Ephesians 5:9

“(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(For the fruite of the spirit is in all goodnesse and righteousnesse & trueth.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

(for the fruit of the Light {consists} in all goodness and righteousness and truth),
- New American Standard Version (1995)

(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),
- American Standard Version (1901)

(Because the fruit of the light is in all righteousness and in everything which is good and true),
- Basic English Bible

(for the fruit of the light [is] in all goodness and righteousness and truth,)
- Darby Bible

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth;)
- Webster's Bible

Live and act as sons of Light--for the effect of the Light is seen in every kind of goodness, uprightness and truth--
- Weymouth Bible

for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,
- World English Bible

For the fruyt of liyt is in al goodnesse, and riytwisnesse, and treuthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

for the fruit of the Spirit [is] in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:9


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.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:9


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.

Discussion for Ephesians 5:9

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