New American Standard Bible
7 Therefore do not become (A)partners with them; 8 for (B)you were once (C)darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as (D)children of light 9 (for (E)the fruit of the light consists in all (F)goodness, righteousness, and truth), 10 [a](G)as you try to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.Read full chapter
- Ephesians 5:10 Lit putting to the test what
7 So do not participate or even associate with them [in the rebelliousness of sin]. 8 For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of Light [live as those who are native-born to the Light] 9 (for the fruit [the effect, the result] of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth), 10 trying to learn [by experience] what is pleasing to the Lord [and letting your lifestyles be examples of what is most acceptable to Him—your behavior expressing gratitude to God for your salvation].Read full chapter
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