Parallel Verses

Amplified

If indeed you [really] fulfill the royal Law in accordance with the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as [you love] yourself, you do well.

New American Standard Bible

If, however, you are fulfilling the royal law according to the Scripture, "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF," you are doing well.

King James Version

If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

Holman Bible

Indeed, if you keep the royal law prescribed in the Scripture, Love your neighbor as yourself, you are doing well.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, you are doing the right thing if you obey the royal Law in keeping with the Scripture, "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

A Conservative Version

If ye indeed fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself, ye do well.

American Standard Version

Howbeit if ye fulfil the royal law, according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself, ye do well:

An Understandable Version

However, you are doing well if you fulfill [i.e., obey] the royal law found in the Scriptures [Lev. 19:18], "You should love your neighbor the same way that you love yourself."

Anderson New Testament

If, however, you fulfill the law of highest excellence, according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well.

Bible in Basic English

But if you keep the greatest law of all, as it is given in the holy Writings, Have love for your neighbour as for yourself, you do well:

Common New Testament

If you really fulfill the royal law, according to the scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you are doing well.

Daniel Mace New Testament

If, agreeably to the scriptures, you observe that royal law, "thou shalt love thy neighbour as thy self," you do well.

Darby Translation

If indeed ye keep the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well.

Godbey New Testament

If indeed you keep the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbor with divine love as thyself, you do well.

Goodspeed New Testament

If you really obey the supreme law where the Scripture says, "You must love your neighbor as you do yourself," you are doing right,

John Wesley New Testament

If ye fulfil the royal law (according to the Scripture) Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If ye truly fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well;

Julia Smith Translation

If yet ye complete the royal law according to the writing, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself, ye do well:

King James 2000

If you fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well:

Lexham Expanded Bible

However, if you carry out the royal law according to the scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you are doing well.

Modern King James verseion

If you fulfill the royal Law according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you do well.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If ye fulfil the royal law - according to the scripture which saith, "Thou shalt love thine neighbour as thyself" - ye do well.

Moffatt New Testament

If you really fulfil the royal law laid down by scripture, You must love your neighbour as yourself, well and good;

Montgomery New Testament

If you are keeping the royal law, which says, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thou dost thyself, you are doing well.

NET Bible

But if you fulfill the royal law as expressed in this scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you are doing well.

New Heart English Bible

However, if you fulfill the royal law, according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you do well.

Noyes New Testament

If indeed ye fulfill the royal law, according to the scripture, "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself," ye do well.

Sawyer New Testament

If you keep indeed the royal law according to the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well;

The Emphasized Bible

If ye are, indeed, fulfilling, a royal law, according to the scripture - Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, nobly, are ye doing;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If indeed ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet, if you keep the royal law which runs--'Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thou dost thyself,' you are doing right;

Webster

If ye fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself, ye do well:

Weymouth New Testament

If, however, you are keeping the Law as supreme, in obedience to the Commandment which says "You are to love your fellow man just as you love yourself," you are acting rightly.

Williams New Testament

But if you really observe the law of the King in accordance with the Scripture, "You must love your neighbor as you do yourself," you are doing right;

World English Bible

However, if you fulfill the royal law, according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you do well.

Worrell New Testament

If, however, ye fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," ye do well;

Worsley New Testament

If ye fulfil the royal law, according to the scripture, which saith, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well.

Youngs Literal Translation

If, indeed, royal law ye complete, according to the Writing, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself,' -- ye do well;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ye fulfil
τελέω 
Teleo 
Usage: 21

the royal
βασιλικός 
Basilikos 
Usage: 5

law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

πλησίον 
Plesion 
Usage: 12

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

σεαυτοῦ σεαυτῷ σεαυτόν σαυτοῦ σαυτῷ σα
Seautou 
Usage: 31

ye do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

Context Readings

Partiality Forbidden

7 Is it not they who slander and blaspheme that precious name by which you are distinguished and called [the name of Christ invoked in baptism]? 8 If indeed you [really] fulfill the royal Law in accordance with the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as [you love] yourself, you do well. 9 But if you show servile regard (prejudice, favoritism) for people, you commit sin and are rebuked and convicted by the Law as violators and offenders.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:18

You shall not take revenge or bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.

Leviticus 19:34

But the stranger who dwells with you shall be to you as one born among you; and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.

1 Kings 8:18

And the Lord said to David my father, Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for My Name, you did well that it was in your heart.

2 Kings 7:9

Then they said one to another, We are not doing right. This is a day of [glad] good news and we are silent and do not speak up! If we wait until daylight, some punishment will come upon us [for not reporting at once]. So now come, let us go and tell the king's household.

Jonah 4:4

Then said the Lord, Do you do well to be angry?

Jonah 4:9

And God said to Jonah, Do you do well to be angry for the loss of the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, angry enough to die!

Matthew 22:39

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.

Matthew 25:21

His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys.

Matthew 25:23

His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys.

Mark 12:31-33

The second is like it and is this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these.

Luke 10:27-37

And he replied, You must love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.

Romans 13:8-9

Keep out of debt and owe no man anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor [who practices loving others] has fulfilled the Law [relating to one's fellowmen, meeting all its requirements].

Galatians 5:14

For the whole Law [concerning human relationships] is complied with in the one precept, You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.

Galatians 6:2

Bear (endure, carry) one another's burdens and troublesome moral faults, and in this way fulfill and observe perfectly the law of Christ (the Messiah) and complete what is lacking [in your obedience to it].

Philippians 4:14

But it was right and commendable and noble of you to contribute for my needs and to share my difficulties with me.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love [for all other Christians], you have no need to have anyone write you, for you yourselves have been [personally] taught by God to love one another.

James 1:25

But he who looks carefully into the faultless law, the [law] of liberty, and is faithful to it and perseveres in looking into it, being not a heedless listener who forgets but an active doer [who obeys], he shall be blessed in his doing (his life of obedience).

James 2:12

So speak and so act as [people should] who are to be judged under the law of liberty [the moral instruction given by Christ, especially about love].

James 2:19

You believe that God is one; you do well. So do the demons believe and shudder [in terror and horror such as make a man's hair stand on end and contract the surface of his skin]!

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God's] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

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