Colossians 4:5

5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.

Colossians 4:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
ESV
5 Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.
NLT
5 Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity.
MSG
5 Use your heads as you live and work among outsiders. Don't miss a trick. Make the most of every opportunity.
CSB
5 Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the time.

Colossians 4:5 In-Context

3 And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains.
4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should.
5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.
6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
7 Tychicus will tell you all the news about me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.

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