Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

General references

Bible References

Not avenge

Exodus 23:4
“If you come across your enemy’s stray ox or donkey, you must return it to him.
Deuteronomy 32:25
Outside, the sword will take their children,
and inside, there will be terror;
the young man and the young woman will be killed,
the infant and the gray-haired man.
2 Samuel 13:22
Absalom didn’t say anything to Amnon, either good or bad, because he hated Amnon since he disgraced his sister Tamar.
Proverbs 20:22
Don’t say, “I will avenge this evil!”
Wait on the Lord, and He will rescue you.
Matthew 5:43
“You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.
Romans 12:17
Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Try to do what is honorable in everyone’s eyes.
Romans 13:4
For government is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, because it does not carry the sword for no reason. For government is God’s servant, an avenger that brings wrath on the one who does wrong.
Galatians 5:20
idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions,
Ephesians 4:31
All bitterness, anger and wrath, shouting and slander must be removed from you, along with all malice.
Colossians 3:8
But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.
1 Peter 2:1
So rid yourselves of all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.

Thou shalt

Matthew 5:43
“You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.
Matthew 19:19
honor your father and your mother;
and love your neighbor as yourself.
Matthew 22:39
The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.
Mark 12:31
“The second is: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other command greater than these.”
Luke 10:27
He answered:

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.
Romans 13:9
The commandments:

Do not commit adultery;
do not murder;
do not steal;
do not covet;

and whatever other commandment—all are summed up by this: Love your neighbor as yourself.
Galatians 5:14
For the entire law is fulfilled in one statement: Love your neighbor as yourself.
James 2:8
Indeed, if you keep the royal law prescribed in the Scripture, Love your neighbor as yourself, you are doing well.

General references

Leviticus 19:34
You must regard the foreigner who lives with you as the native-born among you. You are to love him as yourself, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt; I am Yahweh your God.
1 John 4:21
And we have this command from Him: The one who loves God must also love his brother.

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