and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;
Let love of the brethren continue.
If, however, you are fulfilling the royal law according to the Scripture, "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF," you are doing well.
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
For this, "YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, YOU SHALL NOT MURDER, YOU SHALL NOT STEAL, YOU SHALL NOT COVET," and if there is any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF."
"So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
"The second is like it, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.'
"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.
"By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
"Whoever will not observe the law of your God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed upon him strictly, whether for death or for banishment or for confiscation of goods or for imprisonment."
My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change,
I say, "Keep the command of the king because of the oath before God.
"However, so that we do not offend them, go to the sea and throw in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up; and when you open its mouth, you will find a shekel. Take that and give it to them for you and Me."
They said to Him, "Caesar's." Then He said to them, "Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and to God the things that are God's."
Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,
Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority, or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right.
Hear, my son, your father's instruction And do not forsake your mother's teaching;
My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;
My son, keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.
Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.