Parallel Bible results for Matthew 5:43-48

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Matthew 5:43-48

NIV 43 "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' NIV 43 "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' NIV 44 But I tell 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, 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. 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. NIV 46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? NIV 46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? NIV 47 And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? NIV 47 And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? NIV 48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. NIV 48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.