12 It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. 13 But everything exposed by the light(A) becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. 14 This is why it is said:

“Wake up, sleeper,(B)
    rise from the dead,(C)
    and Christ will shine on you.”(D)

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12 For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.

13 But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.

14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

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12 (A)For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. 13 But (B)all things that are [a]exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. 14 Therefore He says:

(C)“Awake, you who sleep,
Arise from the dead,
And Christ will give you light.”

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 5:13 reproved

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