Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

not as fools, but as wise men, Redeeming the 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.

Common New Testament

making the most of your 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.

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 See then that ye walk circumspectly, 16 not as fools, but as wise men, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what is the will of the Lord.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:13

Wherefore take to you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

John 12:35

Who is this Son of man? Then Jesus said to them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness overtake you, for he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he goeth.

Acts 11:28-29

named Agabus stood up, and signified by the Spirit, that there would be a great famine through all the world; which also came to pass under Claudius Cesar.

Romans 13:11

And do this, knowing the season, that it is high time now to awake out of sleep; for salvation is nearer to us now, then when we first believed.

1 Corinthians 7:26

I apprehend therefore, that this is good for the present distress, that it is good for a man to continue as he is.

1 Corinthians 7:29-31

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that even they that have wives, be as if they had none: And they that weep, as if they wept not;

Galatians 1:4

(that he might deliver us from the present evil world) according to the will of God and our Father,

Galatians 6:10

Therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good unto all men; but especially to them who are of the houshold of faith.

Ephesians 6:15

And having your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace.

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