Matthew 22:37-40

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.
39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b]
40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

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Matthew 22:37 in Other Translations

KJV
37 Jesus said unto him,Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
ESV
37 And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.
NLT
37 Jesus replied, “‘You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’
MSG
37 Jesus said, "'Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence.'
CSB
37 He said to him, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.

Matthew 22:37-40 In-Context

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.”
41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
42 “What do you think about the Messiah? Whose son is he?”“The son of David,” they replied.

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Cross References 3

  • 1. Deuteronomy 6:5
  • 2. Leviticus 19:18; S Matthew 5:43; Matthew 19:19; Galatians 5:14
  • 3. Matthew 7:12; Luke 10:25-28

Footnotes 2

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