New Living Translation
"Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of all that is taught in the law and the prophets.
King James Bible
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore all things whatever ye desire that men should do to you, thus do ye also do to them; for this is the law and the prophets.
World English Bible
Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for this is the law and the prophets.
Young's Literal Translation
'All things, therefore, whatever ye may will that men may be doing to you, so also do to them, for this is the law and the prophets.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:12 Luke 6:31.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. vii. 7, "Ask, and it Shall be Given You;" Etc. An Exhortation to Alms-Deeds.
1. In the lesson of the Holy Gospel the Lord hath exhorted us to prayer. "Ask," saith He, "and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth, and he that seeketh findeth, and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?  Or if he ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?  If ye then," …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
Known by their Fruits.
"Don't misunderstand why I have come. I did not come to abolish the law of Moses or the writings of the prophets. No, I came to accomplish their purpose.
The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments."
Do to others as you would like them to do to you.
Owe nothing to anyone--except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God's law.
Love does no wrong to others, so love fulfills the requirements of God's law.
For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
Yes indeed, it is good when you obey the royal law as found in the Scriptures: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
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