Parallel Verses

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.

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 nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor (acquaintance, associate, companion) 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.

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 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart; thou shalt rebuke thy neighbour in sincerity, that thou not bear sin for him. 18 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. 19 Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy animal join with a diverse kind for mixtures; thou shalt not sow thy field with mixture, neither shalt thou wear garments of a mixture of different things.



Cross References

Romans 12:19

Not defending yourselves, dearly beloved; but rather give place unto the wrath of God, for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

Romans 13:9

For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not murder, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet, and if there is any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Galatians 5:14

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

James 2:8

If ye truly fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well;

Proverbs 20:22

Say not thou, I will take vengeance, but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.

Matthew 19:19

Honour thy father and thy mother, and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Romans 12:17

Not repaying anyone evil for evil; procuring that which is good not only in the sight of God, but even in the sight of all men.

Romans 13:4

for he is a minister of God for thy good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain, for he is a minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.

Deuteronomy 32:25

The sword without and terror within shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

2 Samuel 13:22

And Absalom spoke neither good nor bad unto his brother Amnon, for Absalom hated Amnon because he had forced his sister Tamar.

2 Samuel 13:28

Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon, then kill him. Fear not; have I not commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant.

Psalm 103:9

He will not always chide, neither will he keep his anger for ever.

Matthew 5:43-44

Ye have heard that it was said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.

Matthew 19:16

And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?

Matthew 22:39-40

And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Mark 12:31-34

And the second is like it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is no other commandment greater than these.

Luke 10:27-37

And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy strength and with all thy understanding, and thy neighbour as thyself.

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour and evil speaking be taken away from you, with all malice,

Colossians 3:8

But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

Hebrews 10:30

For we know who he is that has said, Vengeance belongs to me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people.

1 Peter 2:1

Having therefore left all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envies and all murmurings,

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