Matthew 22:36-38

36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
37 Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a]
38 This is the first and greatest commandment.

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Matthew 22:36 in Other Translations

KJV
36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law?
ESV
36 "Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?"
NLT
36 “Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?”
MSG
36 "Teacher, which command in God's Law is the most important?"
CSB
36 "Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?"

Matthew 22:36-38 In-Context

34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together.
35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question:
36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
37 Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’
38 This is the first and greatest commandment.
39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’
40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

Cross References 1

  • 1. Deuteronomy 6:5

Footnotes 1

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