Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 dost not hate thy brother in thy heart; thou dost certainly reprove thy fellow, and not suffer sin on him. 18 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. 19 My statutes ye do keep: thy cattle thou dost not cause to gender with diverse kinds; thy field thou dost not sow with diverse kinds, and a garment of diverse kinds, shaatnez, doth not go up upon thee.



Cross References

Romans 12:19

not avenging yourselves, beloved, but give place to the wrath, for it hath been written, 'Vengeance is Mine,

Romans 13:9

for, 'Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false testimony, Thou shalt not covet;' and if there is any other command, in this word it is summed up, in this: 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself;'

Galatians 5:14

for all the law in one word is fulfilled -- in this: 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself;'

James 2:8

If, indeed, royal law ye complete, according to the Writing, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself,' -- ye do well;

Proverbs 20:22

Do not say, 'I recompense evil,' Wait for Jehovah, and He delivereth thee.

Matthew 19:19

honour thy father and mother, and, thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.'

Romans 12:17

giving back to no one evil for evil; providing right things before all men.

Romans 13:4

for of God it is a ministrant to thee for good; and if that which is evil thou mayest do, be fearing, for not in vain doth it bear the sword; for of God it is a ministrant, an avenger for wrath to him who is doing that which is evil.

Exodus 23:4-5

'When thou meetest thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou dost certainly turn it back to him;

Deuteronomy 32:25

Without bereave doth the sword, And at the inner-chambers -- fear, Both youth and virgin, Suckling with man of grey hair.

2 Samuel 13:22

and Absalom hath not spoken with Amnon either evil or good, for Absalom is hating Amnon, because that he humbled Tamar his sister.

2 Samuel 13:28

And Absalom commandeth his young men, saying, 'See, I pray thee, when the heart of Amnon is glad with wine, and I have said unto you, Smite Amnon, that ye have put him to death; fear not; is it not because I have commanded you? be strong, yea, become sons of valour.'

Psalm 103:9

Not for ever doth He strive, Nor to the age doth He watch.

Matthew 5:43-44

'Ye heard that it was said: Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and shalt hate thine enemy;

Matthew 19:16

And lo, one having come near, said to him, 'Good teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have life age-during?'

Matthew 22:39-40

and the second is like to it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself;

Mark 12:31-34

and the second is like it, this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself; -- greater than these there is no other command.'

Luke 10:27-37

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

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strifes, emulations, wraths, rivalries, dissensions, sects,

Ephesians 4:31

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

Colossians 3:8

but now put off, even ye, the whole -- anger, wrath, malice, evil-speaking, filthy talking -- out of your mouth.

Hebrews 10:30

for we have known Him who is saying, 'Vengeance is Mine, I will recompense, saith the Lord;' and again, 'The Lord shall judge His people;' --

1 Peter 2:1

Having put aside, then, all evil, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envyings, and all evil speakings,

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