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Ephesians 5:11 CSB

11 Don't participate in the fruitless works of darkness, but instead, expose them.

Study tools for Ephesians 5:11

  • a 5:1 - 1 Co 4:16; 11:1; 1 Th 1:6; 2:14
  • b 5:3 - Or be named
  • c 5:6 - Lit sons of disobedience
  • d 5:9 - Other mss read fruit of the Spirit; see Gl 5:22, but compare Eph 5:11-14
  • e 5:14 - This poem may have been an early Christian hymn based on several passages in Isaiah; see Isaiah 9:2; 26:19; 40:1; 51:17; 52:1; 60:1.
  • f 5:16 - Lit buying back the time
  • g 5:21 - Col 3:16-17
  • h 5:22 - Other mss omit submit
  • i 5:22 - Gn 3:16; 1 Co 11:3,7-9,11-12; Col 3:18; Ti 2:4-5; 1 Pt 3:1-6
  • j 5:25 - Col 3:19; 1 Pt 3:7
  • k 5:26 - Or having cleansed
  • l 5:30 - Other mss add and of His flesh and of His bones
  • m 5:31 - Gn 2:24