Romans 13:12
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New International Version
The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

New Living Translation
The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be here. So remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining armor of right living.

English Standard Version
The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Berean Study Bible
The night is nearly over; the day has drawn near. So let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Berean Literal Bible
The night is nearly over, and the day has drawn near; therefore we should cast off the works of darkness and should put on the armor of light.

New American Standard Bible
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.

King James 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 armour of light.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

International Standard Version
The night is almost over, and the day is near. Let's therefore put aside the actions of darkness and put on the armor of light.

NET Bible
The night has advanced toward dawn; the day is near. So then we must lay aside the works of darkness, and put on the weapons of light.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The night has passed and the day has arrived, therefore let us strip off the works of darkness from us, and let us put on the armor of light.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The night is almost over, and the day is near. So we should get rid of the things that belong to the dark and take up the weapons that belong to the light.

New American Standard 1977
The night is almost gone, and the day is at hand. Let us therefore lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The night is past, and the day is come; let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us clothe ourselves with the weapons of light.

King James 2000 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.

American King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The night is passed, and the day is at hand. Let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and put on the armour of light.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

English Revised Version
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 armour of light.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
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.

World English 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.

Young's Literal Translation
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;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
13:11-14 Four things are here taught, as a Christian's directory for his day's work. When to awake; Now; and to awake out of the sleep of carnal security, sloth, and negligence; out of the sleep of spiritual death, and out of the sleep of spiritual deadness. Considering the time; a busy time; a perilous time. Also the salvation nigh at hand. Let us mind our way, and mend our pace, we are nearer our journey's end. Also to make ourselves ready. The night is far spent, the day is at hand; therefore it is time to dress ourselves. Observe what we must put off; clothes worn in the night. Cast off the sinful works of darkness. Observe what we must put on; how we should dress our souls. Put on the armour of light. A Christian must reckon himself undressed, if unarmed. The graces of the Spirit are this armour, to secure the soul from Satan's temptations, and the assaults of this present evil world. Put on Christ; that includes all. Put on righteousness of Christ, for justification. Put on the Spirit and grace of Christ, for sanctification. The Lord Jesus Christ must be put on as Lord to rule you as Jesus to save you; and in both, as Christ anointed and appointed by the Father to this ruling, saving work. And how to walk. When we are up and ready, we are not to sit still, but to appear abroad; let us walk. Christianity teaches us how to walk so as to please God, who ever sees us. Walk honestly as in the day; avoiding the works of darkness. Where there are riot and drunkenness, there usually are chambering and wantonness, and strife and envy. Solomon puts these all together, Pr 23:29-35. See what provision to make. Our great care must be to provide for our souls: but must we take no care about our bodies? Yes; but two things are forbidden. Perplexing ourselves with anxious, encumbering care; and indulging ourselves in irregular desires. Natural wants are to be answered, but evil appetites must be checked and denied. To ask meat for our necessities, is our duty, we are taught to pray for daily bread; but to ask meat for our lusts, is provoking God, Ps 78:18.
Study Bible
Put On Christ
11And do this, understanding the occasion. The hour has come for you to wake up from your slumber, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. 12The night is nearly over; the day has drawn near. So let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. 13Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:29
What I am saying, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none;

1 Corinthians 10:11
Now these things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfillment of the ages has come.

2 Corinthians 6:7
in truthful speech and in the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left;

2 Corinthians 10:4
The weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world. Instead, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.

Ephesians 5:8
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,

Ephesians 5:11
Have no fellowship with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.

Ephesians 6:11
Put on the full armor of God, so that you can make your stand against the devil's schemes.

Ephesians 6:13
Therefore take up the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you will be able to stand your ground, and having done everything, to stand.

Ephesians 6:14
Stand firm then, with the belt of truth fastened around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness arrayed,

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.
Treasury of Scripture

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.

night.

Songs 2:17 Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my beloved, …

1 John 2:8 Again, a new commandment I write to you, which thing is true in him …

cast.

Isaiah 2:20 In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of …

Isaiah 30:22 You shall defile also the covering of your graven images of silver, …

Ezekiel 18:31,32 Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby you have transgressed; …

Ephesians 4:22 That you put off concerning the former conversation the old man, …

Colossians 3:8,9 But now you also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, …

James 1:21 Why lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and …

1 Peter 2:1 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and …

works.

Job 24:14-17 The murderer rising with the light kills the poor and needy, and …

John 3:19-21 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, …

Ephesians 5:11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but …

1 Thessalonians 5:5-7 You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we …

1 John 1:5-7 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare …

1 John 2:8,9 Again, a new commandment I write to you, which thing is true in him …

put.

Romans 13:14 But put you on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for …

2 Corinthians 6:7 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of righteousness …

Ephesians 6:11-18 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against …

Colossians 3:10-17 And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after …

1 Thessalonians 5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate …

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