Cross-references

Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 5:48 in English Standard Version

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

  • Ge 17:1 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,
  • Le 19:2 “Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.
  • Mt 19:21 Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
  • Lu 6:36 Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.
  • 1Co 2:6 Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away.
  • Php 3:15 Let those of us who are mature think this way, and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal that also to you.
  • Col 1:28 Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
  • Col 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.
  • Jas 1:4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
  • Jas 3:2 For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body.
  • 1Pe 1:15 but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct,