Parallel Verses

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 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:

Amplified

If, however, you are [really] fulfilling the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself [that is, if you have an unselfish concern for others and do things for their benefit]” you are doing 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.

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.

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 Do they not blaspheme the good name of the one you belong to? 8 But if you fulfill the royal law as expressed in this scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you are doing well. 9 But if you show prejudice, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as violators.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:18

You must not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the children of your people, but you must love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.

Leviticus 19:34

The foreigner who resides with you must be to you like a native citizen among you; so you must love him as yourself, because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.

1 Kings 8:18

The Lord told my father David, 'It is right for you to have a strong desire to build a temple to honor me.

2 Kings 7:9

Then they said to one another, "It's not right what we're doing! This is a day to celebrate, but we haven't told anyone. If we wait until dawn, we'll be punished. So come on, let's go and inform the royal palace."

Jonah 4:4

The Lord said, "Are you really so very angry?"

Jonah 4:9

God said to Jonah, "Are you really so very angry about the little plant?" And he said, "I am as angry as I could possibly be!"

Matthew 22:39

The second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'

Matthew 25:21

His master answered, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You have been faithful in a few things. I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.'

Matthew 25:23

His master answered, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You have been faithful with a few things. I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.'

Mark 12:31-33

The second is: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."

Luke 10:27-37

The expert answered, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind, and love your neighbor as yourself."

Romans 13:8-9

Owe no one anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.

Galatians 5:14

For the whole law can be summed up in a single commandment, namely, "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

Galatians 6:2

Carry one another's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Philippians 4:14

Nevertheless, you did well to share with me in my trouble.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

Now on the topic of brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

James 1:25

But the one who peers into the perfect law of liberty and fixes his attention there, and does not become a forgetful listener but one who lives it out -- he will be blessed in what he does.

James 2:12

Speak and act as those who will be judged by a law that gives freedom.

James 2:19

You believe that God is one; well and good. Even the demons believe that -- and tremble with fear.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

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