Ephesians 5:15
Good News Translation
So be careful how you live. Don't live like ignorant people, but like wise people.

New Revised Standard Version
Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise,

Contemporary English Version
Act like people with good sense and not like fools.

New American Bible
Watch carefully then how you live, not as foolish persons but as wise,

Douay-Rheims Bible
See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise,


Ephesians 5:33 Nevertheless, let every one of you in particular love for his wife as himself: And let the wife fear her husband.

Matthew 8:4 And Jesus saith to him: See thou tell no man: but go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Matthew 27:4,24 Saying: I have sinned in betraying innocent blood. But they said: What is that to us? Look thou to it. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man: but ever follow that which is good towards each other and towards all men.

Hebrews 12:25 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven.

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

Revelation 19:10 And I fell down before his feet, to adore him. And he saith to me: See thou do it not. I am thy fellow servant and of thy brethren who have the testimony of Jesus. Adore God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.


Exodus 23:13 Keep all things that I have said to you. And by the name of strange gods you shall not swear, neither shall it be heard out of your mouth.

Matthew 10:16 Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves.

1 Corinthians 14:20 Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

Philippians 1:27 Only let your conversation be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you, or, being absent, may hear of you, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind labouring together for the faith of the gospel.

Colossians 1:9 Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

Colossians 4:5 Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.


2 Samuel 24:10 But David's heart struck him, after the people were numbered: and David said to the Lord: I have sinned very much in what I have done: but I pray thee, O Lord, to take away the iniquity of thy servant, because I have done exceeding foolishly.

Job 2:10 And he said to her: Thou hast spoken like one of the foolish women: If we have received good things at the hand of God, why should we not receive evil? In all these things Job did not sin with his lips.

Psalm 73:22 And I am brought to nothing, and I knew not.

Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth.

Matthew 25:2 And five of them were foolish and five wise.

Luke 24:25 Then he said to them: O foolish and slow of heart to believe in all things, Which the prophets have spoken.

Galatians 3:1,3 O senseless Galatians, who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth: before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been set forth, crucified among you? . . .

1 Timothy 6:9 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.

James 3:13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge, among you? Let him shew, by a good contestation, his work in the meekness of wisdom.

Children of Light
14Wherefore he saith: Rise, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead: and Christ shall enlighten thee. 15See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise, 16But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil.…
Cross References
Proverbs 15:21
Folly is joy to the fool: and the wise man maketh straight his steps.

Ephesians 5:2
And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.

Colossians 4:5
Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.

Ephesians 5:14
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