1 Thessalonians 5:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

New Living Translation
But let us who live in the light be clearheaded, protected by the armor of faith and love, and wearing as our helmet the confidence of our salvation.

English Standard Version
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Berean Study Bible
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.

New American Standard Bible
But since we are of the day, let’s be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

NASB 1995
But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

NASB 1977
But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Amplified Bible
But since we [believers] belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope and confident assurance of salvation.

Christian Standard Bible
But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled and put on the armor of faith and love, and a helmet of the hope of salvation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But since we belong to the day, we must be serious and put the armor of faith and love on our chests, and put on a helmet of the hope of salvation.

Contemporary English Version
But we belong to the day. So we must stay sober and let our faith and love be like a suit of armor. Our firm hope that we will be saved is our helmet.

Good News Translation
But we belong to the day, and we should be sober. We must wear faith and love as a breastplate, and our hope of salvation as a helmet.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Since we belong to the day, we must be sober. We must put on faith and love as a breastplate and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

International Standard Version
But since we belong to the day, let's be sober. We must put on the breastplate of faith and love, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

NET Bible
But since we are of the day, we must stay sober by putting on the breastplate of faith and love and as a helmet our hope for salvation.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

New King James Version
But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation.

King James 2000 Bible
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

New Heart English Bible
But let us, since we belong to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

World English Bible
But let us, since we belong to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

American King James Version
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

American Standard Version
But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

A Faithful Version
But we who are of the day should be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation,

Darby Bible Translation
but we being of [the] day, let us be sober, putting on [the] breastplate of faith and love, and as helmet [the] hope of salvation;

English Revised Version
But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Webster's Bible Translation
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breast-plate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But let vs which are of the day, be sober, putting on the brest plate of faith and loue, and of the hope of saluation for an helmet.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But let vs which are of the day, be sober, puttyng on the brest plate of fayth and loue, and a helmet, the hope of saluation.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But let vs which are of the daye, be sober, armed wt the brestplate of faith and loue, and with ye helmet of hope to saluacion.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
But let vs which are of the daye be sober armed with the brest plate of fayth and love and with hope of salvacio as an helmet.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and we, being of the day—let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and a helmet—a hope of salvation,

Berean Literal Bible
But we being of the day should be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and the helmet, the hope of salvation,

Young's Literal Translation
and we, being of the day -- let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and an helmet -- a hope of salvation,

Smith's Literal Translation
And we, being of the day, let us be sober, putting on the coat of mail of faith and love; and a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Literal Emphasis Translation
However, we being of the day should be sober, having put on a breastplate of faith and love and the helmet the hope of salvation;

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, having on the breastplate of faith and charity, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But we, who are of the daylight, should be sober, being clothed with the breastplate of faith and of charity and having, as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But we are the children of the day; let us be vigilant in our minds and put on the breastplate of faith and of love and let us take the helmet of the hope of Life,

Lamsa Bible
But let us who are the children of the day, be alert, putting on the breastplate of faith and love and for a helmet put on the hope of salvation.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, having on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet, the hope of salvation:

Godbey New Testament
but let us, who are of the day, be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and divine love; and the helmet, the hope of salvation:

Haweis New Testament
but let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Mace New Testament
but let us, who enjoy the light, be temperate; let us be arm'd with the breast-plate of faith and charity, and for an helmet, with the hope of salvation.

Weymouth New Testament
But let us, belonging--as we do--to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Worrell New Testament
But let us, being of the day, be sober, having put on a breast-plate of faith and love; and, as a helmet, a hope of salvation;

Worsley New Testament
but let us, who are of the day, be sober; putting on the breast-plate of faith and love, and for an helmet the hope of salvation.








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