Ephesians 5:17

“Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore be ye not vnwise, but vnderstanding what the will of the Lord is.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore be ye not foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason, then, do not be foolish, but be conscious of the Lord's pleasure.
- Basic English Bible

For this reason be not foolish, but understanding what [is] the will of the Lord.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
- Webster's Bible

On this account do not prove yourselves wanting in sense, but try to understand what the Lord's will is.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore don't be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
- World English Bible

Therfor nyle ye be maad vnwise, but vndurstondynge which is the wille of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

because of this become not fools, but -- understanding what [is] the will of the Lord,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:17


5:17 What the will of the Lord is - In every time, place, and circumstance.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:17


Eph 5:17 Be ye not unwise. That is, so foolish as to not understand the will of the Lord.

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