Ephesians 5:11
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English Standard Version
Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.

King James Bible
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

American Standard Version
and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

English Revised Version
and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them;

Webster's Bible Translation
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Weymouth New Testament
Have nothing to do with the barren unprofitable deeds of darkness, but, instead of that, set your faces against them;

Ephesians 5:11 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Have - fellowship (συγκοινωνεῖτε)

See on Revelation 18:4; see on Revelation 1:9.

Unfruitful works (ἔργοις τοῖς ἀκάρποις)

Compare fruit, Ephesians 5:9, and Galatians 5:19, Galatians 5:22, works of the flesh, fruit of the Spirit. Works which bring no blessing with them. Compare Romans 6:21; Romans 8:13; Galatians 5:21; Galatians 6:8.

Reprove (ελέγχετε)

See on John 3:20.

Ephesians 5:11 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Ephesians 5:7 Be not you therefore partakers with them.

Genesis 49:5-7 Simeon and Levi are brothers; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations...

Psalm 1:1,2 Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners...

Psalm 26:4,5 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers...

Psalm 94:20,21 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames mischief by a law...

Proverbs 4:14,15 Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men...

Proverbs 9:6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Jeremiah 15:17 I sat not in the assembly of the mockers, nor rejoiced; I sat alone because of your hand: for you have filled me with indignation.

Romans 16:17 Now I beseech you, brothers, mark them which cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned...

1 Corinthians 5:9-11 I wrote to you in an letter not to company with fornicators...

1 Corinthians 10:20,21 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God...

2 Corinthians 6:14-18 Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness...

2 Thessalonians 3:6,14 Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ...

1 Timothy 6:5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw yourself.

2 Timothy 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

2 John 1:10,11 If there come any to you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed...

Revelation 18:4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that you be not partakers of her sins...

unfruitful.

Proverbs 1:31 Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.

Isaiah 3:10,11 Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings...

Romans 6:21 What fruit had you then in those things whereof you are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

Galatians 6:8 For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption...

works.

Ephesians 4:22 That you put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

Job 24:13-17 They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof...

John 3:19-21 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light...

Romans 1:22-32 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools...

Romans 13:12 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.

1 Thessalonians 5:7 For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.

but.

Genesis 20:16 And to Sarah he said, Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to you a covering of the eyes...

Leviticus 19:17 You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall in any wise rebuke your neighbor, and not suffer sin on him.

Psalm 141:5 Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head...

Proverbs 9:7,8 He that reproves a scorner gets to himself shame: and he that rebukes a wicked man gets himself a blot...

Proverbs 13:18 Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses instruction: but he that regards reproof shall be honored.

Proverbs 15:12 A scorner loves not one that reproves him: neither will he go to the wise.

Proverbs 19:25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 25:12 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover on an obedient ear.

Proverbs 29:1 He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Isaiah 29:21 That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproves in the gate...

Matthew 18:15 Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone: if he shall hear you...

Luke 3:19 But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias his brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which Herod had done,

1 Timothy 5:20 Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.

2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

Titus 2:15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise you.

Cross References
Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent.

Proverbs 28:4
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law strive against them.

John 3:20
For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.

Acts 26:18
to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Romans 13:12
The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.

1 Corinthians 5:9
I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people--

2 Corinthians 6:14
Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

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