Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning.

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I write

1 John 3:11
Because this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love each other.
Acts 17:19
And having taken him, they brought him to the Areopagus, saying, Can we understand what this new doctrine is, being spoken by thee?
2 John 1:5
And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing a new commandment to thee, but what we had from the beginning, that we would love each other.


Leviticus 19:18
Thou shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of thy people, but thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself. I am LORD.
Deuteronomy 6:5
And thou shall love LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
Matthew 5:43
Ye have heard that it was said, Thou shall love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
Matthew 22:37
And Jesus said to him, Thou shall love Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole mind.
Mark 12:29
And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, thou Israel, Lord our God is one Lord,
Romans 13:8
Owe no man anything except to love each other, for he who loves the other has fulfilled law.
Galatians 5:13
For ye, brothers, were called to liberty, only not liberty for an opportunity to the flesh, but be servants to each other through love.
James 2:8
If ye indeed fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself, ye do well.

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John 15:12
This is my commandment, that ye love each other, just as I have loved you.