Ephesians 5:9
New International Version
(for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth)

New Living Translation
For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true.

English Standard Version
(for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true),

Berean Study Bible
for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness, and truth.

Berean Literal Bible
for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth--

New American Standard Bible
(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

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

Christian Standard Bible
for the fruit of the light consists of all goodness, righteousness, and truth--

Contemporary English Version
and make your light shine. Be good and honest and truthful,

Good News Translation
for it is the light that brings a rich harvest of every kind of goodness, righteousness, and truth.

Holman Christian Standard 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.

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,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For the fruits of The Light are in all goodness, righteousness and truth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Light produces everything that is good, that has God's approval, and that is true.

New American Standard 1977
(for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Jubilee Bible 2000
(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

King James 2000 Bible
(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

American King James 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),

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the fruit of the light is in all goodness, and justice, and truth;

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
(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--

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

Young's Literal Translation
for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth,
Study Bible
Children of Light
8For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light, 9for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness, and truth. 10Test and prove what pleases the Lord.…
Cross References
Matthew 3:8
Produce fruit worthy of repentance.

Romans 15:14
I myself am convinced, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, brimming with knowledge, and able to instruct one another.

Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Colossians 3:18
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Treasury of Scripture

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

the fruit.

Galatians 5:22,23
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, …

goodness.

Psalm 16:2,3
O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; …

Romans 2:4
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Romans 15:14
And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

righteousness.

Philippians 1:11
Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

1 Timothy 6:11
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

Hebrews 1:8
But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

truth.

Ephesians 4:15,25
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: …

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

John 1:47
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!







Lexicon
for
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

fruit
καρπὸς (karpos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2590: Probably from the base of harpazo; fruit, literally or figuratively.

of the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

light [consists]
φωτὸς (phōtos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5457: Light, a source of light, radiance. From an obsolete phao; luminousness.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

all
πάσῃ (pasē)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

goodness,
ἀγαθωσύνῃ (agathōsynē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 19: From agathos; goodness, i.e. Virtue or beneficence.

righteousness,
δικαιοσύνῃ (dikaiosynē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1343: From dikaios; equity; specially justification.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

truth.
ἀληθείᾳ (alētheia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 225: From alethes; truth.
(9) For the fruit . . .--The true reading is, of the Light, for which the easier phrase, "the fruit of the Spirit," has been substituted, to the great detriment of the force and coherency of the whole passage. Light has its fruits; darkness (see Ephesians 5:11) is "unfruitful." The metaphor is striking, but literally correct, inasmuch as light is the necessary condition of that vegetative life which grows and yields fruit, while darkness is the destruction, if not of life, at any rate of fruit-bearing perfection.

Goodness and righteousness and truth.--These are practical exhibitions of the "being true in love," described in Ephesians 4:15 as the characteristic of the Christ-like soul. For "goodness" is love in practical benevolence, forming, in Galatians 5:22, a climax to "longsuffering" and "kindness," and, in 2Thessalonians 1:11, distinguished as practical from the "faith" which underlies practice. The other two qualities, "righteousness" and "truth"--that is, probably, truthfulness-are both parts of the great principle of "being true."

Verse 9. - For the fruit of light is [shown] in all goodness and righteousness and truth. The exhortation is confirmed by this statement of what is the natural result of light - goodness, the disposition that leads to good works; righteousness, rectitude, or integrity, which is most careful against all disorder and injustice, and renders to all their due, and especially to God the things that are God's; and truth, meaning a regard for truth in every form and way - believing it, reverencing it, speaking it, acting according to it, hoping and rejoicing in it, being sincere and honest, not false or treacherous. 5:3-14 Filthy lusts must be rooted out. These sins must be dreaded and detested. Here are not only cautions against gross acts of sin, but against what some may make light of. But these things are so far from being profitable. that they pollute and poison the hearers. Our cheerfulness should show itself as becomes Christians, in what may tend to God's glory. A covetous man makes a god of his money; places that hope, confidence, and delight, in worldly good, which should be in God only. Those who allow themselves, either in the lusts of the flesh or the love of the world, belong not to the kingdom of grace, nor shall they come to the kingdom of glory. When the vilest transgressors repent and believe the gospel, they become children of obedience, from whom God's wrath is turned away. Dare we make light of that which brings down the wrath of God? Sinners, like men in the dark, are going they know not whither, and doing they know not what. But the grace of God wrought a mighty change in the souls of many. Walk as children of light, as having knowledge and holiness. These works of darkness are unfruitful, whatever profit they may boast; for they end in the destruction of the impenitent sinner. There are many ways of abetting, or taking part in the sins of others; by commendation, counsel, consent, or concealment. And if we share with others in their sins, we must expect to share in their plagues. If we do not reprove the sins of others, we have fellowship with them. A good man will be ashamed to speak of what many wicked men are not ashamed to do. We must have not only a sight and a knowledge that sin is sin, and in some measure shameful, but see it as a breach of God's holy law. After the example of prophets and apostles, we should call on those asleep and dead in sin, to awake and arise, that Christ may give them light.
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