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Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
This may be a familiar verse to you. It is to me. Perhaps you even have it memorized in the King James Version, as I do. One of the helpful things about reading different reliable translations of God’s Word is that it can force you to stop, think, and confirm that you understand what God is communicating in His Word. I invite you to consider (as I did recently) the 1984 New International Version’s translation of this verse:
Ephesians 5:1 (New International Version 1984)
Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children