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Luke 10:28

28 “You have answered correctly,” Jesus replied. “Do this and you will live.”

Read Luke 10:28 Using Other Translations

And he said unto him,Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.
And he said to him, "You have answered correctly; do this, and you will live."
“Right!” Jesus told him. “Do this and you will live!”

What does Luke 10:28 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 10:28

And he said unto him, thou hast answered right
It is so written, and read; and this, as if he should say, is the sum and substance of the law, and what that requires men should do; wherefore,

do this, and thou shalt live;
for the bare reading of it was not sufficient; though these men placed great confidence in reading this passage, or in reciting their phylacteries, of which this was a part, morning and night. Our Lord intimates by this, that, according to the tenor of the law, eternal life was not to be had without a complete and perfect performance of the duties of love to God, and to the neighbour, contained in these words; and this he suggests, in order to convict him of the impossibility of obtaining life by the works of the law, since such a performance cannot be made by man.

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