Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, consider carefully how you live, 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,

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

See then that you walk carefully, not as fools, 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 for everything made visible is light. Therefore it says, Wake up, sleeper, and rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you. 15 Therefore, consider carefully how you live, not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of the time because the days are evil.



Cross References

Colossians 4:5

Live with wisdom toward those outside, making the most of the time.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the clever is understanding his ways, but the folly of fools is deceit.

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony to them."

Matthew 10:16

"Behold, I am sending you out like sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

Matthew 25:2

Now five of them were foolish and five [were] wise.

Matthew 27:4

saying, "I have sinned [by] betraying innocent blood!" But they said, "What [is that] to us? You see to [it]!"

Matthew 27:24

So Pilate, [when he] saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but instead an uproar was developing, took water [and] washed his hands before the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this man. You see to [it]!"

Luke 24:25

And he said to them, "O foolish and slow in heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, do not become children in [your] understanding, but with respect to wickedness be as a child, and in [your] understanding be mature.

Galatians 3:1

O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed [as] having been crucified?

Galatians 3:3

Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now trying to be made complete by the flesh?

Ephesians 5:33

Only you also, each one [of you], must thus love his own wife as himself, and the wife {must respect} her husband.

Philippians 1:27

Only lead your lives in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent I hear {your circumstances}, that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one soul contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,

Colossians 1:9

Because of this also we, from the day we heard about [it], did not cease praying for you, and asking that you may be filled [with] the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual insight,

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See to it that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue good toward one another and toward all [people].

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge those people into ruin and destruction.

Hebrews 12:25

Watch out that you do not refuse the one who is speaking! For if those did not escape [when they] refused the one who warned [them] on earth, much less [will] we [escape], [if we] reject the [one who warns] from heaven,

James 3:13

Who [is] wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good behavior his works, with the humility of wisdom.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,

Revelation 19:10

And I fell down before his feet to worship him, and he said to me, "{Do not do that!} I am a fellow slave of you and of your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."

Exodus 23:13

" 'And you will be attentive to all that I have said to you, and you will not {profess} the name of other gods; it will not be heard in your mouth.

2 Samuel 24:10

The heart of David struck him after he had counted the people, and David said to Yahweh, "I have sinned greatly in what I have done! So then, O Yahweh, please forgive the guilt of your servant because I have acted very foolishly."

Job 2:10

So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Psalm 73:22

then I was brutish and ignorant. With you I was [like] the beasts.

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