New Living Translation
Owe nothing to anyone--except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God's law.
King James Bible
Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
Darby Bible Translation
Owe no one anything, unless to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.
World English Bible
Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.
Young's Literal Translation
To no one owe anything, except to love one another; for he who is loving the other -- law he hath fulfilled,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:8 From our duty to magistrates he passes on to general duties. To love one another - An eternal debt, which can never be sufficiently discharged; but yet if this be rightly performed, it discharges all the rest. For he that loveth another - As he ought. Hath fulfilled the whole law - Toward his neighbour.
Library1 Peter iv. 8
And above all things have fervent Charity among your selves: for Charity shall cover the multitude of Sins. THE Design which I am now prosecuting, obligeth me to take notice of such Passages of Scripture as any professed Christians may, on any Account, be apt to interpret to a very bad Purpose: that is, to the giving themselves Encouragement to hope for God's future Mercy; for the Sake of his Son: even whilst they continue in the habitual Practice of known Sins. And the Words which I have now read …
Benjamin Hoadly—Several Discourses Concerning the Terms of Acceptance with God
The Beauty and Excellency of this World Consists, not Only in the Perfection and Comeliness...
Twenty-Seven Articles Respecting the Reformation of the Christian Estate.
The North African Church under the Vandals.
"Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of all that is taught in the law and the prophets.
A second is equally important: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'
So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.
Love does no wrong to others, so love fulfills the requirements of God's law.
For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
Yes indeed, it is good when you obey the royal law as found in the Scriptures: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
1 John 3:10
So now we can tell who are children of God and who are children of the devil. Anyone who does not live righteously and does not love other believers does not belong to God.
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