Colossians 4:5
Good News Translation
Be wise in the way you act toward those who are not believers, making good use of every opportunity you have.

Contemporary English Version
When you are with unbelievers, always make good use of the time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

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Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

Walk.

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God.

Psalm 90:12 Can number thy wrath? So make thy right hand known: and men learned in heart, in wisdom.

Matthew 10:16 Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves.

Romans 16:19 For your obedience is published in every place. I rejoice therefore in you. But I would have you to be wise in good and simple in evil.

1 Corinthians 14:19-25 But in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may instruct others also: than ten thousand words in a tongue. . . .

Ephesians 5:15-17 See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise, . . .

James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.

James 3:13,17 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge, among you? Let him shew, by a good contestation, his work in the meekness of wisdom. . . .

them.

1 Corinthians 5:12,13 For what have I to do to judge them that are without? Do not you judge them that are within? . . .

1 Thessalonians 4:12 0

1 Timothy 3:7 Moreover, he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

1 Peter 3:1 In like manner also, let wives be subject to their husbands: that, if any believe not the word, they may be won without the word, by the conversation of the wives,

redeeming.

Ephesians 5:16 But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Context
Fellow Workers
4That I may make it manifest as I ought to speak. 5Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time. 6Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.…
Cross References
Mark 4:11
And he said to them: To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all things are done in parables:

Ephesians 5:15
See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise,

Ephesians 5:16
But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

1 Thessalonians 4:12


Additional Translations
Act wisely toward outsiders, redeeming the time.

Walk in wisdom toward those outside, redeeming the time.

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Walk in wisdom towards those without, redeeming opportunities.

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Walk in wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

Behave wisely in relation to the outside world, buying up your opportunities.

Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.

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