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1 Corinthians 4:16
Therefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me.
I beseech you therefore, be ye imitators of me.
So I urge you, be imitators of me [just as a child imitates his father].
So I urge and implore you, be imitators of me.
Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me.
so I encourage you to follow my example.
Therefore I urge you to imitate me.
and I want you to be like me.
I entreat you therefore, be my imitators.
Therefore I exhort you— be imitators of me.
Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me, as I also am of Christ.
So I beg you to be like me.
I urge you, then, be imitators of me.
I urge you, then, be imitators of me.
so I ·beg [urge; encourage; exhort] you, ·please follow my example [L be imitators of me].
Wherefore, I pray you, be followers of me.
So I encourage you to imitate me.
I beg you, then, to follow my example.
Therefore I urge you to imitate me.
So I beg you, please be like me.
So I urge you to imitate me.
I don’t write these things merely to make you feel uncomfortable, but that you may realise facts, as my dear children. After all, you may have had ten thousand teachers in Christian faith, but you cannot have many fathers! For in Jesus Christ I am your spiritual father through the Gospel; that is why I implore you to follow the footsteps of me your father. I have sent Timothy to you to help you in this. For he himself is my much-loved and faithful son in the Lord, and he will remind you of those ways of living in Christ which I teach in every church to which I go.
Therefore, I beseech you that ye imitate me.
Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me.
Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me.
Therefore I exhort you, become imitators of me.
So I beg you to follow my example and do as I do.
I’m not writing all this as a neighborhood scold just to make you feel rotten. I’m writing as a father to you, my children. I love you and want you to grow up well, not spoiled. There are a lot of people around who can’t wait to tell you what you’ve done wrong, but there aren’t many fathers willing to take the time and effort to help you grow up. It was as Jesus helped me proclaim God’s Message to you that I became your father. I’m not, you know, asking you to do anything I’m not already doing myself.
So I implore you, be followers of me.
I urge you, therefore, be imitators of me.
So I encourage you to imitate me.
Therefore, I urge you, be imitators of me.
Therefore I exhort you, be imitators of me.
so I beg you, please follow my example.
I encourage you, then, be imitators of me.
So I’m asking you to follow my example.
Therefore I urge you to imitate me.
Therefore I urge you to imitate me.
Therefore I urge you, imitate me.
So I ask you with all my heart to follow the way I live.
So I urge you to imitate me.
I appeal to you, then, be imitators of me.
I appeal to you, then, be imitators of me.
I appeal to you, then, be imitators of me.
I appeal to you, then, be imitators of me.
Therefore, I encourage you, imitate me.
I urge you, then, be imitators of me.
I urge you, then, be imitators of me.
I urge you therefore—be imitators of me.
So as your father in the faith, I want to encourage you to live as I have lived. Imitate my life.
I beg you therefore, be imitators of me.
So I beg you, do as I do.
Therefore, brethren, I pray you [Therefore I pray you], be ye followers of me, as I of Christ.
I call upon you, therefore, become ye followers of me;
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