Matthew 5:48

 

“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of Matthew 5:48

Be yee therefore perfect, euen as your father, which is in heauen, is perfect.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Matthew chapter 5

"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Ye therefore shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be then complete in righteousness, even as your Father in heaven is complete.
- Basic English Bible

Be *ye* therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.
- Darby Bible

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

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

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

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

Therfore be ye parfit, as youre heuenli fadir is parfit.
- Wycliffe Bible

ye shall therefore be perfect, as your Father who [is] in the heavens is perfect.
- Youngs Literal Bible


 

Shay's comment on 2014-07-17 11:24:18:

It is possible to be perfect as our heavenly Father is perfect in a relative sense. Jesus was here discussing the subject of love, and he told listeners to imitate God and be perfect, or comlete in their love. How could this be done? By expanding it to include their enemies.

 

David Allen's comment on 2011-06-21 16:12:23:

I just twitted Matthew 5:48

 


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