Matthew 5:48
Modern Translations
New International Version
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

New Living Translation
But you are to be perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect.

English Standard Version
You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Berean Study Bible
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

New American Standard Bible
Therefore you shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

NASB 1995
"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

NASB 1977
“Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Amplified Bible
You, therefore, will be perfect [growing into spiritual maturity both in mind and character, actively integrating godly values into your daily life], as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Christian Standard Bible
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Contemporary English Version
But you must always act like your Father in heaven.

Good News Translation
You must be perfect--just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is why you must be perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect.

International Standard Version
So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."

NET Bible
So then, be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

New King James Version
Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

King James 2000 Bible
Be you therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

New Heart English Bible
You therefore are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

World English Bible
Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

American King James Version
Be you 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.

A Faithful Version
Therefore, you shall be perfect, even as your Father Who is in heaven is perfect."

Darby Bible Translation
Be ye therefore perfect as 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.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Ye shall therefore be perfit, as your Father which is in heauen, is perfite.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Ye shall therfore be perfecte, euen as your father, which is in heauen, is perfecte.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Ye shall therfore be perfecte, euen as youre father in heaue is perfecte.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Ye shall therfore be perfecte eve as youre father which is in heauen is perfecte.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
You will therefore be perfect, as your Father who [is] in the heavens is perfect.”

Berean Literal Bible
You shall be perfect, therefore, as your Heavenly Father is perfect.

Young's Literal Translation
ye shall therefore be perfect, as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.

Smith's Literal Translation
Therefore, be ye perfected, as your Father which is in the heavens is perfected.

Literal Emphasis Translation
You shall therefore be perfect, even as your heavenly Father is perfect.

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

Catholic Public Domain Version
Therefore, be perfect, even as your heavenly Father is perfect.”

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Be therefore perfect, just as your Father who is in Heaven is perfect.”

Lamsa Bible
Therefore, you become perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Be you therefore perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Godbey New Testament
Therefore ye shall be perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Haweis New Testament
Be ye therefore perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Mace New Testament
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.

Worrell New Testament
Ye, therefore, shall be perfect, as your Heavenly Father is perfect."

Worsley New Testament
Be ye therefore perfect in love and goodness, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.








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