Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

The second one is this, 'You must love your neighbor the same way that you love yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these [i.e., love for God and man]."

New American Standard Bible

The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

King James Version

And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

And this second is similar, Thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself. There is no other commandment greater than these.

American Standard Version

The second is this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

Amplified

This is the second: ‘You shall [unselfishly] love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

Anderson New Testament

And the second, which is like it, is this: You shall love your neighbor as your self. There is no other commandment greater than these.

Bible in Basic English

The second is this, Have love for your neighbour as for yourself. There is no other law greater than these.

Common New Testament

The second is this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the second, which has an affinity to it, is this: "you shall love your neighbour as yourself." there is no other commandment greater than these.

Darby Translation

And a second like it is this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is not another commandment greater than these.

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

And this is the second: 'You must love your neighbor as you do yourself.' No other command is greater than these."

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

And the second like it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. No other command is greater than these.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

The second [is] this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the second is like unto this, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbor, as thyself.' There is none other commandment greater than these."

Moffatt New Testament

The second is this: You must love your neighbour as yourself. There is no other command greater than these."

Montgomery New Testament

"The second is this, "Thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself. Other command greater than these there is none."

NET Bible

The second is: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."

New Heart English Bible

The second is this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."

Noyes New Testament

The second is this: "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself." There is no other commandment greater than these.

Sawyer New Testament

Second is this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these.

The Emphasized Bible

The second, is, this - Thou shalt love, thy neighbour, as thyself. Greater than these, other commandment, is there none.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the second, like it, is this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: there is no greater commandment than these.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The second is this--'Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thou dost love thyself.' There is no commandment greater than these."

Webster

And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself: there is no other commandment greater than these.

Weymouth New Testament

"The second is this: 'Thou shalt love thy fellow man as thou lovest thyself.' "Other Commandment greater than these there is none."

Williams New Testament

And this is the second, 'You must love your neighbor as you do yourself.' No other command is greater than these."

World English Bible

The second is like this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."

Worrell New Testament

A second is this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no commandment greater than these."

Worsley New Testament

and the second is like it, even this, "Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself:" there is no other commandment greater than these.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the second
δεύτερος 
Deuteros 
Usage: 36

is like
ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26


Usage: 0

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

πλησίον 
Plesion 
Usage: 12

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

σεαυτοῦ σεαυτῷ σεαυτόν σαυτοῦ σαυτῷ σα
Seautou 
Usage: 31

There is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

Context Readings

The Greatest Commandment

30 and you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind and with all your strength.' 31 The second one is this, 'You must love your neighbor the same way that you love yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these [i.e., love for God and man]." 32 The expert in the law of Moses said to Jesus, "Truly, Teacher, you are right in saying that God is [the only] one and that there is no other God but Him.


Cross References

Matthew 7:12

Therefore, everything that you would like people to do to you, do [these things] to them also. For this is [what is required by] the law of Moses and the prophets.

Matthew 19:18-19

The young man asked Him, "Which [ones]?" Jesus answered, "You must not murder. You must not be sexually unfaithful to your mate. You must not steal. You must not give false testimony.

Luke 10:27

And the man answered Him, [Deut. 6:5], "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 [Lev. 19:18 says], " [You must love] your neighbor just as [you love] yourself."

Galatians 5:14

For the whole law of Moses can be fulfilled by [obeying this] one requirement [Lev. 19:18]: "You should love your neighbor the way you love yourself."

1 John 4:21

And this is the [greatest] commandment [See Matt. 2:37-38] we have received from Him: [It requires] that the person who [claims to] love God should also love his brother.

1 John 4:21

And this is the [greatest] commandment [See Matt. 2:37-38] we have received from Him: [It requires] that the person who [claims to] love God should also love his brother.

Matthew 22:39

A second one, similar to it is [Lev. 19:18], 'You must love your neighbor the same way that you love yourself.'

Luke 10:36-37

[Now] which of these three men do you think acted like a neighbor to the man attacked by the robbers?"

Romans 13:8-9

Do not owe anything to anyone, except to love one another. For the person who loves others has fulfilled [the requirements of] the law.

1 Corinthians 13:4-8

[Note: The following traits should be understood in the context of love for people]. Love is patient [with people], and is kind [to them]; love does not envy [what people are or have]; love does not boast [of being superior to others], it is not arrogant [in dealing with people].

James 2:8-13

However, you are doing well if you fulfill [i.e., obey] the royal law found in the Scriptures [Lev. 19:18], "You should love your neighbor the same way that you love yourself."

1 John 3:17-19

Now whoever has [a sufficient amount of] life's possessions and [then] observes one of his [Christian] brothers who does not have enough to get by on, but does not feel sorry for him [i.e., enough to help him out], surely a love for God does not continue to live in that person's heart.

1 John 4:7-8

Loved ones, we should have love for one another, because love comes from [the very nature of] God, and every person who [continually] loves [others] has been [spiritually] conceived by God [See 2:29; 3:9], and knows [he is in fellowship with] God.

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