46 For if you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Don’t even the tax collectors do the same? 47 And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing out of the ordinary?[a](A) Don’t even the Gentiles[b] do the same? 48 Be perfect,(B) therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 5:47 Or doing that is superior; lit doing more
  2. Matthew 5:47 Other mss read tax collectors

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