Ephesians 5:1-6 NAS

Be Imitators of God

1 1Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;

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2 and 2walk in love, just as Christ also 3loved ayou and 4gave Himself up for us, an 5offering and a sacrifice to God bas a 6fragrant aroma.

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    • ± 5:2 - One early ms reads "us"
    • ² 5:2 - Lit "for an odor of fragrance"
      3 But 7immorality cor any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among dsaints;

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        • ³ 5:3 - Lit "and all"
        • ´ 5:3 - Or "holy ones"
          4 and there must be no 8filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which 9are not fitting, but rather 10giving of thanks.

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          5 For this you know with certainty, that 11no eimmoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom 12of Christ and God.

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            • µ 5:5 - I.e. one who commits sexual immorality
              6 13Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things 14the wrath of God comes upon 15the sons of disobedience.

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