When they are saying, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall in no wise escape.

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The Day of the Lord

Now as to the (A)times and the epochs, brethren, you (B)have no need of anything to be written to you. For you yourselves know full well that (C)the day of the Lord [a]will come (D)just like a thief in the night. While they are saying, “(E)Peace and safety!” then [b](F)destruction [c]will come upon them suddenly like (G)labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 5:2 Lit is coming
  2. 1 Thessalonians 5:3 Or sudden destruction
  3. 1 Thessalonians 5:3 Lit comes upon