Acts 1:7
New International Version
He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.

New Living Translation
He replied, “The Father alone has the authority to set those dates and times, and they are not for you to know.

English Standard Version
He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority.

Berean Study Bible
Jesus replied, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by His own authority.

Berean Literal Bible
And He said to them, "It is not yours to know times or seasons that the Father put in place by His own authority.

King James Bible
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.

New King James Version
And He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority.

New American Standard Bible
But He said to them, “It is not for you to know periods of time or appointed times which the Father has set by His own authority;

NASB 1995
He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority;

NASB 1977
He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority;

Amplified Bible
He said to them, “It is not for you to know the times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority.

Christian Standard Bible
He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by His own authority.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know times or seasons, which the Father hath set within His own authority.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He said to them, “It is not yours to know the times or seasons which The Father has placed in his authority.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus said to them, "You don't need to know the time of those events that only the Father controls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he said to them: It is not for you to know the times or moments, which the Father hath put in his own power:

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know times or seasons, which the Father hath set within his own authority.

Good News Translation
Jesus said to them, "The times and occasions are set by my Father's own authority, and it is not for you to know when they will be.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus told them, "You don't need to know about times or periods that the Father has determined by his own authority.

International Standard Version
He answered them, "It isn't for you to know what times or periods the Father has fixed by his own authority.

Literal Standard Version
And He said to them, “It is not yours to know times or seasons that the Father appointed in His own authority;

NET Bible
He told them, "You are not permitted to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.

New Heart English Bible
He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has set within his own authority.

Weymouth New Testament
"It is not for you," He replied, "to know times or epochs which the Father has reserved within His own authority;

World English Bible
He said to them, "It isn't for you to know times or seasons which the Father has set within his own authority.

Young's Literal Translation
and he said unto them, 'It is not yours to know times or seasons that the Father did appoint in His own authority;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ascension
6So when they came together, they asked Him, “Lord, will You at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” 7 Jesus replied, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by His own authority. 8But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:29
The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children forever, so that we may follow all the words of this law.

Job 24:1
"Why does the Almighty not reserve times for judgment? Why may those who know Him never see His days?

Matthew 24:36
No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

Mark 13:32
No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

1 Thessalonians 5:1
Now about the times and seasons, brothers, we do not need to write to you.


Treasury of Scripture

And he said to them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power.

It.

Acts 17:26
And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

Deuteronomy 29:29
The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Daniel 2:21
And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

which.

Matthew 20:23
And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father.

Mark 10:40
But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.









(7) It is not for you to know the times or the seasons.--The combination of the two words is characteristic of St. Luke and St. Paul (1Thessalonians 5:1). The answer to the eager question touches the season rather than the nature of the fulfilment of their hopes. They are left to the teaching of the Spirit and of Time to remould and purify their expectations of the restoration of Israel. What was needed now was the patience that waits for and accepts that teaching.

Which the Father hath put in his own power.--Better, as free from the ambiguity which attaches to the present version, which the Father appointed by His own authority.

Verse 7. - Times or seasons for the times or the seasons, A.V.; set within his own authority for put in his own power, A.V. It is not for you to know, etc. The time of the end is always spoken of as hidden (so Matthew 24:36; Mark 13:32; 1 Thessalonians 5:1, 2; 2 Peter 3:10, etc.). Times or season. Times with reference to duration, seasons with reference to fitness or opportunity. Which the Father. The distinctive use of the word "Father" here agrees with our Lord's saying in Mark 13:32, "Neither the Son, but the Father." Hath set within his own authority (ἐξουσίᾳ). Hath reserved under his own authority ('Speaker's Commentary'); "Has established by means of his own plenitude of power" (Meyer); "Hath put or kept in his own power (A.V., and so Afford). This last seems the best.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
[Jesus] replied,
Εἶπεν (Eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“It is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
Οὐχ (Ouch)
Adverb
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

for you
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

to know
γνῶναι (gnōnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 1097: A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' in a great variety of applications and with many implications.

times
χρόνους (chronous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5550: A space of time or interval; by extension, an individual opportunity; by implication, delay.

or
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

seasons
καιροὺς (kairous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2540: Fitting season, season, opportunity, occasion, time. Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. Set or proper time.

that
οὓς (hous)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Father
Πατὴρ (Patēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

has fixed
ἔθετο (etheto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5087: To put, place, lay, set, fix, establish. A prolonged form of a primary theo to place.

by
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

His own
ἰδίᾳ (idia)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

authority.
ἐξουσίᾳ (exousia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1849: From exesti; privilege, i.e. force, capacity, competency, freedom, or mastery, delegated influence.


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