Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

making the most of your time, because the days are evil.

New American Standard Bible

making the most of your time, because the days are evil.

King James Version

Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Holman Bible

making the most of the time, because the days are evil.

International Standard Version

making the best use of your time because the times are evil.

A Conservative Version

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

American Standard Version

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Amplified

making the very most of your time [on earth, recognizing and taking advantage of each opportunity and using it with wisdom and diligence], because the days are [filled with] evil.

An Understandable Version

making the most of every opportunity, because these days are evil.

Anderson New Testament

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Bible in Basic English

Making good use of the time, because the days are evil.

Daniel Mace New Testament

weighing the circumstances of the season, because the times are dangerous.

Darby Translation

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Godbey New Testament

buying in the opportunity, because the days are evil.

Goodspeed New Testament

and make the most of your opportunity, for these are evil times.

John Wesley New Testament

not as fools, but as wise men, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Julia Smith Translation

Making purchase of time, for the days are evil.

King James 2000

Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

making the most of the time because the days are evil.

Modern King James verseion

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

redeeming the time: for the days are evil.

Moffatt New Testament

make the very most of your time, for these are evil days.

Montgomery New Testament

Buy up opportunity, for the times are evil.

NET Bible

taking advantage of every opportunity, because the days are evil.

New Heart English Bible

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Noyes New Testament

buying up for yourselves opportunities, because the days are evil.

Sawyer New Testament

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

The Emphasized Bible

Buying out for yourselves the opportunity, because, the days, are evil;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Making the most of every opportunity; for these are evil days.

Webster

Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Weymouth New Testament

Buy up your opportunities, for these are evil times.

Williams New Testament

and continue to make the most of your opportunities, for the times are evil.

World English Bible

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Worrell New Testament

buying up the opportunity, because the days are evil.

Worsley New Testament

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

redeeming the time, because the days are evil;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐξαγοράζω 
Exagorazo 
Usage: 4

the time
καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the days
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

References

Context Readings

Consistency In The Christian Life

15 Be careful, then, how you walk, not as unwise men, but as wise, 16 making the most of your time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:13

Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

John 12:35

Then Jesus said to them, "A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest the darkness overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.

Acts 11:28-29

One of them named Agabus stood up and foretold by the Spirit that there would be a great famine all over the world. And this took place in the reign of Claudius.

Romans 13:11

And do this, knowing the hour, that now it is full time for you to wake from sleep. For now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.

1 Corinthians 7:26

I think that in view of the present distress it is good for a person to remain as he is.

1 Corinthians 7:29-31

I mean, brethren, the appointed time has grown very short; so that from now on, those who have wives should live as though they had none,

Galatians 1:4

who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Ephesians 6:15

and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace;

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