Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 
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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:48

Devotionals containing Matthew 5:48

Images Matthew 5:48

Prayers for Matthew 5:48

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Love For Enemies

47 And if ye embrace your brethren only, what do ye extraordinary? do not even the publicans so? 48 Be ye therefore perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.


Cross References

Colossians 1:28

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;

Colossians 1:28

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;

Colossians 1:28

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;

Luke 6:36

Be ye therefore compassionate, as also your Father is compassionate.

2 Corinthians 7:1

HAVING therefore 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 attained, or am now perfect: but I pursue, that I may overtake that for which also by his apprehension of me I am destined by Christ Jesus.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, one of you, saluteth you, a servant of Christ, always wrestling for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

James 1:4

But let patience have its work perfected, that ye may be perfect and complete, deficient in nothing.

1 Peter 1:15-16

but as he who hath called you is holy, be ye holy also in all your conduct:

1 Peter 1:15

but as he who hath called you is holy, be ye holy also in all your conduct:

1 Peter 1:15

but as he who hath called you is holy, be ye holy also in all your conduct:

1 Peter 1:15-3

but as he who hath called you is holy, be ye holy also in all your conduct:

1 Peter 1:15

but as he who hath called you is holy, be ye holy also in all your conduct:

Matthew 5:16

Just so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 5:45

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

Luke 6:40

The disciple is not above his teacher; but every one who is completely taught shall be as his master.

2 Corinthians 13:9

For we rejoice when we are weak, but ye are strong: and this also we pray for, even your perfect establishment.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, rejoice: be perfectly united together, be comforted, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.

Ephesians 5:1-2

BE ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children;

1 John 3:3

And every one who hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

Ephesians 3:1

FOR this cause [am] I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

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