Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

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

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.

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 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. 17 So stop becoming senseless, but understand what the Lord's will is.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:13

So you must take on God's full armor, so as to be able to take a stand in the day when evil attacks you, and, after having completely finished the contest, to hold your own.

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.

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.

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.

John 12:35

Jesus said to them, "Only a little while longer you will have the light. Keep on living by it while you have the light, so that darkness may not overtake you, for whoever walks about in the dark does not know where he is going.

Acts 11:28-29

and one of them named Agabus got up and, through the Holy Spirit, foretold that there was going to be a great famine all over the world, which occurred in the reign of Claudius.

Romans 13:11

Do this in particular because you know the present crisis, that it is high time for you to wake up out of your sleep, for our salvation is now nearer to us than when we first believed.

1 Corinthians 7:26

Now this is my opinion in the light of the present distress: That it is a good thing for a man to remain as he is.

1 Corinthians 7:29-31

I mean this, brothers. The time has been cut short. For the future, men who have wives should live as though they had none,

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself for our sins, to save us from the present wicked world in accordance with the will of our God and Father;

Galatians 6:10

So then whenever we have an opportunity, let us practice doing good to everybody, but especially to the members of the family of faith.

Ephesians 6:15

and put on your feet the preparation the good news of peace supplies.

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