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Romans 13:8-10 New King James Version (NKJV)

Love Your Neighbor

Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” [a]“You shall not bear false witness,” “You shall not covet,” and if there is any other commandment, are all summed up in this saying, namely, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 13:9 NU omits “You shall not bear false witness,”
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Romans 13:8-10 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves [a]his neighbor has fulfilled the law. For this, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and if there is any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love [b]does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 13:8 Lit the other
  2. Romans 13:10 Lit works no evil
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Romans 13:8-10 Amplified Bible (AMP)

[a]Owe nothing to anyone except to [b]love and seek the best for one another; for he who [unselfishly] loves his neighbor has fulfilled the [essence of the] law [relating to one’s fellowman]. The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not covet,” and any other commandment are summed up in this statement: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love does no wrong to a neighbor [it never hurts anyone]. Therefore [unselfish] love is the fulfillment of the Law.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 13:8 Debt is generally to be avoided, but Paul probably is addressing debt to individuals with whom one has a personal relationship.
  2. Romans 13:8 The key to understanding this and other statements about love is to know that this love (the Greek word agape) is not so much a matter of emotion as it is of doing things for the benefit of another person, that is, having an unselfish concern for another and a willingness to seek the best for other believers.
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Romans 13:8-10 New International Version (NIV)

Love Fulfills the Law

Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,”[a] and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[b] 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 13:9 Exodus 20:13-15,17; Deut. 5:17-19,21
  2. Romans 13:9 Lev. 19:18
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Romans 13:8-10 King James Version (KJV)

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Galatians 5:14 New King James Version (NKJV)

14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Galatians 5:14 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

14 For the whole Law is fulfilled in one word, in the statement, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

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Galatians 5:14 Amplified Bible (AMP)

14 For the whole Law [concerning human relationships] is fulfilled in one precept, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself [that is, you shall have an unselfish concern for others and do things for their benefit].”

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Galatians 5:14 New International Version (NIV)

14 For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Galatians 5:14 Lev. 19:18
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Galatians 5:14 King James Version (KJV)

14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Colossians 2:16 New King James Version (NKJV)

16 So let no one judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a [a]festival or a new moon or sabbaths,

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 2:16 feast day
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Colossians 2:16 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

16 Therefore no one is to [a]act as your judge in regard to food or drink or in respect to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath [b]day—

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 2:16 Lit judge you
  2. Colossians 2:16 Or days
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Colossians 2:16 Amplified Bible (AMP)

16 Therefore let no one judge you in regard to food and drink or in regard to [the observance of] a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day.

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Colossians 2:16 New International Version (NIV)

Freedom From Human Rules

16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day.

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Colossians 2:16 King James Version (KJV)

16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:

Galatians 4:9-11 New King James Version (NKJV)

But now after you have known God, or rather are known by God, how is it that you turn again to the weak and beggarly elements, to which you desire again to be in bondage? 10 You observe days and months and seasons and years. 11 I am afraid for you, lest I have labored for you in vain.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Galatians 4:9-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless [a]elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again? 10 You observe days and months and seasons and years. 11 I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored [b]over you in vain.

Footnotes:

  1. Galatians 4:9 Or rudimentary teachings or principles
  2. Galatians 4:11 Or for
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Galatians 4:9-11 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Now, however, since you have come to know [the true] God [through personal experience], or rather to be known by God, how is it that you are turning back again to the weak and worthless elemental principles [of religions and philosophies], to which you want to be enslaved all over again? 10 [For example,] you observe [particular] days and months and seasons and years. 11 I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored [to the point of exhaustion] over you in vain.

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Galatians 4:9-11 New International Version (NIV)

But now that you know God—or rather are known by God—how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable forces[a]? Do you wish to be enslaved by them all over again? 10 You are observing special days and months and seasons and years! 11 I fear for you, that somehow I have wasted my efforts on you.

Footnotes:

  1. Galatians 4:9 Or principles
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Galatians 4:9-11 King James Version (KJV)

But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?

10 Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years.

11 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.

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