Parallel Verses

King James 2000

You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

New American Standard Bible

for you are all sons of light and sons of day We are not of night nor of darkness;

King James Version

Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Holman Bible

For you are all sons of light and sons of the day. We're not of the night or of darkness.

International Standard Version

For all of you are children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to darkness.

A Conservative Version

Ye are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.

American Standard Version

for ye are all sons of light, and sons of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness;

Amplified

For you are all sons of light and sons of the day; we do not belong either to the night or to darkness.

An Understandable Version

for all of you people belong to the light; you belong to the daytime. We do not belong to the night or to darkness. [Note: In this passage "light" and "daytime" refer to spiritual illumination, while "darkness" and "night" refer to spiritual ignorance].

Anderson New Testament

You are all sons of light, and sons of day: we are not of night, nor of darkness.

Bible in Basic English

For you are all sons of light and of the day: we are not of the night or of the dark.

Common New Testament

For you are all sons of light and sons of the day; we are not of the night or of darkness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

you inherit the advantages of meridian light: we are not involv'd in the obscurity of night.

Darby Translation

for all ye are sons of light and sons of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.

Godbey New Testament

for you are all the sons of light, and the sons of day: we are not of night, nor of darkness;

Goodspeed New Testament

You all belong to the light and the day. We have nothing to do with night or with darkness.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye are all children of the light and children of the day: we are not children of the night, nor of darkness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye are all the sons of light, and the sons of the day; we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye are all sons of light, and sons of day: we are not of night, nor of darkness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.

Modern King James verseion

You are all the sons of light and the sons of the day. We are not of the night, or of darkness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, neither of darkness.

Moffatt New Testament

you are all sons of the Light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

Montgomery New Testament

For you are all sons of light, and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness.

NET Bible

For you all are sons of the light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of the darkness.

New Heart English Bible

You are all children of light, and children of the day. We do not belong to the night, nor to darkness,

New simplified Bible

You are all the children (sons) of light, and the children of the day. We are not of the night, not of darkness.

Noyes New Testament

for ye all are sons of light, and sons of the day; we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Sawyer New Testament

for you are all children of light, and children of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

For, all ye, are, sons of light, and sons of day, - we are not of night, nor of darkness:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye are all the children of light, and the children of day: we are not the children of night, nor of darkness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you all are 'Sons of Light' and 'Sons of the Day.' We have nothing to do with night, or darkness.

Webster

Ye are all children of light, and children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Weymouth New Testament

for all of you are sons of Light and sons of the day. We belong neither to the night nor to darkness.

Williams New Testament

for you are all sons of the light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

World English Bible

You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,

Worrell New Testament

for ye are all sons of light, and sons of day; we are not of night, nor of darkness.

Worsley New Testament

ye are all children of the light, and of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

all ye are sons of light, and sons of day; we are not of night, nor of darkness,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye , ye yourselves , you , not tr
Usage: 120

are
ἐστέ 
Este 
are , be , is , belong to , have been , not tr
Usage: 53

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213
Usage: 213

of light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

of the day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day , daily 9 , time , not tr ,
Usage: 287

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
are , have hope 9 , was , be , have our being
Usage: 50

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

of the night
νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

nor
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither , nor , not , no not , not so much as , then not , not tr ,
Usage: 83

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 5:5

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:5

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

4 But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. 5 You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. 6 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.


Cross References

Luke 16:8

And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Ephesians 5:8

For you were once darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:

John 12:36

While you have light, believe in the light, that you may be the children of light. These things spoke Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.



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