Luke 6:31

31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.

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Luke 6:31 in Other Translations

KJV
31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
ESV
31 And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.
NLT
31 Do to others as you would like them to do to you.
MSG
31 "Here is a simple rule of thumb for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you; then grab the initiative and do it for them!
CSB
31 Just as you want others to do for you, do the same for them.

Luke 6:31 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 6:31

And as ye would that men should do to you
In matters of justice and beneficence were they in your case, and you in theirs;

do ye also to them likewise:
a golden rule this, agreeably to the light of nature, and divine revelation, and is the sum and substance of the law and prophets; (See Gill on Matthew 7:12).

Luke 6:31 In-Context

29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them.
30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.
31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
32 “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.
33 And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.

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