48 (A)Therefore you shall be perfect, just (B)as your Father in heaven is perfect.

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48 Therefore (A)you shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

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48 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.(A)

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48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.(A)

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

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28 Him we preach, (A)warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, (B)that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

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28 We proclaim Him, (A)admonishing every person and teaching every person [a]with all (B)wisdom, so that we may (C)present every person [b](D)complete in Christ.

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  1. Colossians 1:28 Lit in
  2. Colossians 1:28 Or perfect

28 We proclaim Him, warning and instructing everyone in all wisdom [that is, with comprehensive insight into the word and purposes of God], so that we may present every person complete in Christ [mature, fully trained, and perfect in Him—the Anointed].

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28 He is the one we proclaim, admonishing(A) and teaching everyone with all wisdom,(B) so that we may present everyone fully mature(C) in Christ.

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

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But (A)whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God [a]is perfected (B)in him. By this we know that we are in Him.

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  1. 1 John 2:5 has been completed

but whoever (A)follows His word, in him the (B)love of God has truly been perfected. (C)By this we know that we are in Him:

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But whoever habitually keeps His word and obeys His precepts [and treasures His message in its entirety], in him the love of God has truly been perfected [it is completed and has reached maturity]. By this we know [for certain] that we are in Him:

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But if anyone obeys his word,(A) love for God[a] is truly made complete in them.(B) This is how we know(C) we are in him:

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  1. 1 John 2:5 Or word, God’s love

But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.

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14 For by one offering He has perfected forever those who are being [a]sanctified.

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  1. Hebrews 10:14 set apart

14 For by one offering He has (A)perfected (B)for all time those who are [a]sanctified.

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  1. Hebrews 10:14 Or being sanctified

14 For by the one offering He has perfected forever and completely cleansed those who are being sanctified [bringing each believer to spiritual completion and maturity].

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14 For by one sacrifice he has made perfect(A) forever those who are being made holy.(B)

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14 For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.

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23 I in them, and You in Me; (A)that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.

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