Romans 13:12

“The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The night is farre spent, the day is at hand: let vs therefore cast off the workes of darkenesse, and let vs put on the armour of light.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The night is far spent, and the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The night is far gone, and the day is near: so let us put off the works of the dark, arming ourselves with light,
- Basic English Bible

The night is far spent, and the day is near; let us cast away therefore the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
- Darby Bible

The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.
- Webster's Bible

The night is far advanced, and day is about to dawn. We must therefore lay aside the deeds of darkness, and clothe ourselves with the armour of Light.
- Weymouth Bible

The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let's therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let's put on the armor of light.
- World English Bible

The nyyt wente bifore, but the dai hath neiyed. Therfor caste we awei the werkis of derknessis, and be we clothid in the armeris of liyt.
- Wycliffe Bible

the night did advance, and the day came nigh; let us lay aside, therefore, the works of the darkness, and let us put on the armour of the light;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 13:12


Ro 13:12 The night is far spent. The night is the period before the full realization of that salvation named in v. 11, whether that be when Christ comes, or when we are called to Christ. The day. That salvation. The works of darkness. Such sinful deeds as men do under the cover of darkness, and all sinful deeds. The armour of light. The armor worn in the light, and with which the Christian will be clad when "the day" comes. See Eph 6:11.

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