Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

(for the product of light consists of everything good and right and true).

New American Standard Bible

(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

King James Version

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Holman Bible

for the fruit of the light results in all goodness, righteousness, and truth

International Standard Version

for the fruit that the light produces consists of every form of goodness, righteousness, and truth.

A Conservative Version

(for the fruit of the spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

American Standard Version

(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Amplified

(for the fruit [the effect, the result] of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Anderson New Testament

(for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Bible in Basic English

(Because the fruit of the light is in all righteousness and in everything which is good and true),

Common New Testament

(for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the natural effect of light, is universal benevolence, justice, and truth:

Darby Translation

(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,)

Godbey New Testament

(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Goodspeed New Testament

for light leads to perfect goodness, uprightness, and truth;

John Wesley New Testament

walk as children of light; (The fruit of the light is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth:)

Julia Smith Translation

(For the fruit of the Spirit in all goodness and justice and truth.;)

King James 2000

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Lexham Expanded Bible

(for the fruit of the light [is] in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Modern King James verseion

(for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the fruit of the spirit is, in all goodness, righteousness, and truth.

Moffatt New Testament

(for the fruit of light consists in all that is good and right and true),

Montgomery New Testament

Lead the life of children of light, for the fruit of the light consists in every kind of goodness and uprightness and truth.

NET Bible

for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness, and truth --

New Heart English Bible

for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,

Noyes New Testament

for the fruit of the light is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth,

The Emphasized Bible

For, the fruit of the light, is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

(for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the outcome of life in the Light may be seen in every form of goodness, righteousness, and sincerity--

Webster

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth;)

Weymouth New Testament

Live and act as sons of Light--for the effect of the Light is seen in every kind of goodness, uprightness and truth--

Williams New Testament

for the product of light consists in practicing everything that is good and right and true;

World English Bible

for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,

Worrell New Testament

(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Worsley New Testament

walk therefore as children of light, (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,)

Youngs Literal Translation

for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the fruit
καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

of the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

is in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

G19
ἀγαθωσύνη 
Agathosune 
Usage: 4

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Ephesians 5:9

Context Readings

Light Versus Darkness

8 for you people were once darkness [i.e., when living in sin], but now you are light in [fellowship with] the Lord. [So], live like people who belong to light [i.e., who live godly lives], 9 (for the product of light consists of everything good and right and true). 10 Then you will demonstrate [or, "learn about"] a life that is very pleasing to the Lord.



Cross References

Romans 15:14

And I, myself, am convinced about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, and have been filled with all kinds of knowledge and are capable of counseling one another.

Ephesians 4:25

So then, put away lying and [Zech 8:16], "Each one should speak truthfully with his neighbor," because we are parts of one another [i.e., in the one body].

Ephesians 4:25-3

So then, put away lying and [Zech 8:16], "Each one should speak truthfully with his neighbor," because we are parts of one another [i.e., in the one body].

John 1:47

[As] Jesus saw Nathaniel coming toward Him, He said [this] about him, "Look, [there is] a true Israelite, a completely honest man!"

Romans 2:4

Or, do you despise the abundance of God's kindness and tolerance and patience [toward you], not realizing that His kindness is intended to cause you to repent? [i.e., to change your hearts and lives].

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:15

But [instead], we should speak [and practice] truth in a loving way, so that we can, in all respects, grow up [spiritually] into [union with] Christ, who is the head [i.e., of His body, the church].

Ephesians 6:14

So, you people should stand firm [in the faith], with the belt of truth firmly buckled around you, and with the "flack jacket" of righteousness on your chest.

Philippians 1:11

having been full of qualities of righteousness, which come from Jesus Christ and produce honor and praise to God.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, run from these things [See verses 3-10], and pursue right living and godliness, having faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.

Hebrews 1:8

But God says [this] about the Son [Psa. 97:7], "Your throne [i.e. kingdom], O God [Note: This term here is applied to Jesus], will last forever and ever, and righteousness will be the scepter [i.e., the standard for ruling] of your kingdom.

Hebrews 11:33

who, by [having] faith, conquered kingdoms, practiced what was right, and obtained what was promised [by God]. They shut the mouths of lions,

1 Peter 2:24-25

Jesus took upon Himself our sins [when] His body was placed upon the cross so that we, [through] dying to [i.e., giving up] the sinful life, would live for righteousness. You were healed [from your sins] by His being brutally treated.

1 John 2:29

If you know that Christ is [truly] righteous [verse 1], then you should also know that everyone who does what is right has been [spiritually] conceived [and eventually born] by God [See 5:18].

1 John 3:9-10

No one who has been [spiritually] conceived [and eventually born] by God continues to live a sinful life, because God's seed [i.e., His word, See Luke 8:11] continues to live in his heart, so he cannot [continue a life of] sin, because he has been conceived by God.

3 John 1:11

Dear [friend], do not imitate what is evil, but [only] what is good. The person who does what is good is [a child] of God; the one who does evil has not seen God [spiritually].

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