Luke 10:27

27 The man answered, " "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind'; and "Love your neighbor as you love yourself.' " 1

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 A teacher of the Law came up and tried to trap Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what must I do to receive eternal life?"
26 Jesus answered him, "What do the Scriptures say? How do you interpret them?"
27 The man answered, " "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind'; and "Love your neighbor as you love yourself.' "
28 "You are right," Jesus replied; "do this and you will live."
29 But the teacher of the Law wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?"

Cross References 1

  • 1. 10.27 aDeuteronomy 6.5; bLeviticus 19.18.