1 Thessalonians 5:5

“Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yee are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkenesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for ye are all sons of light, and sons of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you are all sons of light and of the day: we are not of the night or of the dark.
- Basic English Bible

for all *ye* are sons of light and sons of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.
- Darby Bible

Ye are all children of light, and children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
- Webster's Bible

for all of you are sons of Light and sons of the day. We belong neither to the night nor to darkness.
- Weymouth Bible

You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,
- World English Bible

For alle ye ben the sones of liyt, and sones of dai; we ben not of niyt, nether of derknessis.
- Wycliffe Bible

all ye are sons of light, and sons of day; we are not of night, nor of darkness,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:5


1Th 5:5 Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day. They are of the light, of the day, because they have come to Christ for light, and are taught of him. Hence on this subject they are fully informed. We are not of the night, nor of darkness. Those are "of the night", who turn away from the light and refuse to accept it.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 5

  • Dannielle
    Verse 20 and 21... Despise not prophesyings. (1. A foretelling; prediction; a declaration of something to come. As God only knows future events with certainty, no being but God or some person informed by him, can utter a real prophecy. The prophecies recorded in Scripture, when fulfilled, afford most convincing evidence of the divine original of the Scriptures
  • Betty freeman
    This chapter ment. A lot. To me iwould love to receive verses from you each day if i can thank you betty freeman
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 75:1 UNTO THEE O GOD DO WE GIVE THANKS UNTO THEE DO WE GIVE THANKS FOR THAT THY NAME IS NEAR THY WONDROUS WORKS DECLARE PSALM 27:7 THAT I MAY PUBLISH WITH THE VOICE OF THANKSGIVING AND TELL OF ALL THY WONDROUS WORKS ROMANS 8:28 AND WE KNOW THAT ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD TO THEM THAT --- LOVE GOD --- TO THEM WHO ARE CALLED ACCORDING TO HIS PURPOSE PROVERBS 1:33 BUT WHOSO HEARKENETH UNTO ME SHALL DWELL SAFELY AND SHALL BE QUIET FROM FEAR OF EVIL ECCLESIASTES 8:5 WHOSO KEEPETH THE COMMANDMENT SHALL FEEL NO EVIL THING AND A WISE MANS HEART DISCERNETH BOTH TIME AND JUDGEMENT PSALM 140:13 SURELY THE RIGHTEOUS SHALL GIVE THANKS UNTO THY NAME THE UPRIGHT SHALL DWELL IN THY PRESENCE PSALM 12:3 THE LORD SHALL CUT OFF ALL FLATTERING LIPS AND THE TONGUE THAT SPEAKETH PROUD THINGS --12:4--WHO HAVE SAID WITH OUR TONGUE WILL WE PREVAIL OUR LIPS ARE OUR OWN WHO IS LORD OVER US
  • Mark allison
    Cheryl / this is talking about last days as Jesus returns and be ready !! read acts chapter 2 as this is also talking about the last days before his return . read as it goes along with this . the lord will put out his spirt on all flesh and you can read the rest . god bless you
  • A disciple
    "For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night." As long as we are in the world we will have tribulation, and every generation has had something serious to deal with. While we see so many bad things happening, and getting worse and worse, it should move us to search and try our hearts and repent, and set in order all our ways before we come before Him.
  • Cheryl
    Explain verse 20

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