Matthew 5:48



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

International Standard Version

So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."

A Conservative Version

Ye therefore shall be perfect, even as your Father in the heavens is perfect.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

You, therefore, must be perfect [growing into complete maturity of godliness in mind and character, having reached the proper height of virtue and integrity], as your heavenly Father is perfect.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, you must [attempt to] be complete, just as your heavenly Father is [already] complete.

Anderson New Testament

Be you therefore perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Bible in Basic English

Be then complete in righteousness, even as your Father in heaven is complete.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

be ye therefore perfect, even as your father who is in heaven is perfect.

Darby Translation

Be ye therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

So you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore, be ye perfected, as your Father which is in the heavens is perfected.

King James 2000

Be you therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore you be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore be perfect, even as your Father in Heaven is perfect.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye shall therefore be perfect even as your father which is in heaven is perfect.

Moffatt New Testament

You must be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Montgomery New Testament

"You then must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."

NET Bible

So then, be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore you shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

New simplified Bible

Be perfect (mature), even as your Father in heaven is perfect (mature). (Leviticus 19:2)

Noyes New Testament

Be ye therefore perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Sawyer New Testament

Be therefore perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye, therefore, shall become, perfect: as, your heavenly Father, is perfect.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

You, then, must become perfect--as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Webster

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.

Williams New Testament

So you, my followers, ought to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is."

World English Bible

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

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

ye shall therefore be perfect, as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be , will be , be , shall have , shall come to pass , shall , not tr ,
Usage: 83

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye , ye yourselves , you , not tr
Usage: 120

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore , then , so , and , now , wherefore , but , not tr ,
Usage: 417

τέλειος 
Teleios 
perfect , man , of full age
Usage: 16

even as
ὥσπερ 
Hosper 
as , even as , like as
Usage: 24

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your , you , ye , yours , not tr. ,
Usage: 371

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

which is

which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

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Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Love For Enemies

47 "If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? 48 "Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:2

"Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, 'You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.

Colossians 1:28

We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.

Genesis 17:1

Now when Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am God Almighty; Walk before Me, and be blameless.

Deuteronomy 18:13

"You shall be blameless before the LORD your God.

Luke 6:36

"Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

James 1:4

And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

1 Peter 1:15-16

but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;

Leviticus 11:44

'For I am the LORD your God Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.

Leviticus 20:26

'Thus you are to be holy to Me, for I the LORD am holy; and I have set you apart from the peoples to be Mine.

Job 1:1-3

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity.

Matthew 5:16

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:45

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

Luke 6:40

"A pupil is not above his teacher; but everyone, after he has been fully trained, will be like his teacher.

2 Corinthians 13:9

For we rejoice when we ourselves are weak but you are strong; this we also pray for, that you be made complete.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

Ephesians 3:1

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles--

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