Matthew 24:36

But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But of that day and houre knoweth no man, no, not the Angels of heauen, but my Father onely.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But of that day and hour knoweth no one, not even the angels of heaven, neither the Son, but the Father only.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But of that day and hour no one has knowledge, not even the angels in heaven, or the Son, but the Father only.
- Basic English Bible

But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of the heavens, but [my] Father alone.
- Darby Bible

But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
- Webster's Bible

But as to that day and the exact time no one knows--not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
- Weymouth Bible

But no one knows of that day and hour, not even the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
- World English Bible

But of thilke dai and our no man wote, nethir aungels of heuenes, but the fadir aloone.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And concerning that day and the hour no one hath known -- not even the messengers of the heavens -- except my Father only;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 24:36


24:36 But of that day - The day of judgment; Knoweth no man - Not while our Lord was on earth. Yet it might be afterward revealed to St. John consistently with this.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:36


Mt 24:36 Of that day and hour knoweth no [man]. How foolish then to be figuring out the time of the Lord's coming.

Discussion for Matthew 24

  • A disciple
    On the other hand; there is a great spiritual war going on right now, and the things that God is doing through His Saints to overturn the kingdoms and dominions of the wicked over men's souls; we may only see in part just now; but they are of tremendous importance with God in the heavenlies. One takes out the stones and works the ground in faith; others plant and water; and God gives the increase!
  • A disciple
    Hi Bruce; I wanted to add a little to support your efforts. Luke 22:28-29 "Ye are they which have continued with me in my temptations. And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me;" In reading all that the Lord said in the last days before He suffered (Mt. 24-26; Mk. 13-14; Lk. 21-22; Jn. 13-18) there's NO MISTAKING that Christ and His followers ARE appointed tribulation!
  • John
    I believe we are at the beginning of the tribulation. Look around, abortion, homosexuality, the loss of love of one's neighbors, the twisting of scripture, the threat of war. As our Lord said "Look up, for the salvation draws nigh!" I don't know when I don't worry about that. Might be today might be next week, it may be as I am being led to my death. COME LORD JESUS! !
  • A disciple
    In case you haven't looked outside lately, the so-called church isn't doing a thing to hinder the wicked! The Holy Spirit in the true Saints (inside or outside the mainstream churches) still convicts of sin, of righteousness and of judgment; but the ungodly cast away the cords and break the bands in a fury of defiant rage against God's Son. The hindrance is the restraint which goes with integrity!
  • Bruce
    Steve: We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. Acts 14:22 / Immediately after The Tribulation, The Lord will send His Angels to do what? Matthew 24: 29-31 / We Glory in Tribulation---Knowing Tribulation worketh patience. Romans 5:3
  • Steve
    I agree with Lynn about pre-trib rapture. 2Thessalonians 2:7 tells us that the church will continue to hinder lawlessness until the rapture. AND THEN the antichrist will be revealed. This is conclusive proof that the rapture takes place before Daniels 70th week and the tribulation of Rev. 6-1 to 19:21. The church is caught up in Rev.4:1 and the following judgments are after the church is raptured