Luke 10:27

27 And he answered, 1"You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and 2your neighbor as yourself."

Luke 10:27 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 10:27

And he answering said, thou shalt love the Lord thy God,
&c.] This was part of their phylacteries, which they recited every day; (See Gill on Matthew 22:37) (See Gill on Matthew 22:39) (See Gill on Mark 12:28) (See Gill on Mark 12:29)

Luke 10:27 In-Context

25 And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
26 He said to him, "What is written in the Law? How do you read it?"
27 And he answered, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself."
28 And he said to him, "You have answered correctly; do this, and you will live."
29 But he, desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

Cross References 2

  • 1. Matthew 22:37; Mark 12:30; Cited from Deuteronomy 6:5
  • 2. Cited from Leviticus 19:18; See Matthew 19:19