Ephesians 5:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1510 [e]Ἦτε
ēte
You wereV-IIA-2P
1063 [e]γάρ
gar
forConj
4218 [e]ποτε
pote
oncePrtcl
4655 [e]σκότος,
skotos
darkness;N-NNS
3568 [e]νῦν
nyn
nowAdv
1161 [e]δὲ
de
however,Conj
5457 [e]φῶς
phōs
lightN-NNS
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
2962 [e]Κυρίῳ·
Kyriō
[the] Lord;N-DMS
5613 [e]ὡς
hōs
asAdv
5043 [e]τέκνα
tekna
childrenN-NNP
5457 [e]φωτὸς
phōtos
of lightN-GNS
4043 [e]περιπατεῖτε,—
peripateite
walk—V-PMA-2P









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἦτε γάρ ποτε σκότος, νῦν δὲ φῶς ἐν Κυρίῳ· ὡς τέκνα φωτὸς περιπατεῖτε,

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἦτε γάρ ποτε σκότος, νῦν δὲ φῶς ἐν κυρίῳ· ὡς τέκνα φωτὸς περιπατεῖτε,

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἦτε γάρ ποτε σκότος, νῦν δὲ φῶς ἐν κυρίῳ· ὡς τέκνα φωτὸς περιπατεῖτε,

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ἦτε γάρ ποτε σκότος, νῦν δὲ φῶς ἐν κυρίῳ· ὡς τέκνα φωτὸς περιπατεῖτε―

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἦτε γάρ ποτε σκότος, νῦν δὲ φῶς ἐν Κυρίῳ· ὡς τέκνα φωτὸς περιπατεῖτε·

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
εἰμί γάρ ποτέ σκότος νῦν δέ φῶς ἐν κύριος ὡς τέκνον φῶς περιπατέω

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἦτε γάρ ποτε σκότος, νῦν δὲ φῶς ἐν Κυρίῳ· ὡς τέκνα φωτὸς περιπατεῖτε

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 5:8 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἦτε γάρ ποτε σκότος νῦν δὲ φῶς ἐν κυρίῳ· ὡς τέκνα φωτὸς περιπατεῖτε

Ephesians 5:8 Hebrew Bible
כי מלפנים הייתם חשך ועתה הנכם אור באדנינו התהלכו נא כבני אור׃

Ephesians 5:8 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܝܬܝܟܘܢ ܗܘܝܬܘܢ ܓܝܪ ܡܢ ܠܘܩܕܡ ܚܫܘܟܐ ܗܫܐ ܕܝܢ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܒܡܪܢ ܐܝܟ ܒܢܝ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܗܟܝܠ ܗܟܢܐ ܗܠܟܘ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light

King James Bible
For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light--
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ye were.

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but.

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walk.

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Luke 16:8 And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely…

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