Ephesians 5:15


“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,”

King James Version (KJV)



Other Translations of Ephesians 5:15

“See then that yee walke circumspectly, not as fooles, but as wise,”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Ephesians chapter 5

“Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise,”
New American Standard Version (1995)

“Look therefore carefully how ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise;”
American Standard Version (1901)

“Take care then how you are living, not as unwise, but as wise;”
Basic English Bible

“See therefore how ye walk carefully, not as unwise but as wise,”
Darby Bible

“See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise, ”
Douay Rheims Bible

“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, ”
Webster's Bible

“Therefore be very careful how you live and act. Let it not be as unwise men, but as wise.”
Weymouth Bible

“Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise;”
World English Bible

“Therfor, britheren, se ye, hou warli ye schulen go;”
Wycliffe Bible

“See, then, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise,”
Youngs Literal Bible


valorie's comment on 2014-09-21 10:52:34:

Let your steps be lead of god


Shay's comment on 2014-08-13 14:05:59:

Paul was exhorting Christians to use their time wisely in caring for spiritual interests, but the principle can be helpful in many important activities of life.


Rev. Autrey's comment on 2013-09-11 09:11:07:

Verses 15-16 are translated in another version as, "So be careful how you live, not as fools but as those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity for doing good in these evil days." Let me explain.

These are good works inspired in us by the Holy Spirit. That is, we do them because Christ lives in us, and the Holy Spirit inspires us to please him. But these "good works" do not remove the sins that we have already committed, or the ones we will commit in the future. The death of Jesus pay's our sin debt. That is, his blood flows like a fountain and washed our sins away. So what what is the purpose of our good works?

Sin is like a sea of quicksand. The more we try on our own to pull ourselves out the deeper we sink. But Jesus comes along and says "I am God and I have come to save you." He, then, pulls us out and saves our life. And because of this we are so greatful for being spared we say to Jesus, "Thank you for saving me. Yes, thank you Lord." And I promise that from now own I will always please you in everything I do and say so I won't fall in again. The Holy Spirit inspires us in this. This is the purpose of our good works. They show that we want to pleade God.

Thank you for reading.


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