Parallel Bible results for Matthew 5:43-48

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Matthew 5:43-48

ESV 43 "You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' NIV 43 "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' ESV 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, NIV 44 But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, ESV 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. NIV 45 that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. ESV 46 For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? NIV 46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? ESV 47 And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? NIV 47 And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? ESV 48 You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. NIV 48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.