Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

See therefore how ye walk accurately, not as unwise, but as wise,

New American Standard Bible

Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise,

King James Version

See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Holman Bible

Pay careful attention, then, to how you walk—not as unwise people but as wise—

International Standard Version

So, then, be careful how you live. Do not be unwise but wise,

A Conservative Version

Therefore watch carefully how ye walk, not as unwise but as wise,

American Standard Version

Look therefore carefully how ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise;

Amplified

Therefore see that you walk carefully [living life with honor, purpose, and courage; shunning those who tolerate and enable evil], not as the unwise, but as wise [sensible, intelligent, discerning people],

An Understandable Version

So, be careful how you live. Do not live ignorantly, but wisely,

Anderson New Testament

See, then, that you walk circumspectly, not as unwise, but as wise men,

Bible in Basic English

Take care then how you are living, not as unwise, but as wise;

Common New Testament

Be careful, then, how you walk, not as unwise men, but as wise,

Daniel Mace New Testament

See then that you behave circumspectly, and not as fools, but as wise,

Darby Translation

See therefore how ye walk carefully, not as unwise but as wise,

Godbey New Testament

Therefore see how you walk about circumspectly, not as unwise, but wise;

Goodspeed New Testament

Be very careful, then, about the way you live. Do not act thoughtlessly, but like sensible men,

John Wesley New Testament

See then that ye walk circumspectly,

King James 2000

See then that you walk carefully, not as fools, but as wise,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, consider carefully how you live, not as unwise but as wise,

Modern King James verseion

See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed therefore that ye walk circumspectly - not as fools, but as wise -

Moffatt New Testament

Be strictly careful then about the life you lead; act like sensible men, not like thoughtless;

Montgomery New Testament

See to it, then, that you carry on your life carefully; not as foolish, but as wise men.

NET Bible

Therefore be very careful how you live -- not as unwise but as wise,

New Heart English Bible

Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise;

Noyes New Testament

See then that ye walk circumspectly; not as unwise men, but as wise;

Sawyer New Testament

See then that you walk discreetly, not as unwise but as wise,

The Emphasized Bible

Be taking heed, therefore, exactly how ye are walking, - not as unwise, but as wise, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Take heed, then, that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take great care, then, how you live--not unwisely but wisely,

Webster

See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore be very careful how you live and act. Let it not be as unwise men, but as wise.

Williams New Testament

So you must be very careful how you live, not thoughtlessly but thoughtfully,

World English Bible

Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise;

Worrell New Testament

Look, therefore, carefully, how ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise,

Worsley New Testament

See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise men:

Youngs Literal Translation

See, then, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
See
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

ye walk
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

ἀκριβῶς 
Akribos 
Usage: 5

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

as
ὡς 
Hos 
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417
Usage: 417

ἄσοφος 
Asophos 
Usage: 1

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

References

Context Readings

Consistency In The Christian Life

14 Wherefore he says, Awake, who sleeping, and arise from the dead, and Christ will enlighten thee. 15 See therefore how ye walk accurately, not as unwise, but as wise, 16 Making purchase of time, for the days are evil.



Cross References

Colossians 4:5

In wisdom walk toward them without, purchasing the time.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: and the folly of the foolish is deceit

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no one; but retire, show thyself to the priest, and bring near the gift which Moses commanded, for a testimony to them.

Matthew 10:16

Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore discerning as serpents, and pure as doves.

Matthew 25:2

And five of them were discerning, and five foolish.

Matthew 27:4

Saying, I have sinned, having delivered up guiltless blood. And they said, What to us? thou shalt see.

Matthew 27:24

And Pilate, seeing that it profits nothing, but there is rather an uproar, having taken water, he washed his hands before the crowd, saying, I am guiltless of the blood of this just one: ye shall see yourselves.

Luke 24:25

And he said to them, O ye unwise, and slow in heart to believe in all things which the prophets spake:

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, be not children in reflection: but in wickedness act like children, and in reflection be ye perfected.

Galatians 3:1

O Unwise Galatians, who has cast a spell upon you, not to obey the truth, to whom before the eyes Jesus Christ was written beforehand, crucified in you?

Galatians 3:3

Are ye so unwise? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now completed in the flesh?

Ephesians 5:33

But ye also altogether, let each so love his own wife as himself: and the wife that she fear her husband.

Philippians 1:27

Only live as citizens worthy of the good news of Christ: that whether coming and seeing you, whether being absent, I shall bear the things concerning you, that ye stand in one spirit, one soul, fighting together in faith of the good news;

Colossians 1:9

For this also we, from the day which we heard, ceased not praying for you, and asking that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that any return not evil to any: but always pursue good to one another, and to all.

1 Timothy 6:9

And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye refuse not him speaking. For if they escaped not, having refused him giving an intimation of the divine will on earth, much more we, who having turned back from him from the heavens:

James 3:13

Who wise and knowing among you? let him show out of a good mode of life his works in meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls in the hearing of the truth by the Spirit to unfeigned brotherly love, out of pure hearts love ye one another cordially:

Revelation 19:10

And I fell before his feet to worship him. And he says to me, See, not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren having the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Exodus 23:13

And in all which I said to you ye shall watch; and ye shall not call to mind the name of other gods; it shall not be heard above thy mouth.

2 Samuel 24:10

And the heart of David will strike him after he thus reviewed the people. And David will say to Jehovah, I sinned greatly in what I did: and now, O Jehovah, now pass by the iniquity of thy servant, for I was very foolish.

Job 2:10

And he will say to her, According to the word of one of the foolish women thou wilt speak. Shall we also receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this. Job sinned not with his lips.

Psalm 73:22

And I stupid, and I shall not know, and I was a beast with thee.

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