Parallel Verses

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."

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him. 18 "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." 19 "Observe my statutes. "You are not to let your cattle breed with a different species. "You are not to sow your fields with two different kinds of seeds. "You are not to wear clothing made from two different kinds of material.



Cross References

Romans 12:19

Do not take revenge, dear friends, but leave room for God's wrath. For it is written, "Vengeance belongs to me. I will pay them back, declares the Lord."

Romans 13:9

For the commandments, "You must not commit adultery; you must not murder; you must not steal; you must not covet," and every other commandment are summed up in this statement: "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

Galatians 5:14

For the whole Law is summarized in a single statement: "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

James 2:8

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."

Proverbs 20:22

Don't say "I'll avenge that wrong!" Wait on the LORD and he will deliver you.

Matthew 19:19

Jesus said, ""You must not murder, you must not commit adultery, you must not steal, you must not give false testimony, honor your father and mother,' and, "you must love your neighbor as yourself.'"

Romans 12:17

Do not pay anyone back evil for evil, but focus your thoughts on what is right in the sight of all people.

Romans 13:4

For they are God's servants, working for your good.

Exodus 23:4-5

"If you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him.

Deuteronomy 32:25

Outside, the sword will cause bereavement; within, there will be terror for the young man and virgin alike, also for the nursing infant and the aged man."

2 Samuel 13:22

But Absalom never said a word, either good or bad, to Amnon. Nevertheless, he hated Amnon because he had humiliated his sister Tamar.

2 Samuel 13:28

Then Absalom instructed his young men, "Please keep watching Amnon until he's drunk. Then I'll tell you, "Attack Amnon!' As soon as I do, kill him and don't be afraid! You have your orders, so be strong and brave!"

Psalm 103:9

He does not maintain a dispute continuously or remain angry for all time.

Matthew 5:43-44

"You have heard that it was said, "You must love your neighbor' and hate your enemy.

Matthew 19:16

Just then a man came up to Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what good deed should I do to have eternal life?"

Matthew 22:39-40

The second is exactly like it: "You must love your neighbor as yourself.'

Mark 12:31-34

The second is this: "You must love your neighbor as yourself.' No other commandment is greater than these."

Luke 10:27-37

He answered, "You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind. And you must love your neighbor as yourself."

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, rivalry, jealously, outbursts of anger, quarrels, conflicts, factions,

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred.

Colossians 3:8

But now you must also get rid of anger, wrath, malice, slander, obscene speech, and all such sins.

Hebrews 10:30

For we know the one who said, "Vengeance belongs to me; I will pay them back," and again, "The Lord will judge his people."

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore, rid yourselves of every kind of evil and deception, hypocrisy, jealousy, and every kind of slander.

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