New Living Translation
The second is equally important: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' No other commandment is greater than these."
King James Bible
And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
Darby Bible Translation
And a second like it is this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is not another commandment greater than these.
World English Bible
The second is like this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."
Young's Literal Translation
and the second is like it, this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself; -- greater than these there is no other command.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:31 The second is like unto it - Of a like comprehensive nature: comprising our whole duty to man. There is no other moral, much less ceremonial commandment, greater than these. Lev 19:18.
LibraryFor the Candid and Thoughtful
It strikes me that this scribe was half-hearted in the work of tempting our Lord, even at the first. I should imagine him to have been a very superior man amongst his fellows, a man of greater light and discernment than the rest, and of greater ability in statement and discussion. Possibly for this cause his brother scribes selected him, and put him forward to ask the testing questions. Now, it will sometimes happen that a man is thrust forward by others to do what he would never have thought of …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 26: 1880
The First and Great Commandment
Woes on the Pharisees
"Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against a fellow Israelite, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.
The teacher of religious law replied, "Well said, Teacher. You have spoken the truth by saying that there is only one God and no other.
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