Colossians 4:5
Strong's Lexicon
Act
περιπατεῖτε (peripateite)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4043: From peri and pateo; to tread all around, i.e. Walk at large; figuratively, to live, deport oneself, follow.

wisely
σοφίᾳ (sophia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4678: Wisdom, insight, skill (human or divine), intelligence. From sophos; wisdom.

toward
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

outsiders,
ἔξω (exō)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1854: Without, outside. Adverb from ek; out(-side, of doors), literally or figuratively.

redeeming
ἐξαγοραζόμενοι (exagorazomenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1805: From ek and agorazo; to buy up, i.e. Ransom; figuratively, to rescue from loss.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

time.
καιρὸν (kairon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2540: Fitting season, season, opportunity, occasion, time. Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. Set or proper time.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Act wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time.

New American Standard Bible
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

King James Bible
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.

New Living Translation
Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity.

English Standard Version
Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.

New American Standard Bible
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

King James Bible
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Act wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time.

International Standard Version
Behave wisely toward outsiders, making the best use of your time.

NET Bible
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunities.

American Standard Version
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

English Revised Version
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Young's Literal Translation
in wisdom walk ye toward those without, the time forestalling;






Cross References
Mark 4:11
And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:

Ephesians 5:15
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Ephesians 5:16
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

1 Thessalonians 4:12
That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.

Colossians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,

Colossians 4:4
That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Colossians 4:3
Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:

Colossians 4:2
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

Colossians 4:6
Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

Colossians 4:7
All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved brother, and a faithful minister and fellowservant in the Lord:

Colossians 4:8
Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate, and comfort your hearts;
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