1 Thessalonians 5:5
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New International Version
You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.

New Living Translation
For you are all children of the light and of the day; we don't belong to darkness and night.

English Standard Version
For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness.

Berean Study Bible
For you are all sons of the light and sons of the day; we do not belong to the night or to the darkness.

Berean Literal Bible
For you are all sons of light and sons of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.

New American Standard Bible
for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness;

King James Bible
Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For you are all sons of light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or the darkness.

International Standard Version
For all of you are children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to darkness.

NET Bible
For you all are sons of the light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of the darkness.

New Heart English Bible
You are all children of light, and children of the day. We do not belong to the night, nor to darkness,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For you are all children of light and children of the day and you are not children of the night, neither children of darkness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You belong to the day and the light not to the night and the dark.

New American Standard 1977
for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ye are all the sons of light, and the sons of the day; we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

King James 2000 Bible
You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

American King James Version
You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

American Standard Version
for ye are all sons of light, and sons of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness;

Douay-Rheims Bible
For all you are the children of light, and children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Darby Bible Translation
for all ye are sons of light and sons of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.

English Revised Version
for ye are all sons of light, and sons of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness;

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye are all children of light, and children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

Weymouth New Testament
for all of you are sons of Light and sons of the day. We belong neither to the night nor to darkness.

World English Bible
You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,

Young's Literal Translation
all ye are sons of light, and sons of day; we are not of night, nor of darkness,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:1-5 It is needless or useless to ask about the particular time of Christ's coming. Christ did not reveal this to the apostles. There are times and seasons for us to work in, and these are our duty and interest to know and observe; but as to the time when we must give up our account, we know it not, nor is it needful that we should. The coming of Christ will be a great surprise to men. Our Lord himself said so. As the hour of death is the same to each person that the judgment will be to mankind in general, so the same remarks answer for both. Christ's coming will be terrible to the ungodly. Their destruction will overtake them while they dream of happiness, and please themselves with vain amusements. There will be no means to escape the terror or the punishment of that day. This day will be a happy day to the righteous. They are not in darkness; they are the children of the light. It is the happy condition of all true Christians. But how many are speaking peace and safety to themselves, over whose heads utter destruction is hovering! Let us endeavour to awaken ourselves and each other, and guard against our spiritual enemies.
Study Bible
The Day of the Lord
4But you, brothers, are not in the darkness so that this day should overtake you like a thief. 5For you are all sons of the light and sons of the day; we do not belong to the night or to the darkness. 6So then, let us not sleep as the others do, but let us remain awake and sober.…
Cross References
Luke 16:8
The master commended the dishonest manager because he had acted shrewdly. For the sons of this age are more shrewd in dealing with their own kind than are the sons of light.

Acts 26:18
to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those sanctified by faith in Me.'

1 Thessalonians 5:8
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and the helmet of our hope of salvation.

1 John 2:8
Then again, I am also writing you a new commandment, which is true in Him and also in you. For the darkness is fading and the true light is already shining.
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