Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

It is far on in the night, the day is almost here; so let us drop the deeds of darkness and put on the armour of the light;

New American Standard Bible

The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

King James Version

The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

Holman Bible

The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

International Standard Version

The night is almost over, and the day is near. Let's therefore put aside the actions of darkness and put on the armor of light.

A Conservative Version

The night has advanced and the day has approached. Let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the weapons of light.

American Standard Version

The night is far spent, and the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Amplified

The night [this present evil age] is almost gone and the day [of Christ’s return] is almost here. So let us fling away the works of darkness and put on the [full] armor of light.

An Understandable Version

The night is almost over and the day is near. So, we should stop doing the deeds of darkness [i.e., sinful things] and we should arm ourselves with the weapons of light [i.e., virtues for right living].

Anderson New Testament

the night is far advanced, the day draws near. Let us, therefore, put off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Bible in Basic English

The night is far gone, and the day is near: so let us put off the works of the dark, arming ourselves with light,

Common New Testament

The night is far gone, the day is at hand. Let us then cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore throw off the habits of darkness, and be invested with the ornaments of light.

Darby Translation

The night is far spent, and the day is near; let us cast away therefore the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

Godbey New Testament

For the night is far spent, and the day is at hand. Therefore let us lay aside the works of the darkness, and let us put on the arms of the light.

Goodspeed New Testament

The night is nearly over; the day is at hand. So let us throw aside the deeds of darkness, and put on the armor of light.

John Wesley New Testament

The night is far spent; the day is at hand, let us therefore put off the works of darkness, and put on the armour of light.

Julia Smith Translation

The night has advanced, and the day has drawn near: therefore let us lay down the works of darkness, and put on the weapons of light.

King James 2000

The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The night is far gone, and the day has drawn near. Therefore let us throw off the deeds of darkness and put on the weapons of light.

Modern King James verseion

The night is far spent, the day is at hand; therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The night is past and the day is come nigh. Let us therefore cast away the deeds of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

Montgomery New Testament

The night is far spent; The day is at hand. Let is therefore take off the deeds of darkness, Let us put on the armor of light.

NET Bible

The night has advanced toward dawn; the day is near. So then we must lay aside the works of darkness, and put on the weapons of light.

New Heart English Bible

The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let us therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Noyes New Testament

The night is far spent, the day is at hand; let us then throw off the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light.

Sawyer New Testament

The night is far advanced, and the day is at hand; let us lay aside therefore the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

The Emphasized Bible

The night, is far spent and, the day, hath drawn near; let us, then, cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The night is far advanced, the day approaches: let us therefore put off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The night is almost gone; the day is near. Therefore let us have done with the deeds of Darkness, and arm ourselves with the weapons of Light.

Webster

The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Weymouth New Testament

The night is far advanced, and day is about to dawn. We must therefore lay aside the deeds of darkness, and clothe ourselves with the armour of Light.

Williams New Testament

The night has almost passed; the day is at hand. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness, and put on the weapons of light.

World English Bible

The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let's therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let's put on the armor of light.

Worrell New Testament

The night was far spent, and the day has drawn near; let us, therefore, put off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Worsley New Testament

The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

Youngs Literal Translation

the night did advance, and the day came nigh; let us lay aside, therefore, the works of the darkness, and let us put on the armour of the light;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

is far spent
προκόπτω 
Prokopto 
Usage: 5

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

is at hand
ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
Usage: 28

let us
ἀποτίθημι 
Apotithemi 
Usage: 8

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ἀποτίθημι 
Apotithemi 
Usage: 8

the works
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

and

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

let us put on
ἐνδύω 
Enduo 
put on, clothed with, clothed in, have on, clothe with, be endued, arrayed in, be clothed, vr put on
Usage: 23

the armour
ὅπλον 
Hoplon 
Usage: 6

References

Images Romans 13:12

Prayers for Romans 13:12

Context Readings

Love Fulfills The Law

11 And then you know what this Crisis means, you know it is high time to waken up; for Salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. 12 It is far on in the night, the day is almost here; so let us drop the deeds of darkness and put on the armour of the light; 13 let us live decorously as in the open light of day ??no revelry or bouts of drinking, no debauchery or sensuality, no quarrelling or jealousy.



Cross References

Ephesians 5:11

Have nothing to do with the fruitless enterprises of the darkness; rather expose them.

2 Corinthians 6:7

true words, the power of God; with the weapons of integrity for attack or for defence,

1 Thessalonians 5:5-8

you are all sons of the Light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

1 Thessalonians 5:5-17

you are all sons of the Light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

you are all sons of the Light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

you are all sons of the Light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

you are all sons of the Light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

1 Thessalonians 5:5-32

you are all sons of the Light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

John 3:19-21

And this is the sentence of condemnation, that the Light has entered the world and yet men have preferred darkness to light. It is because their actions have been evil;

Romans 13:14

No, put on the character of the Lord Jesus Christ, and never think how to gratify the cravings of the flesh.

Ephesians 4:22

you must lay aside the old nature which belonged to your former course of life, that nature which crumbles to ruin under the passions of moral deceit,

Ephesians 6:11-18

put on God's armour so as to be able to stand against the stratagems of the devil.

Colossians 3:8-17

but off with them all now, off with anger, rage, malice, slander, foul talk!

James 1:21

so clear away all the foul rank growth of malice, and make a soil of modesty for the Word which roots itself inwardly with power to save your souls.

1 John 2:8-9

And yet it is a new command I am writing to you ??realized in him and also in yourselves, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.

Revelation 1:3

Blessed is he who reads aloud, blessed they who hear the words of this prophecy and lay to heart what is written in it; for the time is near.

Revelation 22:10

He said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near:

1 Peter 2:1

So off with all malice, all guile and insincerity and envy and slander of every kind!

1 John 1:5-7

Here is the message we learned from him and announce to you: 'God is light and in him there is no darkness, none.'

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