Colossians 4:5

“Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Walke in wisdome toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be wise in your behaviour to those who are outside, making good use of the time.
- Basic English Bible

Walk in wisdom towards those without, redeeming opportunities.
- Darby Bible

Walk in wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.
- Webster's Bible

Behave wisely in relation to the outside world, buying up your opportunities.
- Weymouth Bible

Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.
- World English Bible

Walke ye in wisdom to hem that ben with outen forth, ayenbiynge tyme.
- Wycliffe Bible

in wisdom walk ye toward those without, the time forestalling;
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Colossians 4:5


Col 4:5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without. Let your conduct be prudent and sagacious. Do not provoke persecution. Redeeming. Buying by giving up your own pleasure. Redeeming the time. Using every opportunity and seeking time to do them good.

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