Ephesians 5:16
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English Standard Version
making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.

King James Bible
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

American Standard Version
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

English Revised Version
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Webster's Bible Translation
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Weymouth New Testament
Buy up your opportunities, for these are evil times.

Ephesians 5:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Redeeming the time (ἐξαγοραζόμενοι τὸν καιπόν)

See on Colossians 4:5.

Ephesians 5:16 Parallel Commentaries

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Redeeming.

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave...

Romans 13:11 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household of faith.

Colossians 4:5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

the days.

Ephesians 6:13,15 Why take to you the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand...

Psalm 37:19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

Ecclesiastes 11:2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for you know not what evil shall be on the earth.

Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw near, when you shall say...

Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

John 12:35 Then Jesus said to them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness come on you...

Acts 11:28,29 And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world...

1 Corinthians 7:26,29-31 I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, I say, that it is good for a man so to be...

Cross References
Galatians 1:4
who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

Ephesians 6:13
Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

Colossians 4:5
Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.

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