Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore he saith, "Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light."

New American Standard Bible

For this reason it says,
Awake, sleeper,
And arise from the dead,
And Christ will shine on you.”

King James Version

Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Holman Bible

for what makes everything clear is light. Therefore it is said:

Get up, sleeper, and rise up from the dead,
and the Messiah will shine on you.

International Standard Version

for the light is making everything visible. That is why it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Arise from the dead, and the Messiah will shine on you.''

A Conservative Version

Therefore he says, Awake, thou who sleep. And arise from the dead, and the Christ will shine upon thee.

American Standard Version

Wherefore he'saith, Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall shine upon thee.

Amplified

For this reason He says,

“Awake, sleeper,
And arise from the dead,
And Christ will shine [as dawn] upon you and give you light.”

An Understandable Version

So, it says, "You who are asleep, wake up and rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you [i.e., illuminate you]." [Note: The foregoing words may have been an early saying, used at someone's immersion, which included the ideas of "rising up" (See Col. 2:12) and "illumination" (See Heb. 6:4)].

Anderson New Testament

Wherefore, the scripture says: Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ will give you light.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason he says, Be awake, you who are sleeping, and come up from among the dead, and Christ will be your light.

Common New Testament

For this reason it is said, "Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

Daniel Mace New Testament

wherefore 'tis said, " awake thou that sleepest, arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light."

Darby Translation

Wherefore he says, Wake up, thou that sleepest, and arise up from among the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore he says, Awake, thou sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine upon thee.

Goodspeed New Testament

So it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Rise from the dead, And Christ will dawn upon you!"

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore he says, Awake, who sleeping, and arise from the dead, and Christ will enlighten thee.

King James 2000

Therefore he says, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for everything made visible is light. Therefore it says, Wake up, sleeper, and rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore he says, "Awake, sleeping ones! And arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore he saith, "Awake thou that sleepest, and stand up from death, and Christ shall give thee light."

Moffatt New Testament

Thus it is said, 'Wake up, O sleeper, and rise from the dead; so Christ will shine upon you.'

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason it is said, "Awake, thou sleeper! Arise from the dead; And Christ shall shine upon thee!"

NET Bible

For everything made evident is light, and for this reason it says: "Awake, O sleeper! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you!"

New Heart English Bible

Therefore he says, "Awake, you who sleep, and rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

Noyes New Testament

Wherefore he saith, "Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ will give thee light."

Sawyer New Testament

Wherefore he says, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore it saith - Up! thou sleeper, and arise from among the dead, and the Christ will shine upon thee.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For everything that has its true character made manifest is clear as light. And that is why it is said--'Sleeper, awake! Arise from the dead, and the Christ shall give thee light!'

Webster

Wherefore he saith, Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ will give thee light.

Weymouth New Testament

For this reason it is said, "Rise, sleeper; rise from among the dead, and Christ will shed light upon you."

Williams New Testament

So it is said: "Wake up, sleeper; get up from the dead, and Christ will make day dawn on you."

World English Bible

Therefore he says, "Awake, you who sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

Worrell New Testament

Wherefore, He saith: "Awake, you who are sleeping; and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine upon you!"

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Youngs Literal Translation

wherefore he saith, 'Arouse thyself, thou who art sleeping, and arise out of the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Awake thou
ἐγείρω 
Egeiro 
Usage: 101


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
Usage: 11

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

ἀνίστημι 
Anistemi 
arise, rise, rise up, rise again, raise up, stand up, raise up again,
Usage: 86

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the dead
νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἐπιφαύω 
Epiphausko 
Usage: 1

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 5:14

Images Ephesians 5:14

Prayers for Ephesians 5:14

Context Readings

Light Versus Darkness

13 But all things which are rebukeable are made manifest by the light; for it is the light, by which every thing is made manifest. 14 Wherefore he saith, "Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light." 15 Take heed, then, that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,



Cross References

Luke 1:78

through the bowels of mercy of our God; with which he hath visited us, as the dawn of the morning from on high,

John 5:25-29

Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, yea, it is now, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live.

John 8:12

Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 9:5

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.

John 11:43-44

And when he had thus spoken, with a loud voice he cried, Lazarus, come forth!

Acts 13:47

For so hath the Lord enjoined us, "I have set thee for a light of the Gentiles, that thou mightest be for salvation unto the extremity of the earth."

Romans 6:4-5

We have been buried therefore with him by baptism into death: that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so also we should walk in newness of life.

Romans 6:13

Neither present your members as weapons of unrighteousness for sin: but present yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and your members as weapons of righteousness for God.

Romans 13:11-12

And thus do, knowing the time; for the hour is come that we should awake from sleep, for now our salvation is nearer than when we believed.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake as the righteous, and sin not; for some have an ignorance of God: I speak this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For the God who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, he hath shined into our hearts, to give illumination of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 2:5

though we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved,)

Colossians 3:1

IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things which are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

1 Thessalonians 5:6

Let us not then sleep as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

2 Timothy 1:10

but is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and brought to light life and immortality by the gospel:

2 Timothy 2:26

and that they may escape out of the snare of the devil, who have been captured by him for his will.

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