Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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:

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 and the very people who speak evil of the noble Name by which you are called? 8 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. 9 But if you are making distinctions between one man and another, you are guilty of sin, and are convicted by the Law as offenders.


Cross References

Matthew 22:39

And the second is similar to it: 'Thou shalt love thy fellow man as much as thyself.'

Matthew 25:21

"'You have done well, good and trustworthy servant,' replied his master; 'you have been trustworthy in the management of a little, I will put you in charge of much: share your master's joy.'

Matthew 25:23

"'Good and trustworthy servant, you have done well,' his master replied; 'you have been trustworthy in the management of a little, I will put you in charge of much: share your master's joy.'

Mark 12:31-33

"The second is this: 'Thou shalt love thy fellow man as thou lovest thyself.' "Other Commandment greater than these there is none."

Luke 10:27-37

"'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,'" he replied, "'with thy whole heart, thy whole soul, thy whole strength, and thy whole mind; and thy fellow man as much as thyself.'"

Romans 13:8-9

Owe nothing to any one except mutual love; for he who loves his fellow man has satisfied the demands of Law.

Galatians 5:14

For the entire Law has been obeyed when you have kept the single precept, which says, "You are to love your fellow man equally with yourself."

Galatians 6:2

Always carry one another's burdens, and so obey the whole of Christ's Law.

Philippians 4:14

Yet I thank you for taking your share in my troubles.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But on the subject of love for the brotherhood it is unnecessary for me to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another;

James 1:25

But he who looks closely into the perfect Law--the Law of freedom--and continues looking, he, being not a hearer who forgets, but an obedient doer, will as the result of his obedience be blessed.

James 2:12

Speak and act as those should who are expecting to be judged by the Law of freedom.

James 2:19

You believe that God is one, and you are quite right: evil spirits also believe this, and shudder."

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a priesthood of kingly lineage, a holy nation, a people belonging specially to God, that you may make known the perfections of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvellous light.

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