For you yourselves know full well that (A)the day of the Lord [a]will come (B)just like a thief in the night. While they are saying, “(C)Peace and safety!” then [b](D)destruction [c]will come upon them suddenly like (E)labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape. But you, brethren, are not in (F)darkness, that the day would overtake you [d](G)like a thief;

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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
  4. 1 Thessalonians 5:4 One early ms reads like thieves