Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

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?

Amplified

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”

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?

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 One of them, a teacher of the law of Moses, asked Him a question [in an attempt] to test Him. 36 "Teacher, which one is the greatest commandment in the law of Moses?" he asked. 37 Jesus replied, [Deut. 6:5] "'You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind.'


Cross References

Matthew 5:19-20

Therefore, whoever disregards one of these least [significant] requirements [of the law of Moses] and teaches others to [disregard them], he will be considered the least [significant person] in the kingdom of heaven. But whoever obeys them and teaches [others to obey] them, will be considered important in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 15:6

this person does not honor his father [or mother]. You have made God's message useless by [thus enforcing] your traditions.

Matthew 23:23-24

"It is too bad for you hypocritical experts in the law of Moses and [you] Pharisees! For you give a tenth of your mint, dill and cumin [i.e., small garden herbs used for seasoning or fragrance], and [yet] neglect the heavier responsibilities required by the law, [such as] justice, mercy and faith. You should have done these ["lighter"] things and not neglected to do the other ["heavier"] things [as well].

Mark 12:28-33

Then one of the experts in the law of Moses [Note: Matt. 22:34 identifies him as being a Pharisee also], came and heard Jesus and the Sadducees discussing together [i.e., the subject of the resurrection], and knowing that Jesus had refuted the Sadducees successfully, asked Him, "Which commandment is foremost, above all the others?"

Luke 11:42

"But it is too bad for you Pharisees! For you give a tenth of your mint, rue and every [other] herb [Note: These were small garden plants used for seasoning or medicine] and [yet] neglect [demonstrating] justice and the love of God [toward others]. But you should have done these things and not neglected to do the other things [as well].

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