Matthew 5:48
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English Standard Version
You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

King James Bible
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

American Standard Version
Ye therefore shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect.

English Revised Version
Ye therefore shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Webster's Bible Translation
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Weymouth New Testament
You however are to be complete in goodness, as your Heavenly Father is complete.

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Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me...

Leviticus 11:44 For I am the LORD your God: you shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy...

Leviticus 19:2 Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them, You shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.

Leviticus 20:26 And you shall be holy to me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that you should be mine.

Deuteronomy 18:13 You shall be perfect with the LORD your God.

Job 1:1,2,3 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God...

Psalm 37:37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

Luke 6:36,40 Be you therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful...

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit...

2 Corinthians 13:9,11 For we are glad, when we are weak, and you are strong: and this also we wish, even your perfection...

Philippians 3:12-15 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after...

Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers...

James 1:4 But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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

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Matthew 5:16,45 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven...

Ephesians 3:1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Ephesians 5:1,2 Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children...

1 John 3:3 And every man that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

Cross References
Leviticus 19:2
"Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.

Deuteronomy 18:13
You shall be blameless before the LORD your God,

2 Samuel 22:31
This God--his way is perfect; the word of the LORD proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

Matthew 5:47
And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?

2 Corinthians 7:1
Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:1
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.

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