“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 1
This is the first and greatest 1 commandment.
and I died. So 1 I found that the very commandment that was intended to bring life brought death! 2
So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy, righteous, and good.
The second is: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 1 There is no other commandment greater than these.”
My commandment is this – to love one another just as I have loved you. 1
If anyone considers himself a prophet or spiritual person, he should acknowledge that what I write to you is the Lord’s command.
“Honor your father and mother,” 1 which is the first commandment accompanied by a promise, namely,
Now 1 one of the experts in the law 2 came and heard them debating. When he saw that Jesus 3 answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?”
And I know that his commandment is eternal life. 1 Thus the things I say, I say just as the Father has told me.” 2
For the commandments, 1 “Do not commit adultery, do not murder, do not steal, do not covet,” 2 (and if there is any other commandment) are summed up in this, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 3
Dear friends, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning. 1 The old commandment is the word that you have already 2 heard.
Now 1 this is his commandment: 2 that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he gave 3 us the commandment.
(Now this is love: that we walk 1 according to his commandments.) This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning; thus 2 you should walk in it. 3