Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am Yahweh.

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

"You are not to seek vengeance or hold a grudge against the descendants of your people. Instead, love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of thy people, but thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people; but thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

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.

Bible in Basic English

Do not make attempts to get equal with one who has done you wrong, or keep hard feelings against the children of your people, but have love for your neighbour as for yourself: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not avenge thyself nor keep anger with the sons of thy people, and didst love thy neighbor as thyself. I Jehovah.

King James 2000

You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall not seek vengeance, and you shall not harbor a grudge [against] {your fellow citizens}; and you shall love your neighbor like yourself; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people; but you shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not avenge thyself nor bear hate in thy mind against the children of thy people, but shalt love thy neighbour even as thyself. I am the LORD.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people; but you shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not take vengeance neither shalt thou cherish anger against the sons of thy people, So shalt thou love thy neighbour as thyself, - I, am Yahweh.

Webster

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

World English Bible

"'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people; but you shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not take vengeance, nor watch the sons of thy people; and thou hast had love to thy neighbour as thyself; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 35

נטר 
Natar 
Usage: 9

of thy people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

but thou shalt love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

as thyself
כּמו כּמו 
K@mow 
and when, as thyself, like me, according to it, worth
Usage: 127

Images Leviticus 19:18

Prayers for Leviticus 19:18

Context Readings

Justice, Love, And Propriety

17 “You must not harbor hatred against your brother. Rebuke your neighbor directly, and you will not incur guilt because of him. 18 Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am Yahweh. 19 “You are to keep My statutes. You must not crossbreed two different kinds of your livestock, sow your fields with two kinds of seed, or put on a garment made of two kinds of material.



Cross References

Romans 12:19

Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.

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.

Proverbs 20:22

Don’t say, “I will avenge this evil!”
Wait on the Lord, and He will rescue you.

Matthew 19:19

honor your father and your mother;
and love your neighbor as yourself.

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.

Exodus 23:4-5

“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.

2 Samuel 13:28

Now Absalom commanded his young men, “Watch Amnon until he is in a good mood from the wine. When I order you to strike Amnon, then kill him. Don’t be afraid. Am I not the one who has commanded you? Be strong and courageous!”

Psalm 103:9

He will not always accuse us
or be angry forever.

Matthew 5:43-44

“You have heard that it was said, Love your neighborand hate your enemy.

Matthew 19:16

Just then someone came up and asked Him, “Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?”

Matthew 22:39-40

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

Mark 12:31-34

“The second is: Love your neighboras yourself.There is no other command greater than these.”

Luke 10:27-37

He answered:Love the Lord your Godwith all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.

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.

Hebrews 10:30

For we know the One who has said, Vengeance belongs to Me, I will repay, and again, The Lord will judge His people.

1 Peter 2:1

So rid yourselves of all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.

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