The Greatest Commandment

34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together.

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35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question:

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36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
37 Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’a

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38 This is the first and greatest commandment.
39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’b

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40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

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