5Yeareall the children of light,and the children of the day: we arenot of the night,nor of darkness.6Thereforeletusnotsleep , asdoothers;but let us watchand be sober .
7For they that sleepsleep in the night;and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.8Butletus, who are of the day, be sober , putting on the breastplate of faithandlove;and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.9ForGodhathnotappointedustowrath,buttoobtainsalvationbyourLordJesusChrist,10Whodiedforus,that,whether we wakeorsleep , we should livetogetherwithhim.11Whereforecomforta yourselves together,andedifyoneanother,even as also ye do .
12And we beseechyou,brethren, to know them whichlabouramongyou,and are overyouin the Lord,andadmonishyou;13And to esteemthemveryhighlyinlovefortheir work's sake. And be at peaceamongyourselves.14Now we exhortbyou,brethren,warn them that are unruly,comfort the feebleminded,support the weak, be patienttowardall men.
15See that nonerenderevilforevil unto any man; buteverfollow that which is good,bothamongyourselves,andtoall men.