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For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

5:8 love. Here again is a juxtaposition of faith, hope and love. See note on Colossians 1:4, 5.

5:8 helmet. This introductory suggestion of spiritual armor in the Christian warfare was later greatly amplified in Ephesians 6:11-17. See also Romans 13:12; II Corinthians 6:7.

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