Ephesians 5:1
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New International Version
Follow God's example, therefore, as dearly loved children

New Living Translation
Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children.

English Standard Version
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

Berean Study Bible
Be imitators of God, therefore, as beloved children,

Berean Literal Bible
Be imitators of God, therefore, as beloved children,

New American Standard Bible
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;

King James Bible
Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, be imitators of God, as dearly loved children.

International Standard Version
So be imitators of God, as his dear children.

NET Bible
Therefore, be imitators of God as dearly loved children

New Heart English Bible
Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Imitate God, since you are the children he loves.

New American Standard 1977
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Be ye therefore imitators of God, as dear children

King James 2000 Bible
Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

American King James Version
Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

American Standard Version
Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be ye therefore followers of God, as most dear children;

Darby Bible Translation
Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children,

English Revised Version
Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children;

Webster's Bible Translation
Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore be imitators of God, as His dear children.

World English Bible
Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

Young's Literal Translation
Become, then, followers of God, as children beloved,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:1,2 Because God, for Christ's sake, has forgiven you, therefore be ye followers of God, imitators of God. Resemble him especially in his love and pardoning goodness, as becomes those beloved by their heavenly Father. In Christ's sacrifice his love triumphs, and we are to consider it fully.
Study Bible
Imitators of God
1Be imitators of God, therefore, as beloved children, 2and walk in love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant sacrificial offering to God.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:48
Be perfect, therefore, as your Heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 6:36
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind and tender-hearted to one another, forgiving each other just as in Christ God forgave you.

Philippians 2:15
so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine as lights in the world
Treasury of Scripture

Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

followers.

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Leviticus 11:45 For I am the LORD that brings you up out of the land of Egypt, to …

Matthew 5:45,48 That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for …

Luke 6:35,36 But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing …

1 Peter 1:15,16 But as he which has called you is holy, so be you holy in all manner …

1 John 4:11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.

as.

Jeremiah 31:20 Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spoke …

Hosea 1:10 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of …

John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the …

Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels …

1 John 3:1,2 Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we …

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