Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

See, then, how exactly ye walk, 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,

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:

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 saith, 'Arouse thyself, thou who art sleeping, and arise out of the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.' 15 See, then, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise, 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil;



Cross References

Colossians 4:5

in wisdom walk ye toward those without, the time forestalling;

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way, And the folly of fools is deceit.

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus saith to him, 'See, thou mayest tell no one, but go, thyself shew to the priest, and bring the gift that Moses commanded for a testimony to them.'

Matthew 10:16

'Lo, I do send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves, be ye therefore wise as the serpents, and simple as the doves.

Matthew 25:2

and five of them were prudent, and five foolish;

Matthew 27:4

I did sin, having delivered up innocent blood;' and they said, 'What -- to us? thou shalt see!'

Matthew 27:24

And Pilate having seen that it profiteth nothing, but rather a tumult is made, having taken water, he did wash the hands before the multitude, saying, 'I am innocent from the blood of this righteous one; ye -- ye shall see;'

Luke 24:25

And he said unto them, 'O inconsiderate and slow in heart, to believe on all that the prophets spake!

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, become not children in the understanding, but in the evil be ye babes, and in the understanding become ye perfect;

Galatians 3:1

O thoughtless Galatians, who did bewitch you, not to obey the truth -- before whose eyes Jesus Christ was described before among you crucified?

Galatians 3:3

so thoughtless are ye! having begun in the Spirit, now in the flesh do ye end?

Ephesians 5:33

but ye also, every one in particular -- let each his own wife so love as himself, and the wife -- that she may reverence the husband.

Philippians 1:27

Only worthily of the good news of the Christ conduct ye yourselves, that, whether having come and seen you, whether being absent I may hear of the things concerning you, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul, striving together for the faith of the good news,

Colossians 1:9

Because of this, we also, from the day in which we heard, do not cease praying for you, and asking that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

1 Thessalonians 5:15

see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all;

1 Timothy 6:9

and those wishing to be rich, do fall into temptation and a snare, and many desires, foolish and hurtful, that sink men into ruin and destruction,

Hebrews 12:25

See, may ye not refuse him who is speaking, for if those did not escape who refused him who upon earth was divinely speaking -- much less we who do turn away from him who speaketh from heaven,

James 3:13

Who is wise and intelligent among you? let him shew out of the good behaviour his works in meekness of wisdom,

1 Peter 1:22

Your souls having purified in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to brotherly love unfeigned, out of a pure heart one another love ye earnestly,

Revelation 19:10

and I fell before his feet, to bow before him, and he saith to me, 'See -- not! fellow servant of thee am I, and of thy brethren, those having the testimony of Jesus; bow before God, for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of the prophecy.'

Exodus 23:13

and in all that which I have said unto you ye do take heed; and the name of other gods ye do not mention; it is not heard on thy mouth.

2 Samuel 24:10

And the heart of David smiteth him, after that he hath numbered the people, and David saith unto Jehovah, 'I have sinned greatly in that which I have done, and now, O Jehovah, cause to pass away, I pray Thee, the iniquity of Thy servant, for I have acted very foolishly.'

Job 2:10

And he saith unto her, 'As one of the foolish women speaketh, thou speakest; yea, the good we receive from God, and the evil we do not receive.' In all this Job hath not sinned with his lips.

Psalm 73:22

And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.

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