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Ephesians 5:16King James Version (KJV)

16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 5:16Amplified Bible (AMP)

16 [a]making the very most of your time [on earth, recognizing and taking advantage of each opportunity and using it with wisdom and diligence], because the days are [filled with] evil.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 5:16 The Greek word in this verse means “buy up at the market place.” Opportunity is regarded as a commodity to be used by believers.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Ephesians 5:16New American Standard Bible (NASB)

16 [a]making the most of your time, because the days are evil.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 5:16 Lit redeeming the time
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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