Ephesians 5:13

“But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But all things that are reprooued, are made manifest by the light: for whatsoeuer doth make manifest, is light.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But all things when they are reproved are made manifest by the light: for everything that is made manifest is light.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But all things, when their true quality is seen, are made clear by the light: because everything which is made clear is light.
- Basic English Bible

But all things having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light.
- Darby Bible

But all things that are reproved, are made manifest by the light: for whatever doth make manifest is light.
- Webster's Bible

But everything can be tested by the light and thus be shown in its true colors; for whatever shines of itself is light.
- Weymouth Bible

But all things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.
- World English Bible

And alle thingis that ben repreuyd of the liyt, ben opynli schewid; for al thing that is schewid, is liyt.
- Wycliffe Bible

and all the things reproved by the light are manifested, for everything that is manifested is light;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:13


5:13 But all things which are reproved, are thereby dragged out into the light, and made manifest - Shown in their proper colours, by the light. For whatsoever doth make manifest is light - That is, for nothing but light, yea, light from heaven, can make anything manifest.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:13


Eph 5:13 But all things that are reproved. These works of darkness are to be reproved by Christians that their true character may be brought to light (Eph 5:11). Are made manifest by the light. If the light is thrown upon them they will be seen. For whatsoever doth make manifest is light. Whatever is brought to light is light. Even if wicked, when it is brought to light it enlightens men by revealing its real nature.

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