Col. 4:5 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Walk
peripateo (Greek #4043)
to tread all around, i.e. walk at large (especially as proof of ability); figuratively, to live, deport oneself, follow (as a companion or votary)
KJV usage: go, be occupied with, walk (about).
Pronounce: per-ee-pat-eh'-o
Origin: from 4012 and 3961
in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
wisdom
sophia (Greek #4678)
wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual)
KJV usage: wisdom.
Pronounce: sof-ee'-ah
Origin: from 4680
p toward
pros (Greek #4314)
a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated)
KJV usage: about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), X together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
Pronounce: pros
Origin: a strengthened form of 4253
them that are
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
without
exo (Greek #1854)
out(-side, of doors), literally or figuratively
KJV usage: away, forth, (with-)out (of, -ward), strange.
Pronounce: ex'-o
Origin: adverb from 1537
, redeeming
exagorazo (Greek #1805)
to buy up, i.e. ransom; figuratively, to rescue from loss (improve opportunity)
KJV usage: redeem.
Pronounce: ex-ag-or-ad'-zo
Origin: from 1537 and 59
the time
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kairos (Greek #2540)
an occasion, i.e. set or proper time
KJV usage: X always, opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. Compare 5550.
Pronounce: kahee-ros'
Origin: of uncertain affinity
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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Walk.
Col. 3:16• 16La palabra de Cristo habite en vosotros en abundancia en toda sabiduría, enseñándoos y exhortándoos los unos á los otros con salmos é himnos y canciones espirituales, con gracia cantando en vuestros corazones al Señor. (Col. 3:16)
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Sal. 90:12• 12Enséñanos de tal modo á contar nuestros días, Que traigamos al corazón sabiduría. (Sal. 90:12)
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Mt. 10:16• 16He aquí, yo os envío como á ovejas en medio de lobos: sed pues prudentes como serpientes, y sencillos como palomas. (Mt. 10:16)
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Ro. 16:19• 19Porque vuestra obediencia ha venido á ser notoria á todos; así que me gozo de vosotros; mas quiero que seáis sabios en el bien, y simples en el mal. (Ro. 16:19)
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1 Co. 14:19‑25• 19Pero en la iglesia más quiero hablar cinco palabras con mi sentido, para que enseñe también á los otros, que diez mil palabras en lengua desconocida.
20Hermanos, no seáis niños en el sentido, sino sed niños en la malicia: empero perfectos en el sentido.
21En la ley está escrito: En otras lenguas y en otros labios hablaré á este pueblo; y ni aun así me oirán, dice el Señor.
22Así que, las lenguas por señal son, no á los fieles, sino á los infieles: mas la profecía, no á los infieles, sino á los fieles.
23De manera que, si toda la iglesia se juntare en uno, y todos hablan lenguas, y entran indoctos ó infieles, ¿no dirán que estáis locos?
24Mas si todos profetizan, y entra algún infiel ó indocto, de todos es convencido, de todos es juzgado;
25Lo oculto de su corazón se hace manifiesto: y así, postrándose sobre el rostro, adorará á Dios, declarando que verdaderamente Dios está en vosotros.
(1 Co. 14:19‑25)
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Ef. 5:15‑17• 15Mirad, pues, cómo andéis avisadamente; no como necios, mas como sabios;
16Redimiendo el tiempo, porque los días son malos.
17Por tanto, no seáis imprudentes, sino entendidos de cuál sea la voluntad del Señor.
(Ef. 5:15‑17)
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Stg. 1:5• 5Y si alguno de vosotros tiene falta de sabiduría, demándela á Dios, el cual da á todos abundantemente, y no zahiere; y le será dada. (Stg. 1:5)
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Stg. 3:13,17• 13¿Quién es sabio y avisado entre vosotros? muestre por buena conversación sus obras en mansedumbre de sabiduría.
17Mas la sabiduría que es de lo alto, primeramente es pura, después pacífica, modesta, benigna, llena de misericordia y de buenos frutos, no juzgadora, no fingida.
(Stg. 3:13,17)
them.
redeeming.
 Those within, whom God acknowledges, His family, His assembly-they are His own. Those without, they are the world, those who are not joined to the Lord. The distinction is plainly marked, but love is active towards them that are without. (Colossians 4 by J.N. Darby)
 God Himself acts upon man by...every circumstance of life. One who is walking with the Lord knows how to avail himself of them. (Colossians 4 by J.N. Darby)
 Now we are in a hostile world, in which hostility is easily awakened where it does not already exist openly, and in which offense is quickly taken at things wherein perhaps we neither saw nor intended evil. We must take away the occasion even from those that seek it and walk in wisdom with respect to them that are without. (Colossians 4 by J.N. Darby)
 Those within, whom God acknowledges, His family, His assembly-they are His own. Those without, they are the world, those who are not joined to the Lord. The distinction is plainly marked, but love is active towards them that are without, and, being itself in the enjoyment of communion with God, it is careful to do nothing that might prevent others from enjoying it. (Colossians 4 by J.N. Darby)
 Walking “toward” them implies a genuine seeking of their welfare. (Christ Expressed in the Spread of the Truth in the World by B. Anstey)
 “Redeeming the time” refers to setting free (the meaning of redeem) time in our busy schedules to be used in service for the Lord. (Christ Expressed in the Spread of the Truth in the World by B. Anstey)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Walk in wisdom towards those without, redeeming opportunitiesb.

JND Translation Notes

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See Note, Eph. 5.16.

W. Kelly Translation

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Walk in wisdom toward those without, buying up the time1.

WK Translation Notes

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time: Or, "opportunity." (Lect. on Phil. and Col., p. 83)