“(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)”
King James Version (KJV)
5:9 The fruit of the light - Opposite to the unfruitful works of darkness, #Eph 4:11|. Is in - That is, consists in. Goodness and righteousness and truth - Opposite to the sins spoken of, #Eph 4:25|,&c.
Eph 5:9 For the fruit of the Spirit. To "walk as children of light" (Eph 5:8) is to bear the fruit of the Spirit. This is shown by goodness and righteousness. See Ga 5:22.