New Living Translation
But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them,
King James Bible
But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.
Darby Bible Translation
But all things having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light.
World English Bible
But all things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.
Young's Literal Translation
and all the things reproved by the light are manifested, for everything that is manifested is light;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:13 But all things which are reproved, are thereby dragged out into the light, and made manifest - Shown in their proper colours, by the light. For whatsoever doth make manifest is light - That is, for nothing but light, yea, light from heaven, can make anything manifest.
'Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.'--Eph. v. 10. These words are closely connected with those which precede them in the 8th verse--'Walk as children of light.' They further explain the mode by which that commandment is to be fulfilled. They who, as children of light, mindful of their obligations and penetrated by its brightness, seek to conform their active life to the light to which they belong, are to do so by making experiment of, or investigating and determining, what is 'acceptable …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
Unfruitful Works of Darkness
Sleepers at Noonday
What Children of Light Should Be
All who do evil hate the light and refuse to go near it for fear their sins will be exposed.
It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret.
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