1 Thessalonians 5:8
Good News Translation
But we belong to the day, and we should be sober. We must wear faith and love as a breastplate, and our hope of salvation as a helmet.

Contemporary English Version
But we belong to the day. So we must stay sober and let our faith and love be like a suit of armor. Our firm hope that we will be saved is our helmet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, having on the breast plate of faith and charity and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

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But let us, who are of the day, be sober, having on the breast plate of faith and charity and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

who.

1 Thessalonians 5:5 For all you are the children of light and children of the day: we are not of the night nor of darkness.

Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy.

Ephesians 5:8,9 For you were heretofore darkness, but now light in the Lord. Walk then as children of the light. . . .

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he also is in the light, we have fellowship one with another: And the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

the breastplate.

Isaiah 59:17 He put on justice as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head: he put on the garments of vengeance, and was clad with zeal as with a cloak.

Romans 13:12 The night is passed And the day is at hand. Let us, therefore cast off the works of darkness and put on the armour of light.

2 Corinthians 6:7 In the word of truth, in the power of God: by the armour of justice on the right hand and on the left:

Ephesians 6:11,13-18 Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil. . . .

the hope.

Job 19:23-27 Who will grant me that my words may be written? who will grant me that they may be marked down in a book? . . .

Psalm 42:5,11 Why art thou sad, O my soul? and why dost thou trouble me? Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, . . .

Psalm 43:5 To thee, O God my God, I will give praise upon the harp: why art thou sad, O my soul? and why dost thou disquiet me?

Lamentations 3:26 Teth. It is good to wait with silence for the salvation of God.

Romans 5:2-5 By whom also we have access through faith into this grace wherein we stand: and glory in the hope of the glory of the sons of God. . . .

Romans 8:24,25 For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is not hope. For what a man seeth, why doth he hope for? . . .

1 Corinthians 13:13 And now there remain faith, hope, and charity, these three: but the greatest of these is charity.

Galatians 5:5 For we in spirit, by faith, wait for the hope of justice.

2 Thessalonians 2:16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God and our Father, who hath loved us and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope in grace,

Hebrews 6:19 Which we have as an anchor of the soul, sure and firm, and which entereth in even within the veil:

Hebrews 10:35,36 Do not therefore lose your confidence which hath a great reward. . . .

1 Peter 1:3-5,13 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy hath regenerated us unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead: . . .

1 John 3:1-3 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him. . . .

Context
The Day of the Lord
7For they that sleep, sleep in the night; and they that are drunk, are drunk in the night. 8But let us, who are of the day, be sober, having on the breast plate of faith and charity and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation. 9For God hath not appointed us unto wrath: but unto the purchasing of salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,…
Cross References
Isaiah 59:17
He put on justice as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head: he put on the garments of vengeance, and was clad with zeal as with a cloak.

Romans 8:24
For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is not hope. For what a man seeth, why doth he hope for?

Romans 13:12
The night is passed And the day is at hand. Let us, therefore cast off the works of darkness and put on the armour of light.

Ephesians 6:14
Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth and having on the breastplate of justice:

Ephesians 6:16
In all things taking the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one.

Ephesians 6:17
And take unto you the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit (which is the word of God).

Ephesians 6:23
Peace be to the brethren and charity with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:5
For all you are the children of light and children of the day: we are not of the night nor of darkness.

1 Peter 1:13
Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Additional Translations
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and the helmet of our hope of salvation.

But we being of the day should be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and the helmet, the hope of salvation,

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

but we being of [the] day, let us be sober, putting on [the] breastplate of faith and love, and as helmet [the] hope of salvation;

But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breast-plate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

But let us, belonging--as we do--to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

But let us, since we belong to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

and we, being of the day -- let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and an helmet -- a hope of salvation,
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