Mark 12:31
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New International Version
The second is this: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no commandment greater than these."

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

Darby Bible Translation
And a second like it [is] this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is not another commandment 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."

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

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou shalt love the Lord - On the nature and properties of the love of God and man, and the way in which this commandment is fulfilled, see the notes on Matthew 22:37, etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou.

Leviticus 19:13 You shall not defraud your neighbor, neither rob him...

Matthew 7:12 Therefore all things whatever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Matthew 19:18,19 He said to him, Which? Jesus said, You shall do no murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal...

Matthew 22:39 And the second is like to it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Luke 10:27,36,37 And he answering said, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength...

Romans 13:8,9 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law...

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies not; charity braggs not itself, is not puffed up...

Galatians 5:14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

James 2:8-13 If you fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well...

1 John 3:17-19 But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him...

1 John 4:7,8,21 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loves is born of God, and knows God...

Library
God's Last Arrow
'Having yet therefore one son, his well-beloved, he sent him also last unto them.'--Mark xii. 6. Reference to Isaiah v. There are differences in detail here which need not trouble us. Isaiah's parable is a review of the theocratic history of Israel, and clearly the messengers are the prophets; here Christ speaks of Himself and His own mission to Israel, and goes on to tell of His death as already accomplished. I. The Son who follows and surpasses the servants. (a) Our Lord here places Himself in
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Marvels of Holy Scripture, --Moral and Physical. --Jael's Deed Defended. --Miracles vindicated.
Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the Scriptures, neither the power of God. ON a certain occasion, the Son of Man was asked what was thought a hard question by those who, in His day, professed "the negative Theology [588] ." There was a moral and there was physical marvel to be solved. Both difficulties were met by a single sentence. The Sadducean judgment had gone astray from the Truth, (planasthe our Saviour said,) from a twofold cause: (1) The men did not understand those very Scriptures
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

A Serious Persuasive to Such a Method of Spending Our Days as is Represented in the Former Chapter.
1, 2. Christians fix their views too low, and indulge too indolent a disposition, which makes it more necessary to urge such a life as that under consideration.--3. It is therefore enforced, from its being apparently reasonable, considering ourselves as the creatures of God, and as redeemed by the blond of Christ.--4. From its evident tendency to conduce to our comfort in life.--5. From the influence it will have to promote our usefulness to others.--6. From its efficacy to make afflictions lighter.--7.
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

The Cross as a Social Principle
Social Redemption is Wrought by Vicarious Suffering DAILY READINGS First Day: The Prophetic Succession And he began to speak unto them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged a pit for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country. And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruits of the vineyard. And they took him, and beat him, and sent him away empty.
Walter Rauschenbusch—The Social Principles of Jesus

Cross References
Leviticus 19:18
"'Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.

Mark 12:32
"Well said, teacher," the man replied. "You are right in saying that God is one and there is no other but him.

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