Parallel Verses

Amplified

But we belong to the day; therefore, let us be sober and put on the breastplate (corslet) of faith and love and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

New American Standard Bible

But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

King James Version

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

Holman Bible

But since we belong to the day, we must be serious and put the armor of faith and love on our chests, and put on a helmet of the hope of salvation.

International Standard Version

But since we belong to the day, let's be sober. We must put on the breastplate of faith and love, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

A Conservative Version

But we, being of the day, should be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and a helmet, the hope of salvation.

American Standard Version

But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

An Understandable Version

But, since we belong to the daytime [i.e., are enlightened], we should be sober. We should put on the "flack jacket" of faith and love, and for a helmet, the hope of being saved.

Anderson New Testament

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, having on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet, the hope of salvation:

Bible in Basic English

But let us, who are of the day, be serious, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and on our heads, the hope of salvation.

Common New Testament

But, since we belong to the day, let us be sober, and put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but let us, who enjoy the light, be temperate; let us be arm'd with the breast-plate of faith and charity, and for an helmet, with the hope of salvation.

Darby Translation

but we being of the day, let us be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as helmet the hope of salvation;

Godbey New Testament

but let us, who are of the day, be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and divine love; and the helmet, the hope of salvation:

Goodspeed New Testament

but we who belong to the day must be composed, wearing faith and love for a coat of mail, and helmeted with the hope of salvation.

John Wesley New Testament

But let us who are of the day keep awake, having put on the breast-plate of faith and love, and for an helmet the hope of salvation.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and charity, and for a helmet, the hope of saving health.

Julia Smith Translation

And we, being of the day, let us be sober, putting on the coat of mail of faith and love; and a helmet, the hope of salvation.

King James 2000

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [because] we are of the day, we must be sober, [by] putting on the breastplate of faith and love and [as] a helmet the hope of salvation,

Modern King James verseion

But let us, who are of the day, be calm, having put on the breastplate of faith and love and the hope of salvation for a helmet.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But let us which are of the day be sober, armed with the breast plate of faith and love, and with hope of salvation as a helmet.

Moffatt New Testament

but we must be sober, we who belong to the day, clad in faith and love as our coat of mail, with the hope of salvation as our helmet ??9 for God destined us not for Wrath but to gain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Montgomery New Testament

But let us who are of the day be self-controlled, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

NET Bible

But since we are of the day, we must stay sober by putting on the breastplate of faith and love and as a helmet our hope for salvation.

New Heart English Bible

But let us, since we belong to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Noyes New Testament

but let us, as we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation;

Sawyer New Testament

but let us who are of day be sober, putting on a cuirass of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation,

The Emphasized Bible

But, we, being of the day, let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and, for helmet, the hope of salvation.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But let us, who belong to the Day, control ourselves, and put on faith and love as a breast plate, and the hope of Salvation as a helmet.

Webster

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breast-plate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Weymouth New Testament

But let us, belonging--as we do--to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Williams New Testament

but let us who belong to the day keep sober, clothed with faith and love for a coat of mail and with the hope of salvation for a helmet.

World English Bible

But let us, since we belong to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Worrell New Testament

But let us, being of the day, be sober, having put on a breast-plate of faith and love; and, as a helmet, a hope of salvation;

Worsley New Testament

but let us, who are of the day, be sober; putting on the breast-plate of faith and love, and for an helmet the hope of salvation.

Youngs Literal Translation

and we, being of the day -- let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and an helmet -- a hope of salvation,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

let
νήφω 
Nepho 
be sober, watch
Usage: 6

us
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

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

be sober
νήφω 
Nepho 
be sober, watch
Usage: 6

putting on
ἐνδύω 
Enduo 
put on, clothed with, clothed in, have on, clothe with, be endued, arrayed in, be clothed, vr put on
Usage: 23

θώραξ 
Thorax 
Usage: 5

of faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

and



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

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

for an helmet
περικεφαλαία 
Perikephalaia 
Usage: 2

the hope
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 5:8

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:8

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 5:8

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who are drunk, get drunk at night. 8 But we belong to the day; therefore, let us be sober and put on the breastplate (corslet) of faith and love and for a helmet the hope of salvation. 9 For God has not appointed us to [incur His] wrath [He did not select us to condemn us], but [that we might] obtain [His] salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)


Cross References

1 Peter 1:13

So brace up your minds; be sober (circumspect, morally alert); set your hope wholly and unchangeably on the grace (divine favor) that is coming to you when Jesus Christ (the Messiah) is revealed.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

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

Isaiah 59:17

For [the Lord] put on righteousness as a breastplate or coat of mail, and salvation as a helmet upon His head; He put on garments of vengeance for clothing and was clad with zeal [and furious divine jealousy] as a cloak.

Romans 13:12-13

The night is far gone and the day is almost here. Let us then drop (fling away) the works and deeds of darkness and put on the [full] armor of light.

Ephesians 6:11

Put on God's whole armor [the armor of a heavy-armed soldier which God supplies], that you may be able successfully to stand up against [all] the strategies and the deceits of the devil.

Ephesians 6:13-18

Therefore put on God's complete armor, that you may be able to resist and stand your ground on the evil day [of danger], and, having done all [the crisis demands], to stand [firmly in your place].

Job 19:23-27

Oh, that the words I now speak were written! Oh, that they were inscribed in a book [carved on a tablet of stone]!

Psalm 42:5

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, my Help and my God.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my [sad] countenance, and my God.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that one should hope in and wait quietly for the salvation (the safety and ease) of the Lord.

Romans 5:2-5

Through Him also we have [our] access (entrance, introduction) by faith into this grace (state of God's favor) in which we [firmly and safely] stand. And let us rejoice and exult in our hope of experiencing and enjoying the glory of God.

Romans 8:24-25

For in [this] hope we were saved. But hope [the object of] which is seen is not hope. For how can one hope for what he already sees?

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so faith, hope, love abide [faith -- "conviction and belief respecting man's relation to God and divine things; hope -- "joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love -- "true affection for God and man, growing out of God's love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love.

2 Corinthians 6:7

By [speaking] the word of truth, in the power of God, with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand [to attack] and for the left hand [to defend];

Galatians 5:5

For we, [not relying on the Law but] through the [Holy] Spirit's [help], by faith anticipate and wait for the blessing and good for which our righteousness and right standing with God [our conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action, causes us] to hope.

Ephesians 5:8-9

For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of Light [lead the lives of those native-born to the Light].

Ephesians 6:23

Peace be to the brethren, and love joined with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, Who loved us and gave us everlasting consolation and encouragement and well-founded hope through [His] grace (unmerited favor),

Hebrews 6:19

[Now] we have this [hope] as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul [it cannot slip and it cannot break down under whoever steps out upon it -- "a hope] that reaches farther and enters into [the very certainty of the Presence] within the veil,

Hebrews 10:35-36

Do not, therefore, fling away your fearless confidence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward.

1 Peter 1:3-5

Praised (honored, blessed) be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)! By His boundless mercy we have been born again to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God's] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

1 John 1:7

But if we [really] are living and walking in the Light, as He [Himself] is in the Light, we have [true, unbroken] fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses (removes) us from all sin and guilt [keeps us cleansed from sin in all its forms and manifestations].

1 John 3:1-3

See what [ an incredible] quality of love the Father has given (shown, bestowed on) us, that we should [be permitted to] be named and called and counted the children of God! And so we are! The reason that the world does not know (recognize, acknowledge) us is that it does not know (recognize, acknowledge) Him.

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