“Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me.”
King James Version (KJV)
4:16 Be ye followers of me - In that spirit and behaviour which I have so largely declared.
1Co 4:16 Be ye followers of me. Hence, since he was their spiritual father, they ought all to imitate him, his lowliness and self-denial. Children should seek to be like the parent, rather than like the tutor.