Ephesians 5:17
Good News Translation
Don't be fools, then, but try to find out what the Lord wants you to do.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be stupid. Instead, find out what the Lord wants you to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God.

New American Bible
Therefore, do not continue in ignorance, but try to understand what is the will of the Lord.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God.

be.

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

Colossians 4:5 Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

understanding.

Deuteronomy 4:6 And you shall observe, and fulfil them in practice. For this is your wisdom, and understanding in the sight of nations, that hearing all these precepts, they may say: Behold a wise and understanding people, a great nation.

1 Kings 3:9-12 Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous? . . .

Job 28:28 And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.

Psalm 111:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. A good understanding to all that do it: his praise continueth for ever and ever.

Psalm 119:27 Make me to understand the way of thy justifications: and I shall be exercised in thy wondrous works.

Proverbs 2:5 Because the Lord giveth wisdom: and out of his mouth cometh prudence and knowledge.

Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth.

Proverbs 23:23 Buy truth, and do not sell wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Jeremiah 4:22 For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

John 7:17 If any man will do the will of him, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.

Colossians 1:9 Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

1 Thessalonians 4:1-3 For the rest therefore, brethren, pray and beseech you in the Lord Jesus that, as you have received from us, how you ought to walk and to please God, so also you would walk, that you may abound the more. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:18 In all things give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you all.

1 Peter 4:2 That now he may live the rest of his time in the flesh, not after the desires of men but according to the will of God.

Context
Children of Light
16But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God. 18And be not drunk with wine, wherein is luxury: but be ye filled with the Holy Spirit,…
Cross References
Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.

Colossians 1:9
Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

1 Thessalonians 4:3
For this is the will of God, your sanctification: That you should abstain from fornication:

Additional Translations
Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.

Because of this, do not be foolish, but understand what is the Lord's will,

Why be you not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

Wherefore be ye not foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

For this reason be not foolish, but understanding what [is] the will of the Lord.

Wherefore be ye not foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

On this account do not prove yourselves wanting in sense, but try to understand what the Lord's will is.

Therefore don't be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

because of this become not fools, but -- understanding what is the will of the Lord,
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