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 upon the ox of your enemy or his donkey going astray, you will certainly bring it back to him
Deuteronomy 32:25
From outside [her boundaries] the sword will make [her] childless, and from inside, terror; both [for] [the] young man [and] also the young woman, the infant [along with] the gray-headed man.
2 Samuel 13:22
Absalom did not speak with Amnon {either bad or good}, for Absalom hated Amnon {over the matter when} he raped Tamar his sister.
Proverbs 20:22
Do not say "I will repay evil"; wait for Yahweh and he will deliver you.
Matthew 5:43
"You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor' and 'Hate your enemy.'
Romans 12:17
Pay back no one evil for evil. Take thought for [what is] good in the sight of all people.
Romans 13:4
for it is God's servant to you for what [is] good. But if you do what [is] bad, be afraid, because it does not bear the sword to no purpose. For it is God's servant, the one who avenges for punishment on the one who does [what is] bad.
Galatians 5:20
idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, factions,
Ephesians 4:31
All bitterness, and rage, and wrath, and clamor, and abusive speech, must be removed from you, together with all wickedness.
Colossians 3:8
But now you also lay aside all [these] things: anger, rage, wickedness, slander, abusive language from your mouth.
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore, ridding yourselves of all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and 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
And the second [is] like it: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'
Mark 12:31
The second [is] this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."
Luke 10:27
And he answered [and] said, "You shall love the Lord your God from all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself."
Romans 13:9
For the [commandments], "You shall not commit adultery, you shall not commit murder, you shall not steal, you shall not covet," and if [there is] any other commandment, are summed up in this statement: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
Galatians 5:14
For the whole law is fulfilled in one statement, namely, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
James 2:8
However, if you carry out the royal law according to the scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you are doing well.

General references

Leviticus 19:34
The alien who is dwelling with you shall be like a native among you, and you shall love him like yourself, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I [am] Yahweh your God.
1 John 4:21
And this [is] the commandment we have from him: that the one who loves God should love his brother also.