Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him. 18  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. 19 You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your cattle breed with another kind: you shall not sow your field with mixed seed: neither shall a garment of mixed linen and wool come upon you.



Cross References

Romans 12:19

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, says the Lord.

Romans 13:9

For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 5:14

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

James 2:8

If you fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well:

Proverbs 20:22

Say not, I will repay evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save you.

Matthew 19:19

Honor your father and your mother: and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Romans 12:17

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

Romans 13:4

For he is the minister of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid; for he bears not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, an avenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.

Exodus 23:4-5

If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again.

Deuteronomy 32:25

The sword outside, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the nursing child also with the man of gray hairs.

2 Samuel 13:22

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

2 Samuel 13:28

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

Psalm 103:9

He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger forever.

Matthew 5:43-44

You have heard that it has been said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.

Matthew 19:16

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

Matthew 22:39-40

And the second is like unto it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Mark 12:31-34

And the second is like, namely this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these.

Luke 10:27-37

And he answering said, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 5:20

Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strife, jealousy, wrath, selfishness, divisions, heresies,

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

Colossians 3:8

But now you also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy talk out of your mouth.

Hebrews 10:30

For we know him that has said, Vengeance belongs unto me, I will recompense, says the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people.

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking,

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