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Want to know what the Bible says about Perfection? Here are 110 Bible verses about Perfection from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Ecclesiastes 7:20 NIV
Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous,
    no one who does what is right and never sins.
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Matthew 5:48 NIV
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
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Philippians 3:12-15 NIV
12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
15 All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear to you.
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James 1:4 NIV
Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
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James 3:2 NIV
We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check.
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1 John 4:12 NIV
No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
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1 John 2:5 NIV
But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete in them. This is how we know we are in him:
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Philippians 2:15 NIV
so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky
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1 John 4:18 NIV
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
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1 John 5:18 NIV
We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the One who was born of God keeps them safe, and the evil one cannot harm them.
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Hebrews 10:14 NIV
For by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.
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James 1:25 NIV
But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.
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Matthew 19:21 NIV
Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”
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Matthew 5:6 NIV
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
    for they will be filled.
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Matthew 7:1-2 NIV
7 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
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Hebrews 6:1 NIV
Therefore let us move beyond the elementary teachings about Christ and be taken forward to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God,
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Colossians 1:22 NIV
But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation
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2 Corinthians 7:1 NIV
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
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Psalms 119:96 NIV
To all perfection I see a limit,
    but your commands are boundless.
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Romans 7:18 NIV
For I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.
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