Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

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

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,

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.

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 So it is said: "Wake up, sleeper; get up from the dead, and Christ will make day dawn on you." 15 So you must be very careful how you live, not thoughtlessly but thoughtfully, 16 and continue to make the most of your opportunities, for the times are evil.



Cross References

Colossians 4:5

Practice living prudently in your relations with outsiders, making the most of your opportunities.

Colossians 4:5

Practice living prudently in your relations with outsiders, making the most of your opportunities.

Matthew 8:4

Then Jesus said to him, "See that you tell nobody, but go, show yourself to the priest, and, to testify to the people, make the offering that Moses prescribed."

Matthew 10:16

"Listen! I am sending you out as sheep surrounded by wolves. So you must be sensible like serpents and guileless like doves.

Matthew 25:2

Now five of them were thoughtless and five were thoughtful,

Matthew 27:4

and said, "I did wrong in turning an innocent man over to death." But they said, "What is that to us? You must see to that yourself."

Matthew 27:24

So Pilate, since he saw that he was making no headway with them, but that a riot was about to break out instead, took some water and washed his hands before the crowd, and said, "I am not responsible for this man's death; you must see to it yourselves."

Luke 24:25

Then He said to them, "O men sluggish in mind and slow in heart to believe all that the prophets have said!

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, stop being children in intelligence, but as to evil keep on being babies; and yet as to intelligence be men of maturity.

Galatians 3:1

O senseless Galatians! Who has bewitched you, before whose very eyes Jesus Christ was pictured as the crucified One?

Galatians 3:3

Are you so senseless? Did you begin by the Spirit, but are now approaching perfection by fleshly means?

Ephesians 5:33

But each one of you married men must love his wife as he loves himself, and the married woman, too, must respect her husband.

Philippians 1:27

Only you must practice living lives that are worthy of the good news, so that whether I come and see you or stay away, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, and that with one purpose you are continuing to cooperate in the fight for faith in the good news.

Colossians 1:9

This is why, ever since I heard of it, I have never ceased praying for you and asking God to fill you, through full wisdom and spiritual insight, with a clear knowledge of His will,

1 Thessalonians 5:15

Take care that none of you ever pays back evil for evil, but always keep looking for ways to show kindness to one another and everybody.

1 Timothy 6:9

But men who keep planning to get rich fall into temptations and snares and many foolish, hurtful desires which plunge people into destruction and ruin.

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not refuse to listen to Him who is speaking to you. For if they did not escape, because they refused to listen to him who warned them here on earth, how much less can we, if we reject Him who is from heaven?

James 3:13

Who among you is wise and intelligent? Let him show by his noble living that his good deeds are done in humility, which wisdom prompts.

1 Peter 1:22

Since you have purified your souls by obeying the truth, in sincere love for the brotherhood you must love one another heartily and fervently,

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell before his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must take care not to do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers who hold to the testimony borne by Jesus. Worship God. For the testimony borne by Jesus is the inspiring spirit of prophecy."

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell before his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must take care not to do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers who hold to the testimony borne by Jesus. Worship God. For the testimony borne by Jesus is the inspiring spirit of prophecy."

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell before his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must take care not to do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers who hold to the testimony borne by Jesus. Worship God. For the testimony borne by Jesus is the inspiring spirit of prophecy."

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell before his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must take care not to do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers who hold to the testimony borne by Jesus. Worship God. For the testimony borne by Jesus is the inspiring spirit of prophecy."

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell before his feet to worship him, but he said to me, "You must take care not to do that. I am only a fellow-slave of yours and of your brothers who hold to the testimony borne by Jesus. Worship God. For the testimony borne by Jesus is the inspiring spirit of prophecy."

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