12:31 The second is: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 1 There is no other commandment greater than these.”
12:32 The expert in the law said to him, “That is true, Teacher; you are right to say that he is one, and there is no one else besides him. 2
12:33 And to love him with all your heart, with all your mind, and with all your strength 3 and to love your neighbor as yourself 4 is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
12:34 When Jesus saw that he had answered thoughtfully, he said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” Then no one dared any longer to question him.
1 sn A quotation from Lev 19:18.
2 sn A quotation from Deut 4:35.
3 sn A quotation from Deut 6:5.
4 sn A quotation from Lev 19:18.