Matthew 5:45
Good News Translation
so that you may become the children of your Father in heaven. For he makes his sun to shine on bad and good people alike, and gives rain to those who do good and to those who do evil.

Contemporary English Version
Then you will be acting like your Father in heaven. He makes the sun rise on both good and bad people. And he sends rain for the ones who do right and for the ones who do wrong.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.

ye.

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Luke 6:35 But love ye your enemies: do good, and lend, hoping for nothing thereby: and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the sons of the Highest. For he is kind to the unthankful and to the evil.

John 13:35 By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.

Ephesians 5:1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as most dear children:

1 John 3:9 Whosoever is born of God committeth not sin: for his seed abideth in him. And he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

for.

Job 25:3 Is there any numbering of his soldiers? and upon whom shall not his light arise?

Psalm 145:9 The Lord is sweet to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without testimony, doing good from heaven, giving rains and fruitful Seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Context
Love Your Enemies
44But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you: 45That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust. 46For if you love them that love you, what reward shall you have? do not even the publicans this?…
Cross References
Jeremiah 5:24
And they have not said in their heart: Let us fear the Lord our God, who giveth us the early and the latter rain in due season: who preserveth for us the fulness of the yearly harvest.

Matthew 5:9
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Luke 6:35
But love ye your enemies: do good, and lend, hoping for nothing thereby: and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the sons of the Highest. For he is kind to the unthankful and to the evil.

Acts 14:17
Nevertheless he left not himself without testimony, doing good from heaven, giving rains and fruitful Seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Philippians 2:15
That you may be blameless and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation: among whom you shine as lights in the world.

Additional Translations
that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

so that you may be sons of your Father in the heavens. For He makes His sun rise on evil and good, and He sends rain on righteous and unrighteous.

That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

that ye may be sons of your Father who is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sendeth rain on the just and the unjust.

that ye may be [the] sons of your Father who is in [the] heavens; for he makes his sun rise on evil and good, and sends rain on just and unjust.

that ye may be sons of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sendeth rain on the just and the unjust.

That ye may be the children of your Father who is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

that so you may become true sons of your Father in Heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the wicked as well as the good, and sends rain upon those who do right and those who do wrong.

that you may be children of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust.

that ye may be sons of your Father in the heavens, because His sun He doth cause to rise on evil and good, and He doth send rain on righteous and unrighteous.
Jump to Previous
Cause Causes Children Evil Gives Good Heaven Light Makes Maketh Rain Right Righteous Rise Sends Sinner Sun True. Unjust Unrighteous Upright Wicked Wrong
Jump to Next
Cause Causes Children Evil Gives Good Heaven Light Makes Maketh Rain Right Righteous Rise Sends Sinner Sun True. Unjust Unrighteous Upright Wicked Wrong
Links
Matthew 5:45 NIV
Matthew 5:45 NLT
Matthew 5:45 ESV
Matthew 5:45 NASB
Matthew 5:45 KJV

Matthew 5:45 Bible Apps
Matthew 5:45 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 5:45 Chinese Bible
Matthew 5:45 French Bible
Matthew 5:45 German Bible

Alphabetical: and be causes evil Father for good He heaven his in is may of on rain righteous rise sends so sons sun that the to unrighteous who you your

NT Gospels: Matthew 5:45 That you may be children of your (Matt. Mat Mt) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Matthew 5:44
Top of Page
Top of Page