Parallel Verses

Amplified

Teacher, which kind of commandment is great and important (the principal kind) in the Law? [Some commandments are light -- "which are heavy?]

New American Standard Bible

"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?"

King James Version

Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

Holman Bible

“Teacher, which command in the law is the greatest?”

International Standard Version

"Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?"

A Conservative Version

Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?

American Standard Version

Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?

An Understandable Version

"Teacher, which one is the greatest commandment in the law of Moses?" he asked.

Anderson New Testament

Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?

Bible in Basic English

Master, which is the chief rule in the law?

Common New Testament

"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

which is the most important commandment of the law?

Darby Translation

Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?

Godbey New Testament

Teacher, what is the great commandment in the law?

Goodspeed New Testament

"Master, what command is greatest in the Law?"

John Wesley New Testament

trying him and saying, Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

Julia Smith Translation

Teacher, which the great command in the law?

King James 2000

Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Teacher, which commandment [is] greatest in the law?"

Modern King James verseion

Master, which is the great commandment in the Law?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Master, which is the chief commandment in the law?"

Moffatt New Testament

"Teacher," he said, "what is the greatest command in the Law?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Master, which is the great commandment in the law?"

NET Bible

"Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?"

New Heart English Bible

"Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the law?"

Noyes New Testament

Teacher, which commandment is great in the Law?

Sawyer New Testament

Teacher, what is the great commandment in the law?

The Emphasized Bible

Teacher! which commandment, is greatest in the law?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Teacher, what is the great commandment in the Law?"

Webster

Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

Weymouth New Testament

"Teacher, which is the greatest Commandment in the Law?"

Williams New Testament

"Teacher, what sort of command is greatest in the law?"

World English Bible

"Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the law?"

Worrell New Testament

"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?"

Worsley New Testament

and said, Master, which is the greatest commandment in the law?

Youngs Literal Translation

Teacher, which is the great command in the Law?'

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διδάσκαλος 
Didaskalos 
Usage: 48

ποῖος 
Poios 
Usage: 19

is the
ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Greatest Commandment

35 And one of their number, a lawyer, asked Him a question to test Him. 36 Teacher, which kind of commandment is great and important (the principal kind) in the Law? [Some commandments are light -- "which are heavy?] 37 And He replied to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind (intellect).


Cross References

Hosea 8:12

I wrote for him the ten thousand things of My law, but they are counted as a strange thing [as something which does not concern him].

Matthew 5:19-20

Whoever then breaks or does away with or relaxes one of the least [important] of these commandments and teaches men so shall be called least [important] in the kingdom of heaven, but he who practices them and teaches others to do so shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 15:6

So for the sake of your tradition (the rules handed down by your forefathers), you have set aside the Word of God [depriving it of force and authority and making it of no effect].

Matthew 23:23-24

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you give a tenth of your mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected and omitted the weightier (more important) matters of the Law -- "right and justice and mercy and fidelity. These you ought [particularly] to have done, without neglecting the others.

Mark 12:28-33

Then one of the scribes came up and listened to them disputing with one another, and, noticing that Jesus answered them fitly and admirably, he asked Him, Which commandment is first and most important of all [ in its nature]?

Luke 11:42

But woe to you, Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every [little] herb, but disregard and neglect justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done without leaving the others undone.

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