Matthew 5:48
Be perfect, therefore, as your Heavenly Father is perfect.
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Genesis 17:1
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am God Almighty. Walk before Me and be blameless.

Leviticus 11:44
For I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, because I am holy. You must not defile yourselves by any creature that crawls along the ground.

Leviticus 19:2
"Speak to the entire congregation of the Israelites and tell them: 'Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy.

Leviticus 20:26
You are to be holy to Me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations that you should be My own.

Deuteronomy 18:13
You must be blameless before the LORD your God.

Job 1:1, 2, 3
There once was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And this man was blameless and upright, fearing God and shunning evil. . . .

Psalm 37:37
Consider the blameless and observe the upright, for a posterity awaits the man of peace.

Luke 6:36, 40
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore, beloved, since we have these promises, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that defiles body and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

2 Corinthians 13:9, 11
In fact, we rejoice when we are weak but you are strong, and our prayer is for your perfection. . . .

Philippians 3:12-15
Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been perfected, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. . . .

Colossians 1:28
We proclaim Him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ.

Colossians 4:12
Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in the full will of God.

James 1:4
Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

1 Peter 1:15, 16
But just as He who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do, . . .


Matthew 5:16, 45
In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. . . .

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

Ephesians 5:1, 2
Be imitators of God, therefore, as beloved children, . . .

1 John 3:3
And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Therefore you are to 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.

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

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