Mark 12:29-30

29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[a]
30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’[b]

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Mark 12:29 in Other Translations

KJV
29 And Jesus answered him,The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
ESV
29 Jesus answered, "The most important is, 'Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
NLT
29 Jesus replied, “The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The LORD our God is the one and only LORD.
MSG
29 Jesus said, "The first in importance is, 'Listen, Israel: The Lord your God is one;
CSB
29 "This is the most important," Jesus answered: Listen, Israel! The Lord our God, the Lord is One.

Mark 12:29-30 In-Context

27 He is not the God of the dead, but of the living. You are badly mistaken!”
28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?”
29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’
31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’There is no commandment greater than these.”
32 “Well said, teacher,” the man replied. “You are right in saying that God is one and there is no other but him.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Deuteronomy 6:4,5

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