Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

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.

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, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise, 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil; 17 because of this become not fools, but -- understanding what is the will of the Lord,



Cross References

Ephesians 6:13

because of this take ye up the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to resist in the day of the evil, and all things having done -- to stand.

Colossians 4:5

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

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember also thy Creators in days of thy youth, While that the evil days come not, Nor the years have arrived, that thou sayest, 'I have no pleasure in them.'

Amos 5:13

Therefore is the wise at that time silent, For an evil time it is.

Psalm 37:19

They are not ashamed in a time of evil, And in days of famine they are satisfied.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

All that thy hand findeth to do, with thy power do, for there is no work, and device, and knowledge, and wisdom in Sheol whither thou art going.

Ecclesiastes 11:2

Give a portion to seven, and even to eight, For thou knowest not what evil is on the earth.

John 12:35

Jesus, therefore, said to them, 'Yet a little time is the light with you; walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you; and he who is walking in the darkness hath not known where he goeth;

Acts 11:28-29

and one of them, by name Agabus, having stood up, did signify through the Spirit a great dearth is about to be throughout all the world -- which also came to pass in the time of Claudius Caesar --

Romans 13:11

And this, knowing the time, that for us, the hour already is to be aroused out of sleep, for now nearer is our salvation than when we did believe;

1 Corinthians 7:26

I suppose, therefore, this to be good because of the present necessity, that it is good for a man that the matter be thus: --

1 Corinthians 7:29-31

And this I say, brethren, the time henceforth is having been shortened -- that both those having wives may be as not having;

Galatians 1:4

who did give himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of the present evil age, according to the will of God even our Father,

Galatians 6:10

therefore, then, as we have opportunity, may we work the good to all, and especially unto those of the household of the faith.

Ephesians 6:15

and having the feet shod in the preparation of the good-news of the peace;

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